Lichtenstein Castle is known as the "fairytale castle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany". Lichtenstein Castle (Schloss Lichtenstein in German) is not famous outside of Germany, but it’s known as the fairytale castle of Baden-Württemberg and is worth a visit. It’s not nearly as famous as Heidelberg Castle or the Residenz in Munich. It also doesn’t have a claim to fame like Burghausen Castle, the longest in all of Europe. But don’t mistake its relative obscurity for uninteresting. Here are seven facts that will make your visit to this reconstructed medieval castle more enjoyable.
Estonia Järva County
A beautiful old manor in a gorgeous part of Estonia. The location of "Kila-Kola laat", a fair in the summer for antiques and old property, which has been in Seidla manor for 20 years!
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Lithuania Panev?žio apskr.
Surrounded by a wonderful old park, reminiscing the middle of 19th century, newly renovated manor is located in the North of Lithuania, 700 meters from Via Baltica highway, 14 km from Panevezys. Neo-classical style Bistrampolis manor complex consists of hotel, restaurant, concert hall and the manor rooms of various sizes for seminars and banquets. Away from the manor house, in the park there is a Chapel – museum of smugglers of forbidden Lithuanian books. For more active recreation – sports ground equipped with tennis court and basketball ground. SPA centre is built in the wain building of the manor.
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Estonia Harju County
The manor was established in 1609. The historic main building was inspired by the Neo-Gothic style and was completed in 1864. It was mainly related to the noble families von Mohrenschildt and von Ramm. Today the manor is privately owned.
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For over a century it has been tradition for the Van Zuylen van Nijevelt van de Haar family to reside in the castle for one month a year, in September. The tradition centres around entertaining prominent international guests at lavish house parties hosted by the baron and baroness. Famous guests included Coco Chanel, Maria Callas, Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, Yves Saint Laurent, Joan Collins and Brigitte Bardot.
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