Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 25miles south of Salzburg. The fortification is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century. The fortress was extended in the 12th century and to a lesser extent again in the 16th century during the German Peasants' War.

Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 25miles south of Salzburg. The fortification is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century. The fortress was extended in the 12th century and to a lesser extent again in the 16th century during the German Peasants' War.

Hohenwerfen Castle, Austria | 17 Stunning Castles That Look Like Hogwarts IRL

Hohenwerfen Castle, Austria

Hohenwerfen Castle, Austria | 17 Stunning Castles That Look Like Hogwarts IRL

Fortress Salzburg : Castle Hohenwerfen Austria : Salzburgs Burgen und Schlösser

Fortress Salzburg : Castle Hohenwerfen Austria : Salzburgs Burgen und Schlösser

With the Austrian Alps as a backdrop, Hohenwerfen Castle stands out in the forest of green trees surrounding this impressive white structure. Located in Werfen, 40 km (25 miles) south of Salzburg, the castle dates back to the 11th century when it was built to protect the Archbishopric of Salzburg from invaders. The castle also has served as a residence, hunting lodge, prison and police academy. It is looks familiar, it was featured in The Sound of Music when the children sing “Do Re Mi.”

With the Austrian Alps as a backdrop, Hohenwerfen Castle stands out in the forest of green trees surrounding this impressive white structure. Located in Werfen, 40 km (25 miles) south of Salzburg, the castle dates back to the 11th century when it was built to protect the Archbishopric of Salzburg from invaders. The castle also has served as a residence, hunting lodge, prison and police academy. It is looks familiar, it was featured in The Sound of Music when the children sing “Do Re Mi.”

Burg Hohenwerfen (Hohenwerfen Castle) above the town of Werfen, Salzach Valley, Austria.

Burg Hohenwerfen (Hohenwerfen Castle) above the town of Werfen, Salzach Valley, Austria.

Hohenwerfen Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hohenwerfen Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hohenwerfen Castle, Salzburg, Austria

Hohenwerfen Castle, Salzburg, Austria

Aerial shot of the Castle Hohenwerfen. Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 km (25 mi) south of Salzburg. The castle is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge mountain range. The fortification is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century.

Aerial shot of the Castle Hohenwerfen. Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 km (25 mi) south of Salzburg. The castle is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge mountain range. The fortification is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century.

HOHENWERFEN CASTLE,WERFEN, AUSTRIA

HOHENWERFEN CASTLE,WERFEN, AUSTRIA

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