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Gorgeous!

We’d particularly recommend getting the city boat (ferry) from the Hermitage hotel to the base of... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
JenniS1987
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Undiscovered Treasure

Though I grew up in the greater vicinity, and visit this part of Switzerland several times per... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
weberwest
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Bellingham, Washington
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Meggen 6045, Switzerland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Thanks to trip advisor! We came to know about this place thru traveller's recommendations reviews on trip advisor as this place is not found in standard travel itinerary of switzerland. If you have two days to visit in Switzerland , the day you arrive in...More

4  Thank Priyanka-K-D
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The Schloss is lovely, but no one I asked knew where it was! From the bus driver to the receptionist at Heritage Hotel. Finally found it after walking 3km. Lovely garden walks, waited till half an hour for the door to open, only to find...More

1  Thank annemariefoger
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We’d particularly recommend getting the city boat (ferry) from the Hermitage hotel to the base of the hill and climbing up to the Schloß. It’s actually pretty simple to get to: bus 24 from central Lucerne or the station and get off at the ‘Hermitage’...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

After a long travelling time to this castle, I realized it was booked for a wedding party. Nowhere in the website wrote that and people just blatantly ignored me

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

The castle has several rooms that are decorated as they were when the family of Zurich textile industrialist Jakob Heinrich Frey-Baumann lived there. Only a few rooms are open to the public and there is a self-guided audio tour that takes less than a half...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The Schloss is lovely, but no one I asked knew where it was! From the bus driver to the receptionist at Heritage Hotel. Finally found it after walking 3km. Lovely garden walks, waited till half an hour for the door to open, only to find...More

1  Thank annemariefoger
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Though I grew up in the greater vicinity, and visit this part of Switzerland several times per year, we just got to know about this place and thus visited it for the first time. The property is located just above Lake Lucerne and can be...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens with an abundance of colorful flowers - perfect picture spot, with the castle and chapel and lake as backdrop. Note you cannot go into the castle. But the grounds are beautiful, and visit is free

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

On the way to Lucerne from Meggen on the left side the city is dominated by the castle The scenery takes your breath away At your feet you have the amazing view of the lake, around you perfectly trimmed winery and in the distance majestic...More

2  Thank danielasQ5980KP
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for vineyards to visit and incidently came to know about this place. We parked our vehicle outside and the walk right from the entrance is full of spectacular views. The breeze, the greenery, colourful flowers, and what all one could hear is...More

2  Thank anuchawla09
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

We had the best morning exploring the gardens surrounding the castle. We also saw some cows, goats and sheep which our son loved! A fantastic (FREE), experience! Would highly recommend it too as it is not full of tourists (we were the only ones there)....More

2  Thank KatrinaMarie R
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Castle Meggenhorn exceeded our expectations. It is a beautiful castle with many great viewpoints where you can see the pretty city of Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and its surroundings. There were no other tourists and the building was closed when we visited. It felt like we...More

2  Thank chrisjU4878UE
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