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Nice view of Weinheim

Having appeared in a school play (A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare), which we performed on... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
melissa_schmkt
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Emeryville, California
Charming castle

Most castles in Germany are the same. Windeck castle is much smaller than most but unique in the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Malcolm B
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We came to Weinheim so I could visit my family. I haven't been there in 40 years, but it still had that special feeling from my childhood standing there looking at my hometown. It might be smaller than the others burgs, but the views are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The castle is interesting with great views over the town of Weinheim and countryside. It is about a mile walk from the station , and half a mile of this is up a very steep path. If you have difficulty walking, forget it. We tried...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Having appeared in a school play (A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare), which we performed on these grounds, this fortress ruin has a special place in my heart. Everytime we have a visitor, we take a trip up here. It's on a hill and has...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank melissa_schmkt
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Most castles in Germany are the same. Windeck castle is much smaller than most but unique in the fact it has been turned into a lovely bar with fantastic views of the city. Well worth the hike. Pity the entrance to the staircase leading all...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Very good choice if you want to have an overview of Weinheim and the surroundings. You can get there either by car or on foot. Go up to the highest Tower because from there you can see in all directions. Restaurant inside the Castle is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Windeck is a nice castle that underwent French remodeling in the 1600's using cannons. What is left is a nice restaurant inside, and a tower that in my opinion should be conquered. Steep steps, you might get a work out, but the breeze at the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank SarahSoda
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The “Windeck” is an old, mostly destroyed castle built in the early 12th century. It was meant to guard the town of Weinheim and surrounding properties. Its German name translates literally to “windy corner”. It was mostly destroyed by invading French troops in 1674 and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank saltacity
Reviewed 31 May 2016

it was a very historic place where you can see the whole town of weinheim from above they also a very good restaurant where you can take a very tasty beer

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank makdissy
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A steep climb which rewards with nice views of the town and countryside. Take the kids up to the top of the tower.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Ringer68
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Was a mad climb up the castle. Of course you can drive up as well! There is a bistro which was closed when we were there. It will be a great spot for a beer or two in summer. Last but not the least, do...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Sharnon
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