Photos courtesy of Hotel Burg Colmberg
24 rooms; 2 suites
Single rooms: from 55 euros
Double rooms: 99–165+ euros
Suites: from 220 euros
Rates include breakfast, tax and service.
Open: March through January
Colmberg is about 20 km east of Rothenburg. The nearest rail station is Fussen (5 km), but you really need a car to get around the area.
On site: 9-hole golf course
Nearby: hiking; medieval towns of Rothenburg, Dinkelsbühl, and Feuchtwangen
Yes. Castle has its own 15th-century chapel and an antique car to whisk you away.
The Romantic Road takes the traveler from the Bavarian Alps to the River Main through gentle valleys and peaceful countryside that recalls the medieval and baroque periods of Germany’s history.
Along the way is a great castle hotel where you can unpack your bags and spend a few days exploring the region.
Burg Colmberg is a solid stone structure built on a hilltop to good advantage for fending off marauding armies.
Large beamed rooms warmed by open fires and a stone staircase preserve touches of a medieval age.
Bedrooms are modernized, and many have carved wood beds and beamed ceilings.
Splendid views over the countryside
Surrounding area designated a wildlife park