Burgruine Lichtenstein

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  • Rombea

    Old legend about Lichtenstein and Lichteneck: The Houbirg opposite on a rugged mountain was Lichtenstein Castle and further up in the valley the Lichteneck Castle. It is said that the owners of both castles gave a signal when merchants came with their goods down the valley on the road that leads from Nuremberg to Bohemia and then robbed them. At last both castles were broken by the Nuremberg; the last Lichtenstein man escaped to Bohemia and became the lord of the house in Lichtenstein.

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    • November 25, 2019

  • Rombea

    Very beautiful view. Old legend to Lichtenstein and Lichteneck: Opposite the Hubirg on a rugged mountain was the castle Lichtenstein and further up in the valley the castle Lichteneck. It is said that the owners of both castles had made a sign when, down in the valley on the road leading from Nuremberg to Bohemia, merchants came with their goods, and then robbed them. At last both castles had been broken by the Nurembergers; but the last Lichtensteiner had escaped to Bohemia and there became the master of the house Lichtenstein.

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    • November 25, 2019

  • Johanna

    The castle ruins perched high above the town of Pommelsbrunn. A trip to the viewpoint is definitely worth it, because the view of the town and the Nuremberg land is simply fantastic.

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    • August 17, 2018

  • Krümel

    Also visit the castle ruins Lichtenegg, about 15 minutes away, further into the valley. In Haunritz there is a way to cool your feet, at a beautiful Kneipp facility, directly in the stream. And above is the castle ruins Lichtenegg, you go through it directly through the economy and get a nice overview of the other side of the valley. With good visibility, you can see the castle ruins Lichtenstein.

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    • March 24, 2019

  • David Caminhar

    The view is really unique. 😎😊

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    • August 9, 2020

  • Krümel

    Sundays there are in the nature friends house, coffee and cake.
    Unfortunately, it was only Saturday so we can not say how it tastes. However right at the Naturfreunde Haus there is a nice playground and seating for a rest.

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    • March 24, 2019

  • Manu 🙋🏻‍♀️ & Zenzi 🐕

    Burglein probably meets here rather.

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    • September 29, 2019

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Location: Pommelsbrunn, Nürnberger Land, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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