6. Lightning strike 2017

Although the castle has been subjected to invasions and erosion its most recent demise was caused by nature. In the summer of 2017 a bolt of lightning hit the outer wall and blasted a huge section of the wall away. The electrical installations were also destroyed.
The association secured the remaining part of the wall and renewed the electrical installations. With a charity party it was possible to raise the necessary financial means.

Photocredit: Barbara Schierhuber