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Nice castle to visit

It is a nice castle with an amazing view to visit. You can see all the small villages around. You... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
samihabib89
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Nuremberg, Germany
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Nice hike with a great view

We did start from Schesslitz, which is about an hour to walk to the Giechburg ruins. It's a nice... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2016
B8062UOdavidr
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Shenyang, China
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Jan 7, 2018
“Nice castle to visit”
Apr 20, 2016
“Nice hike with a great view”
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Giechburg 1, 96110 Schesslitz, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice castle with an amazing view to visit. You can see all the small villages around. You can either go on foot or by car. Hiking routes are also nice. It can be hard to go up during winter season because of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank samihabib89
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We did start from Schesslitz, which is about an hour to walk to the Giechburg ruins. It's a nice walk through woods and across open fields. You'll pass a parking spot after 40 min. In case you are not in the best shape or have...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2014

this is not a 'Schloss', but a castle ruin with restaurant and guestrooms. Its right on top of a hill with views across Frankonia and Bamberg. Guests can either drive or walk up, if you stay in the hotel, you can park your car in...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank silkroad_12
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Giechburg is situated approximately 20km from the City of Bamberg, towards Schesslitz. The old fortress was mentioned the first time around the 10th Century, for the main parts still around today the construction has started in the 16th Century. In 1971 the fortress was...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Rudolf W
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Just a few more minutes from Schesslitz, Giechburg ruin sits high on a hill. A little out of the way from Bamberg, but it's worth the drive to see this one. The view from this castle on a clear day is amazing. You have a...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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