Hornberg Castle

Castle Hornberg is a stronghold 228m above the Neckar valley in Germany’s southern state of Baden Württemberg. Originally, it consisted of two independent structures, which were eventually incorporated by a wall. The famous German knight Götz von Berlichingen lived here for 45 years. According to documents, the castle also includes a second oldest maintained vineyard…

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Castle Alt-Windeck

Castle Windeck, which is also called Alt-Windeck, is a ruin in the Black forest region of Baden Württemberg in the south of Germany. It was build around 1200 at an elevation of 378m by the counts of Windeck, a noble family likely originating from Franconia in Bavaria, holding numerous lands in that region. 

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Castle Jagsthausen

Castle Jagsthausen, also known as ‘Götzenburg’, is situated in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg and is the traditional home of the lords of Berlichingen, including their most famous member, Götz von Berlichingen.

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