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Address: Burg Eltz, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this castle, we decided to walk the path instead of taking the shuttle bus, and were greeted by a most beautiful view of the castle. the visit to the actual structure only took us about 45 minutes but exploring the wilderness and taking the long way back to the parking lot was the best... More 

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Irving, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They walk to the castle was the best part. It was neat to see an old historic castle, but my expectations had been built up too high. You can't take pictures inside. They do offer two guided tours, one in English and the other in German. Again, go the pathway for the walk. This grants you awesome views of the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to this castle a few times but this is first time we walked from Moselkern train station. From Koblenz trainstation regional trains leave hourly to Moselkern (I think the last stop for this train is Trier). It takes about 35 mins to get there. On arrival follow the signs to Burg Eltz, in total about 5km, 1 hour... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a good walk to the castle from parking area. The castle is very interesting and great tours. The location and the history of this castle is also fascinating. Highly recommend it!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, how to explain Burg Eltz.... Wonderful. According to the Burg Eltz website, you can get to the castle via public transportation. As we were driving, it took us just over 45 minutes to reach the castle from Koblenz. The roadway is clearly marked with little chance of getting lost. On arrival in a car, you must pay a small... More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle was awesome. It's outside the village a bit, but there are plenty of signs to the parking. The walk to and from the castle are a bit long, and it's a steep hill, but there is a frequent shuttle available. There's a nice cafe gift shop at the entrance as well. The tour through the castle was fun.... More 

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