• Burg Hohenzollern sits atop Berg Hohenzollern in the Swabian Alps
    Castles,  Germany,  Travel

    Burg Hohenzollern – Plan Your Visit

    Upon Berg Hohenzollern, an isolated outcropping of the Swabian Alps, sits the fairytale fortress, Burg Hohenzollern. The ancestral seat of the imperial House of Hohenzollern is located 31 miles south of Stuttgart in the state of Baden-Württemberg. There have actually…

  • Lichtenstein Castle sits atop a rocky hilltop carved into mountain rock
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    Schloss Lichtenstein – Plan Your Visit

    Schloss Lichtenstein ("shining stone") was built right into the side of a cliff at the northwestern edge of the Swabian Alps. The castle marks an architectural shift from classic to Gothic Revival. Located in the state of Baden–Württemberg in southern…