Rising from the spur of a hill, Burg Altena once served as the residence of the county bailiff. Today, the 13-century structure contains a museum and several interactive exhibits, including one dedicated to the Counts of Mark, powerful lords of the Holy Roman Empire. The site also hosts cultural events, such as the medieval and puppetry festivals. Make Burg Altena a centerpiece of your Altena vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Altena vacation app.
Burg Altena Reviews
Very nice historical place, there is something to see inside the castle and amazing view from the mountain, where the castle is located. There is very a good restaurant in it. more »
Very cool historic castle with new elevator access instead of climbing up the hill. They have installed crowd pleasing electronics for your path to the elevator (kids will love it as did we adults... more »
A place worth visiting. It is an ancient castle where you can see and feel the spirit of the past. Many ancient details and stories. Very nice castle and around.
There are certainly more beautiful castles in Germany but this one is also worth a visit if you are a castle fan. The price is fairly alright. As a student I paid 5 euros for combo ticket for the lift right and the castle entry. The main entrance is located on the main street
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