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Burg Eltz

Address: Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
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Two Rivers: Moselle and Rhine River Sightseeing...
91%
Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Wierschem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love the fact that you'll have to take the trail that leads to the forest to get to see this. Parking is huge and costs 2 euro, entrance was 9 euro per adult and washrooms, souvenir shops, snack bars are available outside. If you are a bigger eater just like I am - better have a bite on a... More 

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Belmont, Ohio, United States
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25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was not my first visit. We visited Burg Eltz earlier this spring, but it was still closed for the season. At this time, I was impressed. I couldn't have imagined what the inside was like. This was by far one of the nicest castle visits to date. Burg Eltz is still privately owned and occasionally lived in (parts, at... More 

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Brazil
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited many castles in UK, Germany and France, but definitely it's the castle of my dreams. If you intend to go there, I recommend that you take the charming forest way. The towers of this castle were beautiful like tales towers.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Burg Eltz is one of the few castles unharmed through it's history and the family has kept it intacted. It has furnishings from the 1400s and design from 1700s. Of course Neuschwanstein is the famous caste of Germany but it is only from the 1800s. Burg Eltz is from the 1200s. I've lived in Germany for 25 years and finally... More 

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Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Beautyful castle. one of best castle. romantic nice for walk around the castle. Really can imagine life stlye from long times ago love it!! should visit really in you will in love with this castle and also very close to most beautyful place Rhine river.

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Datteln, Germany
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a beautiful place to visit, I took my family there and didn't tell them anything about it so the gasps of delight when the place was finally revealed were absolutely worth it. There is no point taking the little bus to the castle, the walk is easy and doesn't take very long at all - and the reveal... More 

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Belgium
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It is one of the best German old castles. Its pretty old, authentic and has inside lot of original stuff to see. Its also well renovated. If weather is nice, take a walk. It is worth to take guided tour. Our guide was prey good and interesting.

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Istanbul
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The view of the Eltz Castle is very nice but on Saturday @11:00a.m the door is closed. So I haven't got chance to see the inside. I walked about 15-20 minutes to see the castle. No shuttle bus at the weekend on Saturday at 10:30 a.m Maybe it will be visited between on Monday-Friday weekdays.

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Dublin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A lovely setting. Don't bother with the shuttle if you can walk - its a lovely stroll through the woods ( about 1km). Have to pay 2 euros for parking which was a bit annoying. We had to wait 30-40 minutes for an English tour. The guide had excellent English but really only repeated what was in the pamphlet we... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This castle is amazing - it's the real deal, truly authentic, even while seeming somehow magical like a theme park. The walk from the parking lot is peaceful and beautiful, and upon reaching the overlook and seeing the castle perched on a rock in this little valley, it's really breathtaking. BTW we did the walk with 18-month and 5-year old... More 

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