Two-star chef Thomas Kellermann.
Burg Wernberg in winter.
HOTEL OF THE MONTH, GERMANY
Relais & Châteaux Hotel Burg Wernberg:
The dream location for fairy-tale weddings and gourmet aficionados Have you ever dreamed of a beautiful wedding in a fairy-tale castle? Look no further. Bavarian five-star Hotel Burg Wernberg is the perfect location. But not only for tying the knot in style. Aside from the stunning setting of the old castle, the hotel’s gourmet restaurant Kastell, run by star chef Thomas Kellermann, is also a true haven for foodies.
fort merged with the charm of a fairy-tale castle. A spa day using the sauna in the old arches guarantees deep rest, and guests can enjoy various rejuvenating treatments and massages in a calming setting.
TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE | PHOTOS: SABINE FRANZL
A true highlight is the hotel’s restaurant Kastell, which enjoys a far and wide reputation for its award-winning cuisine. “Guests can expect an outstanding culinary experience at our gourmet restaurant,” general manager Johannes Lehberger explains. “Since 2008, our two-star chef Thomas Kellermann keeps amazing his guests with unique creations and unparalleled culinary delights. It should come as no surprise that the star chef, who has yet
First mentioned in records as early as 1280, Burg Wernberg has certainly maintained its special charm over the centuries. Thanks to the Conrad family who took over in 1992, the castle has been completely restored to its former glory. The planning and refurbishments took six years, and the luxury boutique hotel finally opened its doors in 1998. Since then, Burg 46 | Issue 57 | December 2017
Wernberg has quickly become one of Germany’s hotel gems. The award-winning hotel is a wonderful destination at which to relax and unwind from the daily hustle and bustle, while surrounded by beautiful Bavarian countryside. Guests can choose from 22 rooms and five suites, all featuring modern com-