Very nice view of a Neckar loop and over to the Dilsberg festival. However, the ascent of the tower is adventurous, since it is pitch black there, not really possible or very difficult without a flashlight. In the meantime, however, climbing the tower is no problem with a flashlight app on your smartphone.
October 23, 2017
If you are on the Neckarsteig, you should definitely include the ascent to the tower of the rear castle. Since the tower has no windows, it is very dark inside and you need a flashlight or cell phone to get to the top safely. The view from above compensates for the difficult ascent.
February 15, 2020
The back castle, also called Alt-Schadeck, is the ruin of a spur castle at 165 m above sea level. NN near Neckarsteinach in the Bergstrasse district in Hesse. It is the oldest of the four castles Vorderburg, Mittelburg, Hinterburg and Schwalbennest and the ancestral castle of the noble women of Steinach.
May 26, 2020
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