The castle overlooks the Echaz valley near Honau, Reutlingen in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The modern castle was inspired by Wilhelm Hauff 's 1826 novel Lichtenstein and was built in 1840–1842. The ruins of an older medieval castle are a few hundred meters away.
By Elliot Clennam November 12, 2021. Schloss Lichtenstein was built by Count Wilhelm, inspired by the novel Lichtenstein. Its unique location – the top of an 800 meters-high cliff – makes it one of the most stunning structures in the region. We visited the castle, so here is its history and how to reach it.
Herzlich Willkommen auf Schloss Lichtenstein, dem romantischen Märchenschloss am Traufe der Schwäbischen Alb. Schlossführungen und Vermietung einzelner Räume möglich.
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I visited the fairytale German castle Lichenstein perched on the cliff of the hill. I found it really romantic even though it was a mini version of Neuwichstein. I payed 10 euros for a guided tour of the interior of the castle which included courtyard and gardens entry. The old ruins is free to visit.
Often hailed as the "fairy-tale castle of Württemberg", Lichtenstein Castle is a romantic castle built by Count Wilhelm of Württemberg to pay homage to medieval times. The structure we see today was largely inspired by the novel Lichtenstein by Wilhelm Hauff. The castle has an impressive location: perched on an 800 meters-high cliff just on ...
Having a preference for arts and home country Count Wilhelm of Württemberg furnished the rooms of the castle himself. Lichtenstein Castle, now a romantic neo-Gothic knight’s castle, was inaugurated in 1842 with the King present.