D-74855 Haßmersheim/ Neckarmühlbach
Coordinates for the GPS:
49° 16′ 50″ N, 9° 8′ 4″ O
Arrival by car or bus
Guttenberg Castle can be easily reached via the A6 (exit Bad Rappenau) or the B27 (Gundelsheim). Please follow the brown signs marked “Burg Guttenberg”. For buses there is a separate, signposted access regulation to the forest car park (approx. 10 minutes walk to the castle).
Arrival by ship
On the Neckar, a romantic journey with the “Neckarbummler” operated by > Personenschiffahrt Stumpf, which connects Heilbronn and Gundelsheim, is ideal.
From the landing stage Gundelsheim it is a 30 – 45 minute walk to the castle.
Arrival by foot from Gundelsheim
If you come to Gundelsheim by train or by boat on the Neckar, it takes about 30 – 45 minutes to reach the castle.
With the kind permission of the Odenwaldklub e.V. a map is available here as pdf for download. On the website of the Odenwald Club you will find other recommended hiking routes in our area.
…the final stretch
From the centre of Neckarmühlbach you walk about 15 minutes. Walk between the medieval hostel “Zum Alten Marstall” and the protestant parish hall up the Ortsstraße.
At the village well between the historic vicarage and the old schoolhouse, one reaches a staircase on the right. It leads up to the castle chapel and finally to Guttenberg Castle.