25 years ago: Württemberg – Waldburg-Zeil Wedding at Altshausen

25 years ago the Little town Altshausen in Upper Swabia experiecned a big royal Wedding when Duchess Mathuilde of Württemberg married Hereditary Count Erich of Waldburg zu Zeil and Trauchburg. Duhcess Mathilde is the oldest daughter of Duke Carl of Württemberg, the head of the Royal Family of Württemberg and his wife Duchess Diane, née…

Zeil Castle

The Truchsessen of Waldburg built in the Middle Ages a small castle, which was aborted 1598. Truchsess Froben of Waldburg-Zeil built the present four-wing Renaissance castle from 1599 to 1614. He had previously built a church and a house monastery. The surrounding garden of the Renaissance period was adapted in the Baroque, in the 19th…