Wegelnburg Castle ruins

Nothweiler

Tourist Information Dahner Felsenland


Tourist Information Dahner Felsenland
Schulstraße 29
66994 Dahn

Phone : (0049) 6391 9196222
www.dahner-felsenland.de
tourist.info@dahner-felsenland.de


Description

Location: Near Schönau and Nothweiler.

The Wegelnburg Castle ruins are located at an altitude of 572 metres, stretched out over a ridge. It is the highest castle complex in the Palatinate with a panoramic view of the Palatinate Forest/Northern Vosges Biosphere Reserve.

The imperial fortress was built in the 12th and 13th centuries. Remains of gates, buildings, large rock chambers and circular walls are worth seeing.

Access trails:
German-French Castle Trail ("Deutsch-Französischer Burgenweg")
Felsenland Legend Trail ("Felsenland Sagenweg")