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Hohenstaufen | Wäscherschloss Castle | Lorch Monastery

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 | Exhibitions

900 Years of Emperor Barbarossa: Following in the Footsteps of Kings and Emperors in the Staufer Countryside

King and emperor, German and European: Friedrich I Barbarossa is one of the greats of history. Legends and myths entwine around this ruler, who was born 900 years ago. In the heart of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, guests walk in the footsteps of this powerful dynasty. In the Staufer countryside near Göppingen, visitors can immerse themselves in history – in Lorch Monastery, in Wäscherschloss Castle, and at the Hohenstaufen Castle Ruins. The “Irene von Byzanz” hiking trail connects these three Staufer sights.