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Altdahn ruin consist of three castles: Dahn, Grafendahn & Tanstein. They are sited next to one another on the rocky ridge.
Built sometime around 1200 to 1232. Destroyed many times and rebuilt. The ongoing restoration is in progress.
The Altdahn Castle is one of the best castles we visited in the region. The views are amazing and there are many little hidden areas to climb and discover. Not very busy so you feel like you have the place to yourself!
Altdahn castle is easily accessible by car from the downtown following the signs. There is a small parking under the castle, just about 500 m far from the entrance.
I spent nice 2 hours discovering well preserved rooms, climbing to the towers and enjoying beautiful...More
Fully explorable ruins of castles wait for hours of fun. paths, stairs, ladders, bridges, and railings are set into the stone to allow access to the centuries-old structures. There are handouts and panels with interpretive information, signs and labels, and a seasonal gift shop and...More
Romantic ruin overlooking Dahn - not too much of a climb. The best views are accessed by clambering up a narrow ladder to the top of one of the surviving towers. Great for adventurous kids and adults. Not much shelter if wet other than a...More
There are actually three castle ruins aligned with one another. Each erected at different time periods. The earliest is believed to be 1189. They are constructed of the sandstone from the area. Breathtaking! You will spend a great deal of time roaming these grounds. There...More