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Attractions to explore nearby Lenzburg Castle

Lenzburg CastleSchloss, 5600 Lenzburg, Switzerland

Lenzburg Castle is one of Switzerland’s oldest and most historic hilltop castles. For a thousand years it has played a part in many important events in politics and history across Europe. Historians suggest it was originally built as a refuge fort in the Early Middle Ages. The oldest parts of the castle date to the 11th century, when the Counts of Lenzburg built it as their seat. The castle, its historical museum and the castle hill with its Neolithic burial grounds are listed as heritage sites

Staufberg1.92 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

The Staufberg is a prominent hill in the area of ​​the municipality of Staufen in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. Its summit is 516.7  m above sea level. M. At the top is a group of buildings consisting of the reformed Staufberg Church, several church outbuildings, and the cemetery.

Esterliturm2.64 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

Estherlitum is an observation tower from reinforced concrete in the south of Lenzburg in Switzerland. The Esterliturm in its current form was built in 1974 by the local community. The tower has a height of 48 m and is composed of 19 concrete pipe elements. The viewing platform offers the visitor a unique panoramic view of the canton of Aargau.

Auenstein Castle4.65 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

Castle Auenstein is located on a small cliff on the banks of the Aare. The Castle was destroyed in 1389. The ruins were owned by the canton until 1803, but were later bought privately. The castle was rebuilt to be habitable in 1858, and made into its current shape by 1929. The parish church, first mentioned in 1302, is built in the Gothic and Late Gothic styles, but has decorative elements of the Romanesque style of the 11th century. Nearby cities:

Gislifluh6.82 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

A beautiful mountain chain which was located in Jura in the swiss canton of Aargau. One of the challenging trekking destination and also there are so many viewpoints too. The mountain is forested on the south ridge and separated from the plateau on the north side by a steep rock face. The ridge extends from the summit over the Hintere Fluh to the Veltheimerberg.

Castle Hallwyl7.16 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

Hallwyl Castle was built in the 11th century and is one of the foremost water castles in Switzerland located at the northern end of Lake Hallwil on two islands in the Aabach creek near Seengen. It was the seat of the von Hallwyl family.

Lägernstrasse7.35 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

The Lägern is a wooded mountain of the Jura Mountains, stretching from Baden to Dielsdorf, about 15 km north-west of Zurich. The culminating point is located 1 km west of Hochwacht within the canton of Zurich, the border with the canton of Aargau running on a slightly lower summit named Burghorn.

Hexenmuseum Schweiz7.61 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

The Swiss Witch Museum in Liebegg Castle in Gränichen AG is a private museum that shows the witch trials in Switzerland and Europe and their effects on the present day. The museum sees its main task in collecting, preserving, conveying, and researching objects of witchcraft, botany, anthropology, geology, popular superstition, and much more. The director of the museum is Wicca Meier-Spring.

Liebegg Castle7.64 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

There is a small palace in Grabichen Municipality in Canton, Aargau, The present castle came out of a medieval palace. In 1958, a cantonal agricultural school was opened near the palace. The origins of the palace and von Leibg family are not clear, although they were probably a junior line of von Trostberg family.

Biberstein Castle8.18 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

Biberstein Castle rises on a tuff stone spur above the steep bank of the Aare. The fortress and the courtyard separated by a ditch are supported by high substructures and terrace walls. The system forms an irregular square in plan. Only parts of the outer walls and the masonry of the former donjon preserved in the building can still be regarded as medieval buildings. The remaining walls were later redesigned several times. The masonry of the irregular building consists of limestone.

Habsburg Castle8.39 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

An 11th-century fortress home to one of the most influential royal houses in medieval Europe. It was the originating seat of the House of Habsburg, one of the most influential royal houses in Europe during the Middle Ages. The castle was originally built around 1020 and extended to a double castle in the later 11th century.

Schenkenberg Castle8.81 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

The largest castle in the Canton of Aargau.  This huge castle was built in the 13th Century by the Habsburg dynasty, was the administrative seat for 260 years of a bailiwick of the city of Bern, and fell into ruin in the 18th century. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in this area and a national monument.

Stiftung Bahnpark Region Brugg9.93 KMs away from Lenzburg Castle

The Foundation BahnPark Region Brugg or BahnPark Brugg in the Aargau Brugg maintains the locomotive station in the former depot. The Heritage Foundation SBB, the club Mikado 1244, and other private owners have stationed their locomotives here. This created the largest collection of operational standard-gauge steam locomotives in Switzerland.