Lichtenstein Castle

Local nameSchloss Lichtenstein
LocationLichtenstein, Germany

Lichtenstein Castle is a privately owned tourist attraction built in Gothic Revival style and located in the Swabian Jura of southern Germany. It was designed by Carl Alexander Heideloff and has been described as the "fairy tale castle of Württemberg." It overlooks the Echaz valley near Honau, Reutlingen in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The modern castle was inspired by the novel Lichtenstein by Wilhelm Hauff and was built in 1840–1842. The ruins of the medieval castle that inspired the novel are a few hundred meters away. The name Lichtenstein translates as "shining stone."

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Lichtenstein Castle @ Caylin Klein

Opening hours

Feb - Mar + Nov:
Sat, Sun + holidays: 10 am - 4 pm

Apr - Oct:
daily 9 am - 5.30 pm

Dec, Jan: Closed


Basic: 2 €
Children: 1 €

Basic: 7 €
Children: 3.50 €

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +49 7129 4102

Address 72805 Lichtenstein, Germany

Coordinates 48°24'23.971" N 9°15'29.873" E

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