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Hirsau Schloss

Calwer Str. 6, 75365 Calw, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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I was looking for a peaceful, easy place to visit and Hirsau ruins did not disappoint. I was... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Alexandria, Virginia
via mobile
Free attraction! Beautiful area!

Located in the same place as the Abbey. These ruins are a great stop. If you are looking for... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Stuttgart, Germany
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Calwer Str. 6, 75365 Calw, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a peaceful, easy place to visit and Hirsau ruins did not disappoint. I was amazed at how far back this abbey dates and how much of it is still around. It's just a skeleton of what used to be, but I...More

Thank L H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Located in the same place as the Abbey. These ruins are a great stop. If you are looking for something to do on a Sunday since most things are closed this is a great little day outing. If you are looking for budget friendly thing...More

1  Thank Mindy102705
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place after visiting the old centre of Calw, which is truly a lovely place as well. The Hirsau schloss is impressive to see, already from a distance, as it actually looks quite well preserved but obviously on the main building the...More

1  Thank Johanyippie
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This haunted castle is a must to visit if you are in Calw. It is only 3 km far from the center of Calw and is easily reachable via Cultural train from Calw or following the street behind Kaufland. The walk follows a picturesque road...More

1  Thank justculturaltourism
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Hirsau is breathtakingly beautiful! The kloster ruins are large, with lots to explore. The rural setting is perfect and adds to the charm. There is just so much to explore and I have visited in the summer, spring, fall and winter, never disappointed. The area...More

2  Thank finn e
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We went to Calw only to see the ruins of the castle. We were really surprised to see that it was probably being used for an outdoor cinema or some performance by night: it was full of piled plastic chairs, various facilities, ugly closed mobile...More

Thank 3841TO
Reviewed 10 October 2011

It is located next to the monasterial ruins but as one is securing the ruins again one is not allowed to go inside, a pitty but understandable. It is a big part of the monasterial ruins of Hirsau Abbey. In 1586 - 1592 had the...More

5  Thank folieske4
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