A castle like from a book. In this case, that's actually true. The castle from Wilhelm Hauff's novel "Lichtenstein" from 1826 provided the suggestion and template for the reconstruction of the Lichtenstein ruins in 1842. It also looks like this: a real fairytale castle built dangerously close to the slope.
March 28, 2015
You really should not miss the "Swabian Neuschwanstein" when you're in this corner of the Alb.
Our castle tour was good. A few nice anecdotes, would have liked to be a bit looser, but you were not showered with historical data and pedigrees. The rooms are consistently worth seeing and where else do you see a real Samurai armor? ;)
June 28, 2018
On the grounds of the castle is the Schlossschenke Lichtenstein. In addition to visitors to the castle and the Velcro park, hikers who travel on the Albsteig are also welcome here.
Serves Swabian and home-style dishes where quality and daily freshness is respected. Many seasonal specialties of the region can be found on the menu.
April - October: 09.00-18.00, hot meals until 17.30
November: 09.00-18.00 on weekends and public holidays, hot meals until 5.30 pm throughout
December and January: closed
February and March: On weekends and public holidays 09.00-18.00 clock, continuously hot kitchen until 17.30 clock
October 2, 2016
... and if you want to know more about the poet Wilhelm Hauff, the castle and the novel "Lichtenstein", "The Cold Heart", "Kalif Storch" or "The Fairytale of Little Muck", I recommend the small museum in Honau gemeinde-lichtenstein.de/Startseite/Freizeit+_+Tourismus/Wilhelm_Hauff_Museum.html
August 26, 2019
Above Honaus on the demolition edge of the Alb lies the fairytale Lichtenstein Castle. Everyone who had a model train had known as a Faller kit. The most beautiful view of the tower and the striking castle can be seen from the road up the mountain to Honau. There is always a lot going on here!
March 26, 2020
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