Towering on the crest of a basalt rock, Castle Braunfels greets visitors from afar with its castellated silhouette. This very much alive cultural monument has been in the hands of noble lineage for 800 years. Rich in unique artefacts, the castle is still inhabited by the family today. The former stronghold was transformed throughout the centuries and continuously altered and extended. The eventful evolution from stronghold to castle, as well as the history of the princely family and the family ties into the whole of Europe and America, come alive in our guided tours.
You can also visit our separate, beautiful » Princely Family Museum – without a guide – all day long (until dusk). Weapons, uniforms, silver, china, coins and many other interesting items belonging to the family can be seen here.
Also popular are the » cultural events, e.g. the summer open-air operas in the castleyard. A wide-ranging program awaits you all year round. It appeals to different interests and age groups and is characterized by our Christian family tradition and openness to our guests from all over the world.
So how about a fairytale excursion?