Tag Archives: Staufen Castle

Top Of The Hill

It is a couple kilometres hike to the top, depending on your starting point. The view from the ruined castle is worth it though. You get a great view of the valley below. From the remaining ramparts of Burgruine Neuenfels you can see the neighboring towns. Badenwieler and Britzingen are closest, but over there is […]

Downtown Staufen

Sunday afternoon nothing is open in Germany, at least not where we live. And December 24 not many people were out window shopping – everyone was already home with family. We took the opportunity to visit Staufen, which is about five kilometres from home. I had been through the castle on my first visit to […]

Staufen Revisited II

A couple of years ago I visited the ruins of the castle in Staufen in the Black Forest area of Germany. I had just gotten off the plane and was considerably jet-lagged and probably didn’t appreciate it as much as I should have. Times change. Last week some friends sent us a real estate listing […]

Staufen Revisted I

A couple of years ago I visited the ruins of the castle in Staufen in the Black Forest area of Germany. I had just gotten off the plane and was considerably jet-lagged and probably didn’t appreciate it as much as I should have. Times change. Last week some friends sent us a real estate listing […]

Staufen Castle II

I thought today we’d let the pictures do the talking – some shots from my visit to Staufen Castle. As you can see, the view of the surrounding area is very picturesque. There are benches at the entrance to he ruins where people can just sit and admire the view.