Schloß Wiesentfels

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  • Söhni 🏃

    The castle Wiesentfels is a rock castle over the district Wiesentfels. The castle is privately owned, but can be visited. A board at the gate informs about the castle guides.
    The castle castle was from 1333 to 1938 property of the counts of Giech. Knight Albert von Giech received the castle in 1333 from the Bishopric of Bamberg as a fief. In 1412, two thirds of the castle as Unterwiesentfels to Heinz von Schaumberg and 1415, a third of the castle was awarded as Oberwiesentfels to Hans II of Giech.
    Here at Schloss Wiesentfels was filmed in 2017 for the movie "Five Friends - In the Valley of the Dinosaurs". Julian's Adventures, "Dick" (Richard), "George", Anne and Timmy the Dog are detective stories by Enid Blyton. 21 volumes she wrote about the experiences of the five friends.

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    • August 10, 2019

  • Geigo

    The Wiesentfels Castle is a rock castle above the Wiesentfels district of the Upper Franconian town of Hollfeld in the Bayreuth district. The castle is privately owned and can be visited.It dominates the valley of the Wiesent on a 40 meter high rock.

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    • June 11, 2020

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Location: Hollfeld, Bayreuth, Franconian Switzerland, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation410 m

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