The castles They are one of the places that tourists visit the most, whatever the country in which they are located. Fortresses that house a lot of history, mysteries, elegance and much more. The most spectacular castles in Europe are in Scotland, but there are other countries where you can also find many that are very interesting. One of them is Austria, a country where you can visit the castle I am going to write about today.
Its about Erlebnisburg Castle, which is about 40 kilometers south of Salzburg, one of the most attractive Austrian cities. It is a spectacular fortress that is in an incredible natural landscape between the Berchtesgaden and Tennengebirgs mountains, which are part of the Alps. It is also known as the Hohenwerfen Castle and it is a place where you can discover many interesting things.
An incomparable landscape
This castle was built on a cliff which is just over 150 meters above the Salzach valley, one of the most beautiful in the country. In order to get to the castle, you have to walk around 3 kilometers of mountain slopes, which adds much more interest since the landscapes you will enjoy during the tour are truly spectacular. They are starting to build an elevator that will travel that distance, but there are still a few years for it to open.
It was completed in 1086 and during its long history it has been the residence of kings and princes and from the 18th century it functioned as state prison for many years. Today, it is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the area. In addition to visiting its facilities, you can also enjoy a falconry show and there is a playground with all kinds of activities for the little ones. In addition, throughout the year they are organized festivals and concerts.
Hohenwerfen Castle 4K // Fairytale Castles of Europe // UHD Aerial Tour (November 2023)