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Habsburg Castle

5245 Habsburg, Switzerland

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Habsburg 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.



Attractions near Habsburg Castle

Stiftung Bahnpark Region Brugg2.23km from Habsburg 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.

Amphitheater of Vindonissa2.9km from Habsburg Castle

The amphitheatre of Vindonissa is the oldest in Switzerland. It was erected by the 13th legion, initially being made of wood. After a fire, the 21st legion replaced it with the stone structure that survives today. The seating area had a capacity of some 11,000 spectators while the oval arena in the centre measured 64x52 metres - the largest of the seven known amphitheatres on Swiss territory.

Vindonissa-Museum3.06km from Habsburg Castle

The Vindonissa Museum in Brugg shows the most important finds from Vindonissa, the only Roman legionary camp on the territory of present-day Switzerland. The permanent and special exhibitions show the most important finds and findings from more than a hundred years of excavations in Vindonissa.

Windisch3.21km from Habsburg Castle

The Vindonissa Roman camp with the Vindonissa Legionnaires' Trail in Windisch and the Vindonissa Museum in Brugg offers tours, exhibitions and guided tours in the area of ​​the former Vindonissa legionary camp.

Königsfelden Monastery3.4km from Habsburg Castle

Königsfelden Monastery is a former Franciscan double monastery, which housed both a community of Poor Clare nuns and one of the Franciscan friars, living in separate wings, in the municipality of Windisch in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. It was founded in 1308 by the Habsburgs. In the course of the Protestant Reformation in Switzerland in 1528, it was secularized, and the complex was then the residence of the bailiffs of Bern.

Linner Linde3.71km from Habsburg Castle

The Linner Linde is a striking leaved lime, the near Linn on the community spell of Bözberg in Swiss Aargau stands.  The linden tree in March With a height of 25 meters and a trunk circumference of eleven meters, it is considered the mightiest tree in Aargau. The legend says that the Linde commemorating the plague was donated by one of the last remaining villagers. The plague raged in the village of Linn in 16./17. Century particularly violent. However, the actual age of the linden tree is much

Where is Habsburg Castle

Discover more attractions in Aargau, where Habsburg Castle is located

Aargau57 attractions

The canton of Aargau is one of the most densely populated regions of Switzerland. The canton offers an amazing hiking or biking tours in the Jura mountains, refreshing bathing in Lake Hallwil, boat trips on the Aare and Reuss rivers.