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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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Beautiful castle!

We visited the castle in July and it was fabulous. We took a train to Moselkern and walked up to the castle along the beautiful forest. Allow 45 mins to and hour to walk to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the castle in July and it was fabulous. We took a train to Moselkern and walked up to the castle along the beautiful forest. Allow 45 mins to and hour to walk to the castle from Moselkern. The tour inside the castle was good but there was large crowds on the day we went which made it a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

2.5km walk through forest along occasionally steep, narrow stony slopes takes you to the castle.mThere are a few big steps to climb too. Or you can get the shuttle bus to and fro. Biews from the castle over the valley are lovely. Guided tours of the castle, not free, are very popular and well organised. Two cafes at castle are... More 

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detroit, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I hiked up from the train station. Pretty easy hike until right below the castle. There are tour guides, about a 30 minute tour. It was a good rec and worth a visit. Note that the train station can be hard to find and looks like it is closed from the outside.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great castle. Rick Steves says it is his favorite in Europe. We had just come from Schloss Augustusburg the day before - but I guess Schloss's and castles are not the same thing. We had a hell of a time finding the parking lot. We persevered and did our best to follow Rick Steves' suggestions. It was well worth it.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I had looked on Trip Advisor before visiting and was impressed with the positive reviews. Firstly it does look like a fairy tale castle. BUT if you have limited mobility or very young children you pay first for the car park and then again for the shuttle bus. Be warned it is still a short uphill walk to the castle.... More 

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Whyalla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A great experience, well worth the visit, off the beaten track. It starts from the carpark (a small fee) and then a great 15 minute walk or short shuttle bus (small fee) to the castle. There is a fee for entry to the castle, which we considered to be very reasonable. After a look around and photos we went on... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The castle was good but the prices at the restaurant were extortionate. There were two restaurants. One smaller Imbiss style Restaurant higher up in the castle and a larger restaurant lower down. We only ate at the Imbiss style restaurant and can only comment on this one. Firstly the food is pretty average. Secondly the prices are twice the average.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This castle is like from a fairytale. And I like it even more than Neuschwanstein because it is not crowed of milions tourists. Yes it is little bit harder to get trough this castle but is is absoluttely worth it. It is wondreful inside and the view around is also amazing.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was here with a large group the group was split in two with two bilingual guides the guide with my group was very good and knowledgeable with in depth descriptions of all rooms and parts of the castle if I am ever in the area again I will be back

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

First time I'd ever been to an intact medieval castle. It's been in the same family for 33 generations since the 12th century or so. The current owner does not live there but visits regularly. The paintings of family ancestors were fascinating. It would make a good reading to learn about the alliances and political machinations that made this one... More 

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Address: Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Wierschem

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