Burg Wildenstein

Wildenstein, Leibertingen

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Burg Wildenstein (Leibertingen), a fortified spur castle, built between 1200 and 1300 A.D., is situated above the Danube break-through at the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It functions now as a hostel of the German Youth Hostel Association ("Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk"). == See also == List of forts List of castles in Baden-Württemberg == Further reading == The Zimmern Chronicle Gunter Haug und Heinrich Güntner: Burg Wildenstein über dem Tal der jungen Donau. DRW-Verlag. Leinfelden-Echterdingen 2001.

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Castle
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Wildenstein, Leibertingen


Description

Burg Wildenstein (Leibertingen), a fortified spur castle, built between 1200 and 1300 A.D., is situated above the Danube break-through at the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It functions now as a hostel of the German Youth Hostel Association ("Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk").

See also

  • List of forts
  • List of castles in Baden-Württemberg

Further reading

  • The Zimmern Chronicle
  • Gunter Haug und Heinrich Güntner: Burg Wildenstein über dem Tal der jungen Donau. DRW-Verlag. Leinfelden-Echterdingen 2001. ISBN 3-87181-464-4
  • Otto Piper: Burgenkunde, Bauwesen und Geschichte der Burgen. München 1912. Nachdruck, Weltbild Verlag, Augsburg, 1993. ISBN 3-89350-554-7
  • Günter Schmitt: Wildenstein und Leibertinger Ortsburg. In: Ders.: Burgenführer Schwäbische Alb. Band 3: Donautal. Wandern und entdecken zwischen Sigmaringen und Tuttlingen. S. 181-200. Biberacher Verlagsdruckerei. Biberach 1990. ISBN 3-924489-50-5

External links

  • The Sigenotfresken in the main building of the Burg Wildenstein (photos, plans, literature and historical background information).
  • Youth hostel Burg Wildenstein
  • Photos, showing some aerial images.

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