Burgruine Nippenburg

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  • Gassi-Touren

    The Nippenburg was built for military purposes probably in the 12th century by a local noble family. It is considered the oldest castle ruin in the Stuttgart area.
    (Nippenburg - Wikipedia)
    Further interesting information on Wikipedia
    de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nippenburg

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    • April 10, 2019

  • Lis88

    A great tour👍daumen high. However, very good kick required, some routes left below the ruins partly very fused and steep (slippery) Caution!
    At the end of the trail you come to a golf course. The last kilometers over the field are also very nice. All in all a nice route

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    • July 1, 2018

  • schultes

    Surprising castle ruins over the Glemstal. Also good to reach along the golf course. Whether there is a rest stop there I could not find out.

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    • November 16, 2018

  • AlbTraufgänger

    The Nippenburg is the ruin of a spur castle and a farm southwest of Schwieberdingen (295 m). It was first documented in 1160 and is considered the oldest in the Stuttgart region. In the 17th century, the strategically located on a mountain spur above the Glemstals castle was abandoned and built in the immediate vicinity of the manor house castle Nippenburg. In the following centuries, the castle was used as a quarry and abandoned to decay. The remains of the castle ruins with high shield wall and Vorburgteilen and a massive scouring from the year 1483 were consolidated in the early 1980s.

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    • April 13, 2019

  • AlbTraufgänger

    The Nippenburg is the ruin of a spur castle and a farm southwest of Schwieberdingen at 295 m above sea level. NN. It was first documented in 1160 and is considered the oldest in the Stuttgart region. In the 17th century, the strategically located on a mountain spur above the Glemstals castle was abandoned and built in the immediate vicinity of the manor house castle Nippenburg. In the following centuries, the castle was used as a quarry and abandoned to decay. The remains of the castle ruins with high shield wall and Vorburgteilen and a massive scouring from the year 1483 were consolidated in the early 1980s.

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    • April 13, 2019

  • AlbTraufgänger

    The Nippenburg is the ruin of a spur castle and a farm southwest of Schwieberdingen at 295 m above sea level. NN. It was first documented in 1160 and is considered the oldest in the Stuttgart region. In the 17th century, the strategically located on a mountain spur above the Glemstals castle was abandoned and built in the immediate vicinity of the manor house castle Nippenburg. In the following centuries, the castle was used as a quarry and abandoned to decay. The remains of the castle ruins with high shield wall and Vorburgteilen and a massive scouring from the year 1483 were consolidated in the early 1980s.

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    • April 13, 2019

  • Daniel

    The outdoor highlight in Schwieberdingen.
    Popular place for hikers, walkers and cyclists.

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    • August 2, 2019

  • Daniel

    Great motive for a snapshot!

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    • August 2, 2019

  • Daniel

    A piece of walkable history - Great place for hiking, mountain biking, cycling I like being here

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    • August 2, 2019

  • Carsten

    Especially nice at dusk

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    • September 5, 2019

  • Daniel

    Hidden little castle ruins. Great view to Hemmingen. Don't overflow. Abeteuler exit to Glems.

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    • February 18, 2020

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Location: Schwieberdingen, Ludwigsburg, Kraichgau-Stromberg, Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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