Ellingen Castle

A castle has existed at the site at least since 1219. From then and for more than 400 years, it belonged to the Teutonic Order. As such, it was the residence of the territorial commander of the Bailiwick of Franconia, the wealthiest of the 13 provinces of the Teutonic Order. A number of both medieval…

Altenburg Toerring-Jettenbach marriage at Andechs

On Saturday 29.08.2015 the religious marriage of Prince Franz Clemens of Altenbrug and Countess Eleonore zu Toerring-Jettenbach took place at Andechs. The groom is a descendant of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Eliabeth of Austria through their youngest daughter Archduchess Marie Valerie. The bride who is the youngest daughter of Count Hans caspar zu Toerring-Jettenbach…