Counts of Falkenstein (Bavaria) - Dominion


The counts of Falkenstein had their oldest possessions in the upper Vils valley near Taufkirchen (Vils) and the valley of Inn in southern Bavaria. In the zenith of their power they controlled a wide region extending into Tyrol, the Mangfall valley, Lower Austria and Chiemgau.

Major domiciles of the counts of Falkenstein were Falkenstein über dem Inn, Neuburg bei Vagen, Altenburg, Herantstein in Upper Austria, Hartmannsberg near Hemhof, Antwurt (now Antwort) near Endorf and Hernstein near Baden in Lower Austria. Administrative towns were e.g. Aibling and Prien am Chiemsee.

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