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Burgruine Stolzeneck

Burgruine Stolzeneck

Hiking Highlight

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Recommended by 364 out of 380 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald

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  • Alex

    The ruin is always freely accessible. A staircase leads to the preserved part of the shield wall, from where there is a beautiful view over the surrounding forest and the Neckar valley. If it is a bit shady down in the castle, you may have a sunny spot for a little rest up here.

    In the bailey there is also a flowing wooden well and a large barbecue area with unfortunately a bit sparse seating. But surely everyone will find a place on the walls and stairs all around. Especially since the ruin does not seem overly crowded.

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    • January 6, 2018

  • Jochen

    Beautiful castle ruins. In the lower area there is a fountain. If you take the trouble and climb the stairs, you will enjoy a wonderful view.

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    • April 15, 2018

  • Tobias

    It is possible to go directly to a tower via (steel) stairs - the view here is wonderful.

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    • June 3, 2017

  • Anke 🤗

    Part of the castle can be visited despite the "risk of falling rocks", ie the inner courtyard. You can also take a nice break here.

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    • April 18, 2020

  • Ralf

    Very nice old castle ruins

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    • April 8, 2017

  • WandernGabyErich

    Detour is not necessary, the castle is located on the Neckarsteig and the hiker passes it.
    Up on the castle wall is a great Vesperplatz. The treetops are close enough to touch. At all in and around the ruin are noteworthy trees.

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    • October 25, 2018

  • Nicolet

    A really nice castle ruins with some exploration possibilities. It is worth to climb the tower.

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    • September 10, 2019

  • Tobias

    Great view of the valley.

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    • June 3, 2017

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Quite well-preserved castle ruins of a hill castle built around 1200.
    There is a walk-in tower, but the view is very limited by the surrounding trees.

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    • June 24, 2018

  • Hardi

    The steel staircase is not necessarily everyone's thing. Who can .. it's worth it ...

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    • May 9, 2019

  • dv1

    Unfortunately, the main castle is locked at the moment, so that you cannot go up on the wall or the tower.
    The outer bailey with the barbecue area and the fountain is accessible.

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    • June 25, 2019

  • Jonny Weedub

    Castle ruins in itself eight beautiful (located). Only: "Until further notice because of danger of falling rocks closed" and secured with an insurmountable;) fence. The Holzbrunnen does not exist at the moment, but is probably new. STAND: 19.7.2019

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    • July 19, 2019

  • Dékou

    Not as potable designated water source. We used it for cooking and pure drinking, the taste was impeccable.

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    • July 9, 2019

  • Anke 🤗

    Stolzeneck Castle is the ruin of a hilltop castle above the Meckar near Eberbach in Baden Württemberg. The castle, built around 1200, was given to servants of the Count Palatinate from 1284 as a Lurpfalz fief. After 1610 the castle and the associated castle hamlet Krösselbach were given up.
    Beautifully located and easy to reach on foot or by bike.

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    • June 13, 2020

  • JR on Tour

    Beautiful, reasonably well-preserved castle ruins

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Petra

    The outdoor area with barbecue area and fountain is accessible. The ruin itself cannot be entered at the moment due to the risk of falling rocks (see photo).

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    • May 2, 2020

  • Michael

    Castle at the moment not accessible due to renovation work.

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    • July 20, 2020

  • Jokel

    ... at the moment (07.11.2020) the ruin is unfortunately closed; an inspection of the inner courtyard is therefore not possible ...

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    • November 7, 2020

  • Highmike

    Unfortunately it was blocked. Still worth seeing.

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    • November 10, 2021

  • Ondschi

    It's a shame that part of the castle is closed

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    • July 9, 2022

  • rkschwaigern

    Great resting place with seating and a fountain.

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    • August 10, 2020

  • Andreas Keller

    Beautiful castle ruins in the forest

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    • August 14, 2020

  • Fabi

    Unfortunately, the interior of the castle is currently closed due to the threat of falling rocks.

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    • September 10, 2020

  • Mike

    Unfortunately closed, but worth a visit before taking a break.

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    • September 20, 2021


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