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Koprivnik Castle

Koprivnik Castle is a castle ruin above the village of Sveta Trojica, near Moravce in central Slovenia.

                                               

Kozjak Castle

Kozjak Castle is a 13th-century castle ruin on a rocky hill above the village of Dolenje Selce near the town of Dobrnic, part of the Municipality of Trebnje in Lower Carniola, Slovenia.

                                               

Kravjek Castle

Kravjek was once one of the more important castles of the Duchy of Carinthia. Its first owners were the Dukes of Spanheim, who managed the castle via their ministeriales. This practice resulted in the castles first indirect mention in a 1243 reco ...

                                               

Lihtenberk Castle

Lihtenberk Castle is a 13th-century castle ruin located in the Municipality of Smartno pri Litiji in central Slovenia, directly adjacent to the later Bogensperk Castle. It is best known for a minor association with the 17th-century historian Joha ...

                                               

Lipnica Castle

Lipnica Castle, also known as Deserted Castle above the Lipnica, is a castle ruin near the settlement of Lipnica in the Upper Carniola, above a creek of the same name, in the Municipality of Radovljica.

                                               

Loz Castle

Loz Castle, also known as Pusti Grad, is a castle ruin above the settlement of Loz in central Slovenias Loz Valley. The castle and its lordship are mentioned in period documents under various names, including Los, Louse, Lose, and Losch.

                                               

Majsperk Castle

The castles architectural features date it to the 13th century, it is first mentioned in 1256, under the Latin name castrum Mannesperch. Later, the name is given differently, as vest vnd turn Mannesperch and geslos Monsperg in 1340 and 1478 respe ...

                                               

Medija Castle

Medija Castle is a castle ruin located in the southern part of the settlement of Podlipovica, west of Izlake, in the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi, central-eastern Slovenia. The castle and its stables were destroyed by the Yugoslav Partisans du ...

                                               

Polhov Gradec Castle

Polhov Gradec Castle is a castle ruin above the settlement of Polhov Gradec, in the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec in central Slovenia. It is located on Calvary Hill immediately northwest of the town center.

                                               

Vipava Castle

Vipava Castle is a castle ruin above the town of Vipava, in the eponymous municipality in southwestern Slovenia.

                                               

Brahehus

The ruins of Brahehus Castle are located 3 km outside of Granna in Jonkoping County in the province of Småland, Sweden. The ruins sit 270 m above sea level and 180 m above the lake Vattern, providing a panoramic view of the lake and the island of ...

                                               

Gladsaxehus

Gladsaxehus is a ruined castle in Gladsax parish, in the Simrishamn Municipality of Skåne in south-eastern Sweden. The ruins lie immediately to the east of the church and cemetery of Gladsax.

                                               

Månstorp Gables

The Månstorp Gables is a ruin in Vellinge Municipality in Skåne. It is located East of the Swedish highway 101, between västra Ingelstad and Ostra Grevie. The main house was surrounded by a circular wall and moat. During the Scanian war the castl ...

                                               

Alt-Suns Castle

Alt-Suns Castle or Alt-Sins Castle German: Ruine Alt-Suns is a ruined castle in the municipality of Domleschg in the Viamala Region of the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Alt Aspermont Castle

Alt-Aspermont Castle is a ruined castle in the municipality of Trimmis of the Canton of Graubunden in Switzerland. It was once one of the largest castles in Graubunden, but today only a few small ruins remain.

                                               

Belmont Castle, Graubunden

Belmont Castle was built in the 10th or 11th century for the Freiherr von Belmont. The first recorded member of the family was Lutefridus de Belmonte in 1137/39. The Belmont family was related to a number of other Raetian noble families including ...

                                               

Bernegg Castle, Graubunden

Bernegg Castle was built in the mid to late 13th century for the Freiherr von Calfreisen, though it was probably called Calfreisen Castle until the 15th century. A mention of Otto von Calfreisen in 1231 indicates that the family lived in the area ...

                                               

Blauenstein

Blauenstein is a castle fort on a rocky outcrop north of Kleinlutzel, Switzerland. The castle was probably built in the thirteenth century and destroyed in 1411 by the forces of Basel during the war Neuenstein. There are only a few walls remain t ...

                                               

Burg Grenchen

The Burg Grenchen, also known as Bettleschloss, was a hill castle located above the present-day municipalities of Grenchen and Bettlach in the Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. It is one of the early clearing castles in the Jura Mountains in Swit ...

                                               

Cagliatscha Castle

Cagliatscha Castle German: Burg Cagliatscha is a ruined castle in the municipality of Andeer in the Viamala Region of the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Canaschal Castle

Confusingly the name Canaschal is not consistently used for this castle. It is also referred to individually as Hohentrins Castle or together with Sogn Parcazi also as Hohentrins. Additionally Hohentrin could refer to the region around Trin.

                                               

Castelberg Castle

Castelberg is one of several castles built near Ilanz, a major town along the Vorderrhein river. The castle itself does not appear in any surviving records, but based on construction it was built in the first half of the 13th century. It was the ...

                                               

Crest Castle

The Chateau Du Crest is a castle in the municipality of Jussy of the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. It only produces wine Chateau on the left Bank of lake Geneva in the Canton of Geneva.

                                               

Erguel Castle

Erguel Castle is a ruined castle in the municipality of Sonvilier in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is the best preserved castle ruin in the French-speaking Bernese Jura.

