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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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