Burgruine Rodenstein

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Recommended by 525 out of 536 hikers


  • Till

    The castle was built around 1240 by the brothers Rudolf and Friedrich von Crumbach, who called themselves from 1256 "Von Rodenstein". Since then, the castle bears her name. In the following years, the system was rebuilt several times and has changed its appearance. The family Rodenstein lived here until she died of the plague in 1635. Because the castle was not used anymore, it slowly decayed. At the castle gate you will find more information.

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    • July 10, 2018

  • Ida Bogø

    Such a prominent highlight of course has its own homepage:

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    • April 26, 2017

  • Dirk

    great outdoor adventure playground ... a small picnic at the set up below the ruin wooden benches and tables with great views of the valley ... nice.

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    • April 12, 2017

  • Jochen

    Great castle ruins-quite manageable and fix visited. There are still enough remains of the wall to be able to imagine the former castle well.

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    • April 14, 2019

  • Picasso_Ruiz

    Ruin is great - great fun for young and old :)

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    • September 24, 2015

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Well preserved ruin with some hidden angles.
    Is well suited for a little rest, if you do not want to run down to the inn, or has its own food.

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    • September 23, 2018

  • Dirk

    like a big adventure playground for the short ... class.

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    • December 12, 2014

  • The Bull Terrier, his Human & Food

    Beautiful ruin, but quickly crossed.

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    • October 12, 2017

  • Stephanie

    Beautiful castle ruins with circular path. Good to reach in the summer, but in wet weather good footwear is recommended.

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    • August 21, 2019

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Well preserved ruin with some hidden angles.
    Is well suited for a little rest, if you do not want to run down to the inn and have his own food with you.

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    • September 23, 2018

  • Matthias S.

    Great view, and in the nearby Hofgut Rodenstein you can eat well.

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    • January 4, 2019

  • JR on Tour

    Well preserved castle ruins in the forest.

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    • June 25, 2019

  • Alexander

    super nice ruin with restaurant nearby

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    • October 12, 2019

  • Markus S

    Beautiful castle ruins and very close to the falling water

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    • January 26, 2020

  • Regina

    Please not on Sundays - to overflow. Great picnic balcony in front of the castle

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    • April 8, 2020

  • Thomas

    Beautiful ruin, centrally located to make side trips from there in different directions.

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    • 5 days ago

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Location: Fränkisch-Crumbach, Odenwaldkreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany


  • Elevation300 m

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