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Address: Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
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Activities: Walking
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Even not getting inside it is the best castle in the area

We unfortunately visited in March when tours were not running. However still very glad that we made the visit. Some people have commented that is a bit of a hike... to be honest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We unfortunately visited in March when tours were not running. However still very glad that we made the visit. Some people have commented that is a bit of a hike... to be honest its a nice walk through the forest, hardly challenging! Walk up the hill on the way back for some great photo opportunities.

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Watlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a must see place but be warned it is a bit of a trek to get to it from the car park, although a small bus is available the walk down is worth the effort as you don't see the Castle until partway down the track and that first view is awesome. Once at the castle there is... More 

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Hotel Restaurants dint manage well when the crowds got more and more. So carry a bit of your own edibles, specially if you have kids.

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greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

The castle stands on top of a hill, surrounded by a river and a forrest. Too bad that during the visit the trees were still bare.. it would have been magical! No one will regret visiting this castle.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A historic castle located in a dramatic, heavily forested location. As the title says, a must see if you're in the Rhineland. Set aside half a day to drive there, have a look around, and then perhaps drive to Cochem for lunch/dinner. English language tour guides are available and there's a souvenir shop.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The Eltz family has continuously lived in this castle since 1100's. They still live in a small part of it and the rest is open for tours. What's best is the walk/hike through the woods to get there. Take DB to Moselkern and walk. For lazy people, take your car and park at car park above the castle. But walk... More 

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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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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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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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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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