Hornberg Castle Hornberg Castle in the Neckar river valley is known as the long-term residence of the "knight with the iron hand" Götz of Berlichingen. Its famous resident bought the castle in 1517 and lived there until his death in 1562. Reinhard "the scholar" of Gemmingen purchased the facility in 1612. The castle is still in possession of his family, nowadays in the twelfth generation. The castle was first mentioned in 1184, however it should be older. The first owners, the counts of Lauffen,.... [More about Hotel Burg Hornberg]
Hornberg Hornberg, surrounded by vineyards, is located high above the river. It is the biggest and oldest castle complex along the Neckar river. The former castle of "the knight with the iron hand" Götz von Berlichingen accommodates today a classy hotel with a restaurant and a beautiful panorama terrace. Read more about the history.