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Castles in Freiburg District

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A visit to a castle — whether you stumble over one during a hike outdoors or walk your way around the grounds with a guide — is always something special, and you’ve got 20 beautiful castles to choose from in Freiburg District. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles in Freiburg District

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    Burg Hohenhewen

    Hiking Highlight

    A hike to the castle ruin Hohenhewen is worthwhile just because of the magnificent view. An observation platform was added to the rest of the keep, from which you can …

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    Schloss Ortenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Pay attention to the opening and closing times of the castle (e.g. until 6 p.m. in summer). Then the access to the garden and keep will be closed.
    Otherwise, parts of the facility can then be explored free of charge.

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    Schloss Staufenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle looks back on more than 1000 years of history. Today you can visit the castle and enjoy regional delicacies in the cozy wine bar.

    The wine bar is …

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    Ruine Altbodman

    Hiking Highlight

    For quick access, park at Versperstube Bodanwald, a 15-minute walk from there.
    Next door is a bison enclosure and a place to stop for refreshments.

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    Silvi
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    Donaueschingen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beautiful city with the source of the Danube and the Princely Palace Park

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    Schlossbergturm

    Hiking Highlight

    The 153-step tower is encircled by 34-meter-long Douglas-fir tree trunks in the Mikado rod-look, but since the opening of the tower in 2002 again and again cause trouble: The approximately …

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    Sandra
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    Burgruine Hohengeroldseck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    It is a large area and there is a lot to discover. Towers can be climbed and it is a fantastic view

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    Ruine Hohenschramberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The detour to the castle ruins is definitely worth it. The former weir system is at a height of 630 meters and from here you have a great view of …

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    9

    Am Räuberschlössle

    Hiking Highlight

    Without the name tag "Räiberschlössle" you almost walk past it. But if you then take the secured path around the rock, it turns out to be hollow: a large space …

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    Burg Sponeck

    Hiking Highlight

    Castle, garden, Celts, Romans and Altrheinarm, what more could you want.

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    Burg Husen

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Husen is an old castle ruin and towers over Hausach. It was built around 1220 under the Zähringern to protect the surrounding silver mines. You can visit them …

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    Burkheim

    Hiking Highlight

    The historic and listed Mittelstädtle of Burkheim am Kaiserstuhl with beautiful town and half-timbered houses, the town hall and the city gate is definitely worth seeing. The medieval charm of …

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    Burgruine Neuenfels

    Hiking Highlight

    Wonderful view to the west in Alsace.

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    Ruine Schenkenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schenkenburg was built around 1250. The stump of the keep is still standing and parts of the Palas, the former hall building, are still there and protrude up to …

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    Schiltach Altstadt

    Hiking Highlight

    The heart of the city of Schiltach is the market square in the old town. That was the case before, because this is where the important connecting routes through the …

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    Schloss Staufenberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Unparalleled view over the vineyards of Durbach to Strasbourg Cathedral.

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    Sinzemer
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    Burg Rötteln

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    One of the largest and most impressive castle ruins in South Baden. With a length of 300 meters and a width of 30 meters, it extends on a mountain spur …

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    Ruine Sausenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    On the ruin Sausenburg you reach the remnant of a hill castle, which was built in the 13th century and was in the possession of the Margrave of Sausenburg. Today, …

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    Ruine Lützelhardt

    Hiking Highlight

    A visit to the castle ruin Lützelhardt is an absolute must for visitors of this holiday region. Beautiful, well-preserved area with a nice hiking pavilion as a resting place.

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    Schloss Bürgeln

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice castle and delicious cake in the castle restaurant

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