Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg by EuroTourData

Wertheim Castle is the restored ruins of the hillside castle, that was built around 1183 as the fortified residence of the Counts of Wertheim. Info based on the article Burg Wertheim of German Wikipedia.

Aerial view on Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg

Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg info

Wertheim Castle history

In 1619 a gunpowder explosion destroyed some parts of the castle. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was occupied by Swedish troops, and in 1634, after artillery shelling by imperial troops, the castle was in ruins. Since 1995 the castle belongs to the town of Wertheim.

Description of Wertheim Castle

After 1400, the castle received powerful defensive walls that were connected to the city walls of Wertheim. In the center of the inner bailey located the keep about 25 meters high, surrounded by a high defensive wall on the east side. The ruins of the Palas are nearby. The outer bailey is at a much lower level of the hillside.

Wertheim Castle tabular general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German name Burg Wertheim
Type Hillside castle
Subtype Urban castle
Condition Restored ruins
Entrance fee 2
Opening hours Daily from to to sunset
Website Burg Wertheim
Video Burg Wertheim on YouTube
Contains Restaurant Burg Wertheim
Owner Stadt Wertheim
Street address
Schloßgasse 11
Postal code 97877
Town Wertheim
State Baden-Württemberg
Country Germany
Google Map Wertheim Castle
Directions to Wertheim Castle
Plus code 8FXFQG59+HW
Waze Map Wertheim Castle
OpenStreetMap Wertheim Castle
Latitude 49.75897
Longitude 9.51981
GeoNames ID 12501500
Knowledge Panel Wertheim Castle

Nearby historical landmark in Baden-Württemberg

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Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg.

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