The Luccaburg was an early medieval low castle near Loccum. The tower hill castle of the counts of Lucca from 11./12. Century is recognizable as a mighty, round mound. Parts of the 2 m wide curtain wall have been preserved. Around 1113 and 1130, a Count Burchard Lucca is mentioned in a document. His daughter Beatrice von Lucca married Count Wilbrand von Hallermund, who became his successor and heir. He donated 1163 Cistercian monks the surrounding land to found the monastery Loccums.
September 11, 2017
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