Our “castles” in Germany are actually not real castles at all. They are manor houses in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Brandenburg. Its history has been marked by the rise of the landed nobility, wars of liberation, Prussian reforms, the founding period, wars, dictatorships and, most recently, reunification. In these times these houses were built and destroyed and rebuilt.
But people have taken these houses to their hearts in such a way that they often unconsciously glorify them – and therefore call them “castles”.
In fact, they are documents of incredibly hard times and yet they have crystallized like monuments of a great culture. These houses represent a certain pride. The land nobility in these areas was never rich and wasteful. It was rather poor but hard working. Accordingly, the mansions are often Spartan in design and yet they radiate a certain elegance of Germany’s Wilhelminian era.
Times have changed. Today, our “castles” are used for recreation and relaxation. They have been used for years by families whose relatives often live scattered all over Germany or the world – but come together here once or twice a year.
“Being together” in an exclusive setting – that is what our regular guests in our houses appreciate. Sometimes they’re families. Very often also friends groups or school friends. Clubs and entire departments in companies come together here for a period of time, celebrate and get to know each other. Our castles very often also offer a celebratory setting for birthdays and weddings.
Our castles and mansions can accommodate up to 36 people. These residences are the focal point of unforgettable experiences.