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Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle overlooking the Rhine

Den nygotiska romantikens glansdagar: Tillbaka till medeltiden

Likt en hägring från medeltiden framträder de romantiska, nygotiska slotten från artonhundratalet. Eleganta spetsbågar, sirliga små torn och utsirade korsvalv gör den gotiska stilen vackrare än någonsin tidigare.

The Dutch word that lends its name to this medieval moated castle means 'beautiful land'. In 2006, the castle's splendid grounds were voted the prettiest parklands in North Rhine-Westphalia in recognition of their harmonious blend of architecture, landscaped gardens and modern culture.

Fortified with a multitude of towers and turrets, Hohenzollern Castle sits in splendour almost 900 metres above the Swabian Alb. This is a storybook fortress from the heyday of the neo-Gothic. read more »

High above the Rhine in Koblenz stands the crowning glory of Rhine Romanticism, Stolzenfels Castle – a triumph of the period with its fabulous architecture and beautifully decorated halls and rooms. read more »