Harzer Wandernadel 187: Bergruine Lauenburg

Number 187 on the Harzer Wandernadel trail is the Bergruine Lauenburg, the underwhelming remnants of a medieval castle set above the equally underwhelming village of Stecklenberg. Lauenburg Castle is not the only ruin overlooking this village; just a kilometre or so to the south stand what remains of Stecklenberg Castle, another medieval castle. With two ruins in such close proximity, I can only assume, then, … Continue reading Harzer Wandernadel 187: Bergruine Lauenburg