Closed for winter break
Burghotel Auf Schönburg

Closed for winter break

Dear guests, 

unfortunately we have to inform you that our hotel and restaurant remains closed up to March 2021 and as every year in the winter time, we are renovating and restoring and shall re-open again after the winter break probably on Friday, March 12, 2021. 

You can, of course, reach us also during this time via mail, fax (+49 (0)6744-939388) or e-mail (huettl@hotel-schoenburg.com). For detailed information you can also have a look at our homepage under www.burghotel-schoenburg.com and use alternatively our online reservation system: http://www.hotel-schoenburg.com/en/book-online/ . 

Thanking you for your kind interest and hoping to welcome you in 2021, we remain 

with kind regards

Hüttl family

Our reception is still open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Tel: +49 (0)6744 93930

 

 

 

 

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The Seven Virgins

It is said, that seven very pretty but rather prudish sisters, not willing to bow their tender necks under the yoke of matrimony, continued to live at the Schönburg castle. One day a group of suitors, who had met with a polite refusal for many years and endured much derision, delivered an ultimatum of marriage to be decided by drawing lots. The process of selection had been manipulated so that the most ugly, misshapen suitors won, and became the laughing-stock of all. The selection of the brides never occurred, because they hurried away like elves while singing loudly, using what today is called “Elfenley” rock to disappear down the river.

They had only gained the first bend of the Rhine River, where seven rocks (partly visible from the castle) jutting out of the river. Later, these rocks were considered to be symbols for the stony hearts of the prudish virgins. It should be added that even with the noted fertility of the Schönburgs, none of them produced seven daughters.