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"Our grandchildren are visiting Frankfurt and we heard there is a tournament today at 1300. Do we need tickets and can we buy them in advance? Where is a good place to eat for 8 people and do we need reservations? Thanks." (posted 06/07/2014)

Hi, the event will last until tomorrow. On the Ronneburg is always something going on - see the link below http://www.burg-ronneburg.de/cms/ Greetings Klaus and Brigitte Piechotta (Please reply to kontakt@fewo-steinau.de)
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Ronneburg Overview

Ronneburg is both a castle and a municipality in the district of Main-Kinzig, in Hesse, Germany. The town is most notable for being the site of Ronneburg castle. Ronneburg borders the city of Büdingen (Büdingen vacation rentals | Büdingen travel guide) to the north, to the east Gründau, Langenselbold (Langenselbold vacation rentals | Langenselbold travel guide) in the south, and in the west the the municipality of Hammersbach (Hammersbach vacation rentals | Hammersbach travel guide).

The town is built near a steep basalt cone, on top of which a castle was built in the 13th century. Because of this, the area is called the "Ronneburger Hügelland," the "Ronneburg Hill Country." The castle, and the hill its sits on top of, can be seen in the town's coat of arms. The municipality consists of three villages: Neuwiedermuß (pop. 650), Altwiedermus (pop. 750), and Hüttengesäß (pop. 2200).

Things to See in Ronneburg

The city features a middle-ages themed market, which is especially popular around Christmastime.

Castle Ronneburg features a museum, a restaurant, and a falconry center

A nearby museum features working Medieval catapults and other siege weapons.

The basalt cones features many sites favorable for paragliding and other related activities.

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More about the History of Ronneburg

The castle and the surrounding town were first mentioned in a historical context in the year 1258, and other sources may refer to it as early as 1231. The castle's earlier names, Raneburg, and also Roneburg, likely derive from the old High German word "Rone," which means a fallen tree. This is likely a reference to the castle's attached palisades.

In June 2004 the castle was sold by Prince Wolfgang Ernst II von Ysenburg-Büdingen to baron Joachim Benedikt von Herman auf Wain, a nephew of princess Leonille von Ysenburg-Büdingen. It hosts a restaurant, a gift shop, and regular medieval festivals. Visitors may tour the castle on a daily basis. The tower provides excellent views of the Frankfurt (Frankfurt vacation rentals | Frankfurt travel guide) skyline.

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Ronneburg is both a castle and a municipality in the district of Main-Kinzig, in Hesse, Germany. The town is most notable for being the site of Ronneburg castle. Ronneburg borders the city of Büdingen to the north, to the east Gründau, Langenselbold in the south, and in the west the the municipality of Hammersbach.

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