Rotteln Castle, Lorrach

Rötteln Castle (German: Burg Rötteln), located above the Lörrach suburb of Haagen, lies in the extreme southwest corner of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, just 10 kilometres (6 miles) north-east of the Swiss City of Basel. The fortification was one of the most powerful in the southwest, and today, it is the third largest castle ruin in Baden.
The ruins of the castle are situated on a widely visible forested hill 422 metres (1,385 ft) above sea level. The keep lies on a spur projecting from the steep-sided east side of the lower Wiese valley.
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  • The walk up to the top and the views are definitely worth it! Nice to know that there is a parking lot at the base of the castle. There is also a little beer garden and small informal restaurant,  more »
  • This is just 3km from town so could definitely walk. However there is plenty of walking and when you are there nice walking trails. The castle is well presented with some work going on in one...  more »
  • A very good castle ruin that has been carefully maintained and offers a very good, inexpensive visit for people of all ages. There is also a Biergarten on the site with good food and very good prices. Well worth a visit!
  • How can it be anything but 5 Stars?! When you think of a castle this is what you think of in it's entirety. My heritage is from here. My cousin still lives in the house built in 1867. I am home.

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