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Burg Eltz

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Address: Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
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Fairytale castle

We were lucky to be there first in the morning of the first open day of the season! So we were the only tourist there. Awesome and beautiful castle

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tobias D
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to be there first in the morning of the first open day of the season! So we were the only tourist there. Awesome and beautiful castle

Thank Tobias D
Malmo, Sweden
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90 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice old castle. Impressive surroundings with a castle on a small gill in the middle of a forrest. We parken the car close to the Mosel river and had to Walk about 30-40 minutes. It is very impressive when the castle suddenly appears in an opening in the forest! We took the guided Tour was definitely worth it!

1 Thank Francis P
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151 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Burg Eltz is an authentic medieval castle located in he valley of the Mosel River near Koblenz. Unlike other old German castles may be due to the it is isolated position, Burg Eltz has never seen serious battles and maintains its original appearance. Must have seen:) You can reach to the Burg either with their shuttle after car parking or... More 

1 Thank meltem e
Spangdahlem, Germany
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We have been visitors of this castle and its accompanied hiking trails many times and we are never disappointed. The castle is well preserved and loaded with history. You can take a hiking trail to the castle or a shuttle bus (cost a few Euro). We usually take the 1.3k hike down to the castle and then the shuttle bus... More 

1 Thank TiffyAB
Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The castle is situated in a valley and was originally about 3 families that banded together for protection. The ultimately came under attack from the local Bishop and managed to maintain their ground. Ultimately, it still belongs to one of those original family lines. You start with going out to the middle of no where. You park at a spot,... More 

Thank Alex L
Millingen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

It was a nice place. Still it was expensive so we did not book a tour. We enjoyed the beautiful view without any traffic or other disturbances in the nature. Really beautiful. We went there in october, it was wonderful.

Thank Karina K
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164 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

If you are heading down/up the Mosel, as we were from Koblenz to Cochem, kill 2 birds with one stone viz the rhineland/palatinate day train ticket (E28 for 2 or 5) and call in - via little Moselkern - to see the' best preserved' and one of the oldest castles in Germany. This is a smarter transport option than say... More 

Thank peter g
Dusseldorf, Germany
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52 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I planned a day out with my family to Eltz castle. It is 2 hours drive from Dusseldorf. When we reached there we realized Castle is closed till 26th March 2016. Castle is good 1.3 kms walk from the parking but the views the walk offers is truly mind blowing. we went in autumn time and the whole path was... More 

Thank Lehris
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We visited quite a few castles and palaces, and this was by far our favorite. The tour was very informational, and there was lots to see within the castle. The surroundings are absolutely gorgeous, too.

Thank Lisa W
Princeton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Picture-book castle nestled among the woods. But it's a short, at times steep hike from the parking area to the castle, so if you're not up for the walk, take the shuttle bus (2 Euro each way). We arrived in time for the English language tour. Well-furnished and preserved rooms and artifacts that give a real feel for life in... More 

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