A city with over centuries of history, Hilpotstein was first founded as the “oppidum in Lapide,” meaning the town at the stone in 1280. The country atmosphere of Hilpoltstein will transport a visitor into a peaceful haven, full of green in all directions, with trees, grassland, and meadows surrounded the city. Old town still holds aspects of the city’s medieval past in its architecture and feel, with a local marketplace for visitors to enjoy authentic German goods. Nearby is the Magic Castle Ratibor, only six miles north of Hilpoltstein, where guests can explore the scenic grounds or admire the magnificent architecture of this massive structure.

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