Burgk Castle (c. 1403) on the River Saale is a schloss and former castle in the county of Saale-Orla-Kreis in the Thuringian Highlands of Germany which, today, houses a museum that portrays the princely lifestyle of years gone by. From the time of its construction in the Middle Ages to 1945 it belonged to the House of Reuß.For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Burgk holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Schloss Burgk and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
The schloss and village of Burgk lie on an exposed site on a rock plateau above the village of Burgkhammer and the eponymous reservoir on a bend in the Saale. It is nine kilometres from the A 9 motorway (Berlin–Munich).
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The castle is impressive and pictoresque, in a natural landscape surrounded by forests. There is no so much remaining from the oldest history of the castle, and all the panels are only in German. It..... more
The castle is impressive and pictoresque, in a natural landscape surrounded by forests. There is no so much remaining from the oldest history of the castle, and all the panels are only in German. It..... more »
Very nice castle, the interiorsare worth to see. Especial the old kitchen... and the bedroom, and the Chappell and much more... thanks to the owners family for maintaining it
A must for any traveler. Really amazing scenery amongst which lies a castle that takes your imagination back hundreds of years and you find yourself picturing a time of Kings and knights. Just beautiful!
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