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Address: Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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great hostel with stunning views. many steps though.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

As soon as we arrived in Bacharach we climbed to the castle. It was not an casual walk, but worth it. There we enjoyed dark beer, pretzels and a marvelous view of Bacharach. It is a hostel and lots of kids in the courtyard, but all of the tables overlooking Bacharach were filled with people enjoying the beer and view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Take the stairs going up, just before the church. It's a 20-minute uphill hike, but an easy one, and definitely worthwhile. Stop along the way to enjoy different views of the River Rhine. You won't see the sunset from the top, but the changing colours of the river, sky and hills are spectacular. Nice terrace on top to enjoy a... More 

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

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