                                               

Friedau Castle

In 955 Emperor Otto I granted his estates in Zizers to the Bishop of Chur. Friedau Castle may have been built on the site of one of the buildings from this 10th century grant. Construction on the castle begun under Bishop Volkart von Neuenburg 12 ...

                                               

Frohberg Castle

Frohberg Castle is a medieval castle ruin in the Swiss municipality of Aesch in the canton of canton of Basel-Land.

                                               

Grottenstein Castle

The castle is not mentioned in any records until 1672 when it was a ruin. Its location, only a few hundred meters from both Lichtenstein Castle and Haldenstein Castle indicates that it was probably built for the Lords of Lichtenstein or their rel ...

                                               

Gruneck Castle

Gruneck Castle was probably built around 1200 by an unknown builder. The de Grienenech family first appears in the historical record in 1260, but it is unclear whether they had any ties to the castle. The first time the castle is clearly named in ...

                                               

Hasensprung Castle

Hasensprung Castle is a ruined castle in the municipality of Domleschg in the Viamala Region of the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Heidenberg Castle

Heidenberg Castle was the first of four castles built to defend and control the region around Obersaxen. The Obersaxen plateau first appears in historic records in 765 when Bishop Tello gave his farms and meadows there to Disentis Abbey. In 806 i ...

                                               

Heinzenberg Castle

Heinzenberg Castle German: Burg Heinzenberg is a ruined castle in the municipality of Cazis in the Viamala Region of the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Iberg Castle, Aargau

Iberg Castle is a ruined castle located on Iberg mountain in the municipality of Riniken in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. Only a few remnants of the ruins are visible.

                                               

Klingenhorn Castle

While nothing is known about the castles foundation, it was probably built in the 13th century perhaps for the Lords of Vaz or of Aspermont. It was probably held by a ministerialis family, unfree knights in service to a higher noble. By 1372 it w ...

                                               

Lichtenstein Castle (Graubunden)

The Lichtenstein family first appears in a document in Chur in 1180. The castle was probably already built at this time, though it first appears in a record in 1396. In the late 12th or early 13th century another branch, the Haldenstein family, b ...

                                               

Marmels Castle

Marmels Castle German: Burg Marmels is a ruined castle in the municipality of Marmorera in the district of Albula in the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Munchenstein Castle

Munchenstein Castle is a landmark above the village centre of Munchenstein, in the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland. The ruins of the castle can still be visited and viewed, but are under private ownership.

                                               

Neu-Suns Castle

Neu-Suns Castle, Neu-Sins Castle or Canova is a ruined castle in the municipality of Domleschg in the Viamala Region of the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Norantola Castle

The oldest parts of the castle were probably built in the 12th century for a local noble family. In 1248 Locarnus de Norantola is mentioned in a record and in 1295 Petrus de Norantola is mentioned. However, by around 1300 the castle was owned by ...

                                               

Rappenstein Castle

Almost nothing is known about the history of this castle, including its original name. Based on its construction, it was built around the middle of the 13th century. A wooden beam in the castle has been dated to 1255. During the 13th century the ...

                                               

San Peder Castle

San Peder Castle is a ruined stone tower and a ruined church in the former municipality of Sent of the Canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Alt-Schauenburg Castle

Alt-Schauenburg is a ruined castle in the commune of Frenkendorf, Switzerland. It is located near the border of France and Germany, and little of the castle remains because of geological events.

                                               

Neu-Schauenburg Castle

Neu-Schauenburg is a ruined castle in the commune of Frenkendorf, Switzerland. It is located near the border of France and Germany, and little of the castle remains because of geological events.

                                               

Schwarzenstein Castle

The Obersaxen plateau first appears in historic records in 765 when Bishop Tello gave his farms and meadows there to Disentis Abbey. In 806 it became an Imperial Estate, which it remained until 956 when Emperor Otto I donated the village and the ...

                                               

Soie Castle

Soie Castle was built around 1200 by Landri de Mont, the Bishop of Sion, possibly to restrict the power of the Counts of Savoy in Valais. During the conflicts between the bishop and the counts during the 13th century the castle was not damaged an ...

                                               

Solavers Castle

Solavers Castle was originally built as a fortified church probably during the Early Middle Ages. The church of the Blessed Virgin was the parish church for the villages of Seewis and Fanas. Originally, the church was protected on the north-west ...

                                               

Spaniola Castle

The tower was built around 1200 for the local noble Pontresina family and originally was known by that name. The village first appeared in 1137 as ad Pontern Sarisinam. The Pontresina family was probably fairly wealthy and powerful in the early 1 ...

                                               

Spliatsch Castle

Spliatsch Castle German: Burg Spliatsch is a ruined castle in the municipality of Surses in the Albula Region in the canton of Graubunden in Switzerland.

                                               

Strassberg Castle

The castle was built in the 12th century to guard the road from Chur over the alpine passes. The oldest part of the castle, the ring wall, was built in the second half of the 12th century. The main tower was added in the early 13th century. The L ...

                                               

Tellenburg Castle

The castle was built around 1200 by the Lords of Kien. After the Lords of Kien, the Lords of Wadenswil became the owners of the castle. They were followed by the Lords of Turn in 1312 and then later by the city of Bern. The original castle was ex ...

                                               

Wulp Castle

The ruins of Wulp Castle is a castle located besides Kusnachter Tobel in the municipality of Kusnacht and the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It was built during the high Middle Ages. Despite this, the castle is documented only in a few found te ...

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