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Burg Eltz

Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
2672-950500
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$39*
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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, Cultural
Activities: Walking
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Datteln, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Don't bother with the shuttle unless you are unable to take the 15 minute walk through the woods. Nice castle and make sure you get the tour in your language,

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San Francisco, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I recommend walking to the castle from the parking lot on the walking path, it's wide and mostly downhill, but the view when you turn the corner and see the castle is delightful. The tour is worth the cost of admission. It's a bit confusing for non-German speakers to figure out where the tours start, so ask for help. They... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were encouraged to visit this elaborate pile of bricks that sits atop a rock deep within a forest by grown up children who had visited many moons ago, Following what we thought were the correct signs, Madam and myself parked the car and set off on a trek of multiple miles through dense forest and along a river in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Start by taking the short hike to the castle, it's a nice time and some views are wonderful. The castle is nestled in the woods and is so nice. They have English tours and are well worth the time. The restaurant at the castle has some good food and the atmosphere is really nice. Spend the time to go!

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Natick, Massachusetts
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111 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a beautiful beautiful castle. If you can, take the 15 minute walk to the castle (otherwise there is a shuttle - may want to take it back). The view of the castle is breathtaking when you arrive and sign up for a tour. The outside and inside of this working castle are outstanding. We loved our visit here.... More

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