You can spot the old walls of the YBurg ruins from far away. They are situated on the 514m (562 yards)-mountain Y-Berg, the castle tower is still 20 m (21.9 yards) high. The building and estate once belonged to the family of Eberstein, it was built about 800 years ago. In the past centuries the castle was destroyed by wars, fire and lightnings many times. Today, you can visit the west keep of the castle. In 1892 a restaurant was built, from its terrace you can enjoy a good view over the country.
How to get there
The YBurg ruins are situated in Baden-Baden-Neuweiler. Take the freeway A5 until the exit Bühl or Baden-Baden, then the B3 in the direction of Steinbach and later Neuweiler. There is a church square at the St.Michaels-Church, follow the St.-Michaels-Street and turn right into the Bocksbeutelstraße after 100 m (109 yards). From the church square onwards you'll find signs leading you to the Yburg.