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Well worth the climb up

Fantastic views from here and it's well with a visit. It's absolutely deserted and that adds to... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Kiruna, Sweden
A brilliant view - and a great place to explore!

We were so glad we visited this castle. After a little bit of being lost, we parked at the nearby... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Emma S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Fantastic views from here and it's well with a visit. It's absolutely deserted and that adds to the experience. It's a bit of a hike but well worth it for the views. A must visit when in Spitz

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We were so glad we visited this castle. After a little bit of being lost, we parked at the nearby museum (Schifffahrtsmuseum Spitz) and walked up the path/very narrow road. It was a pleasant walk and didn't take longer than 10 minutes. We spent around...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Emma S
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The castle was in great condition with a sweet stairwell and viewing point from the top. We had a great experience there and highly recommend it!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Well worth the climb to the top but not suitable for all .The path can be slippery and difficult .The view from the top is a step back in time and gives an appreciation of the the size of the Danube

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Within the Wachau valley the towns were much blessed. the climate and terrain for the vineyards and the Donau as the other way of transportation to the neighboring towns.. With this, tourist come and go. The charming small towns welcome visitors every now and then....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The colourful town of Spitz would be an immediate attraction on the cruise. The town is fairly large compared to others you’ll pass by. There are more restaurants and even hotels to stay. Plus, it’s beautiful. It’s a tempting stop. The town’s charm is accented...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

A relatively strenuous but short climb to breathtaking vistas of the Danube and the small towns on it's banks.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank hma22
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The Hinterhaus (Spitz Castle) is a ruin perched atop a hill overlooking Spitz and the Danube. It is free and open to the public. There are a few different paths to walk up. DO go from the Shiffsmuseum path, which although steep in sections is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

On our cruise from Melk to Krems, seeing the Hinterhause Castle perched high above the river was certainly one of the highlights. If I ever had the chance to make a stop in Spitz, that is definitely the one place I would go - it...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very nice ruin with a little bit worse access path but do not get discouraged by that. The entry is free of charge and the outlook from the tower is gorgeous.

Date of experience: July 2016
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