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Castles & Palaces

History is experienced at first hand in the holiday region of Wertheim. The noteworthy castles and palaces dotted around Wertheim bear witness to bygone ages.

Wertheim Castle is not the only complex in and around Wertheim. They are perched majestically high above the rivers Main and Tauber, impressive medieval structures commanding spectacular views across the richly varied landscape between Oden Forest and Spessart in Franconia. Learn more about the castles and palaces in the Wertheim region.

Wertheim Castle

Wertheim Castle is one of Germany’s largest and most enchanting stone castle ruins.

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The ruined castle of Freudenburg sits atop the Freudenberg, surrounded by woodlands.

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Kreuzwertheim Castle

Seat of the Princes of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg

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Külsheim Castle

Külsheim Castle is certainly worth a visit. Burgkurzweyl zu Cullesheym with its knightly meals and feasts is always a tremendous experience in Franconia.

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Gamburg Castle & Park

The unique Barbarossa frescoes gracing the Romanesque halls and the extraordinary Baroque park grounds make Gamburg ob der Tauber a cultural heritage site of European standing.

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