We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
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
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 14 September 2017
Malcolm B
via mobile
Read all 65 reviews
All photos (58)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good58%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tower”(9 reviews)
“countryside”(3 reviews)
“castle”(13 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Neuer Burgweg, 69469 Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Reviews (65)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstowercountrysidecastlehillgermany
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
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

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

2  Thank melissa_schmkt
Reviewed 14 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

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

Thank balazs_farkas
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

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

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

1  Thank george m
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.

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

Thank Sharnon
Reviewed 20 March 2016

we were fortunate to be invited here for a party .. WOW what a gREAT LOCATION .. fabulous food, great setting , amazing views.. you will simply love it :)

Thank pinkypoo2007
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Hotel Ottheinrich Weinheim
58 reviews
.35 km away
NH Weinheim
487 reviews
2.18 km away
Hotel Drei Birken
1 review
3.45 km away
Hotel Krone
59 reviews
4.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 95 restaurants in Weinheim
Maharaja Indisches Restaurant
56 reviews
.33 km away
108 reviews
.40 km away
Eis Vannini
69 reviews
.57 km away
133 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 13 attractions in Weinheim
Schau- und Sichtungsgarten Hermannshof
68 reviews
.55 km away
Altstadt Weinheim
62 reviews
.33 km away
Exotenwald Weinheim
17 reviews
.65 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Windeck Castle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines