The first impression you get when visiting this castle is how well it’s been restored.
The drive up to the castle where you can also park is surrounded by beautiful trees and the view when you walk up to the castle with it’s vineyards is just a preview for what’s to come.

The castle is in wonderful shape, the gardens are perfectly manicured and the castle walls look great. The castle is surrounded by a number of buildings that have been added over the past few centuries.


The castle was founded around 1242 and has a long history that also includes sending troops to support and defend against the Turkish invasion of Vienna in 1683. The museum has been lovingly restored and there are lots of rooms to explore. There’s a wonderful spiral staircase that provides access to all the floors of which there are at least five not including roof. All the rooms are decorated in different styles. You can get a good impression of how well it’s been renovated if you take a look at the pictures below.


To enter the castle grounds, there is an entrance fee which give access to the castle grounds, gardens and the museum. There’s a splendid garden that looks up towards the castle and well worth the trip up and down. The castle grounds are well maintained and the view overlooking the region below gives an impression of how important the location once was in the past. You can also see Lenzburg and Wildenstein Veltheim castles in the distance and the river aare below.