Regensberg, not to be confused with Regensburg in Germany, is a small village in Dielsdorf district, Zürich canton, Switzerland. This lovely village, set on a hill surrounded by vineyards, covers 2.39 sq km (0.92 sq mi) and has a population of less than 500 people (2011 estimate). It is about 617 m (2,024 ft) above sea level.
More on Regensberg
Regensberg was established in 1245 by Baron Lüthold of Regensberg. It began as a fortified village on a hillock. The castle, built in the 16th and 17th centuries, is surrounded by the village houses lower down the slopes. The castle today is used as a school for children with learning disabilities. As you explore the village of Regensberg, visit its local parish church built in the early 16th century.
Today the people of Regensberg are overwhelmingly German speaking (93%), with French being the second most common language (1.6%).
It is best to drive your own transport to reach Regensberg. From Zürich, take Route 17 northwards until Dielsdorf. From the town center, head west on Regensbergstrasse until you reach the village.
Places of Interest in Regensberg
- Regensberg Castle
Castle at the top of the hillock overlooking the village.
- Regensberg Parish Church
16th century church building built on the foundation of an earlier building.