Grebenstein

Grebenstein consists of the tranquil villages of Grebenstein, Udenhausen, Burguffeln, Schachten and Friedrichsthal (Rixen). The town captivates visitors with its enchanting half-timbered buildings and tower landscape as well as a splendid castle ruin.

Grebenstein for friends of fairy tales

Visitors can explore the idyllic half-timbered villages in the footsteps of the Goose Girl and our tower keeper.

In front of the town hall in Grebenstein, interested people meet regularly and are guided through our enchanting town of Grebenstein by our tower guard in respectively proper uniform.

Grebenstein for holiday tourists and day visitors

The open-air swimming pool, the agricultural museum, the hiking trails, the castle ruins, the city wall, as well as the city towers all offer the opportunity for various holiday activities.

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A special note for guests who do not speak German:
Some of the guided tours and audiences offers or events presented here are currently only available in German,
some are offered regularly, others on demand in different languages.
In many cases, fairytale magic and fabulous seductions do not need spoken language to be properly experienced.
Let yourself be surprised or inquire directly at the address given in each case.
And please understand that for technical reasons some descriptions are shown here only in German. Thank you very much!

Events & Guided Tours

Grebensteiner Historical tidbits

South of the city on a steep hill was the castle "Fürstenstein", built around 1265 by Count Ludolph V. von Dassel, of which the main central structure of the fort is still preserved today.

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