The family seat
Hohenstaufen Fortress Ruins

Hohenstaufen Fortress Ruins

Corona virus COVID-19


The Monuments of the State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Württemberg will be closed from Saturday, October 31 to at least Monday, November 30, 2020 inclusive.
All guided tours, special tours, concerts and other events planned for this period are cancelled. Events by external organizers or private individuals cannot take place either. This cancellation regulation is initially valid until at least November 30, 2020 inclusive, and beyond that date depending on the general development of the overall situation.

Further information
Hohenstaufen Fortress Ruins
Hohenstaufen Fortress Ruins
Experience history
Hohenstaufen Fortress Ruins
Feel the enchantment

Right into the late Middle Ages, the castle on Hohenstaufen was a focal point of political power. There is evidence that Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa stayed here in 1181.

Motif of the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg


If you want to see Baden-Württemberg at its most beautiful, visit the many palaces and gardens run by the state heritage agency, Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten. How about a perfectly-preserved monastery complex, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maulbronn? Or there are Heidelberg's world-famous ruins. And there's much, much more.

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