Fortress Falkenstein

Ruin Falkenstein

Knights stronghold the “eagles nest”

It is the highest ruin in Germany. It was first erected between 1047 and 1063 but then destroyed in 1434. In 1497 it was restored and once again destroyed during to 30 year war in 1646. It is open all year round but only reachable when there is no snow on the ground.

The ruin is in Pfronten which is approx..35 from Lechbruck.

Opening hours

Autumn and winter months from October
Monday and Tuesday closed
Wednesday Viewing by request.