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Address: Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Sleep in a medieval castle with your family!!! Reasonably priced!!!

Spending the night in a castle = a dream come true for young and old! Our family of 5 slept in a large, clean room in castle themed modern bunk beds. Our room featured a a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Copperas Cove, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Since I was not a guest, I could not access many of the higher levels of the castle. However, the areas I could access were nice and provided wonderful views. It is certainly worth the hike from the ground level of Bacharach. The hike, I felt, was much better than reaching the summit but I am glad I carved out... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Spending the night in a castle = a dream come true for young and old! Our family of 5 slept in a large, clean room in castle themed modern bunk beds. Our room featured a a modern bathroom outfitted with a shower and toilet. The breakfast was wonderful and lavish. If we have opportunity to travel to Europe again, I... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

we took a two person room with private bathroom. it is a small room but comfortable. our room is located at 3rd floor. there are quite a few stairs from bottom to the room. so be sure to have light packs. bag pack is the best. the view is stunning around the castle. the breakfast is included in the hostel... More 

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jhanson@usao.edu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

If dry, the hike up is doable: wear comfortable shoes. Lots to see along the way and the view is impressive.

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

From the village centre it is 367 steps to this attraction. Take your time and it is done in 20 minutes. Well worth the hike just for the stunning view of the Rhine from above Bacharach.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This place gives a great view of the town and the Rhine valley. It is very nice if one comes by car. However, it is possible to reach this place by hiking. It is worth your effort to climb up! Strongly recommended!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Burg Stahleck sits high above the beautiful little town of Bacharach . It's quite a hike up to get there but well worth the effort if you are physically capable. If you have a car, you can drive up . If unable to hike up , consider taking a taxi . Once at the top , you will have incredible... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Burg Stahleck was originally built in the 12th century but what you see today is largely a 20th century reconstruction. It can be reached from the town below by hiking about 20 minutes up a winding path, beginning behind St. Peter’s church and passing by the Wernerkapelle, which is fairly steep in a few places. You can also reach it... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The medieval castle of Burg Stahleck looms over the Rhine Valley town of Bacharach below. We climbed a fairly rough track to reach it, but were rewarded with some spectacular views of the river and valley along the way; the scenery and terraced vineyards reminded me of the Douro Valley near Porto in Portugal. My advice is to make Bacharach... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

23rd October 2014. It's a longish walk up, with steps and road zigzagging upwards...but the wonderful views of the Rhine and the lovely town of Bacharach below justify it!

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Address: Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Bacharach

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