Being in Germany for a short trip and staying in Nurtingen, having a quick visit at the Hohenneuffen Castle nearby is a good option if you have some spare time and the weather is absolutely beautiful.

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Hohenneuffen Castle is a large ruined castle in the northern foothills of the Swabian Alb, above the town of Neuffen in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg. The medieval castle is situated on a large late Jurassic rock on the edge of the Swabian Alb at an elevation of 743 min a strategically advantageous location on the slopes of the mountain range.

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It’s very easy to get there by car. The castle is open for the public, without having to pay any entrance fee. They also have a restaurant, a beer garden and a kiosk. But most importantly, it has a great view over the towns surrounding it. If you get a bit of a clear sky, that is…

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Here it is on the map :

 

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