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German Castles

German castles are captivating and intriguing. Here you will find some of the most varied castles in the world.

Some of the German castles are medieval defense castles like the Burg Eltz or the Wartburg Castle.

Other Castles in Germnay have a dark history behind them, like the case of the Colditz Castle which was used as a prisoners-of-war camp during World War II.

And finally other castles are purely charming and technically they wouldn’t even be classified as castles. It is the case of the Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, probably the most famous castle in the world.

Many of the castles in Germany are restored and let you get a glimpse on Germany’s rich and turbulent history.

Here on you can browse through Germany’s castles in two ways, either by going to a specific German region on the right menu and seeing the castles listed there or by browsing our selection of the most spectacular German castles below.

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Most Famous Castles in Germany

Eltz Castle
Eltz Castle

Wartburg Castle
Wartburg Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle
Schloss Neuschwanstein