Burg Altena
Burg Altena

Where: Altena, Germany
Start of construction: 12th Century
End of construction: 15th Century
Most important renovation: 20th Century
Accessible: yes, museum
Important fact:
Destroyed in 1455 by fire and partially rebuilt. Current form came after renovation around 1918. Since then, a youth hostel has been located in the castle; the oldest in Germany.


Last Updated:
October 2, 2022