A few days ago we introduced you the first part of the best fairytale castles in Germany, a selection that we can see on 101 lugares increíbles (in Spanish) and today we continue with this charming list that makes us feel like real characters of medieval history.
Located in the city of same name, it is one of the most visited water castles in Germany. It is situated in a remote valley surrounded by lush forests.
Located near Schwangau, this castle was the residence of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. It was built on the 12th century and it is believed that it was the inspiration for the construction of the spectacular Neuschwanstein Castle.
This fortress is the only medieval castle that persists in the Middle Rhine. Located in the city of Braubach, it is recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Currently, it is a famous ruin in Germany and one of the most important Renaissance structures of the north of the Alps, due to it is a reflection of a magnificent past.
In fact, it is not from the Middle Ages, it was built in the late eighteenth century to evoke several centuries ago, based on the English romantic ruins.
6. Königstein fortress
It is the largest fortress located on a hill in Germany and it is one of the largest castles in Europe. It includes over 50 buildings on a 42 meters high steep walled mountain. Originally, it was used as a prison.