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Good job of restoration...

A medieval castle that has been gradually restored since 19th century. It is famous as the site of... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Carlsbad, California
What a view!

Don't expect lots to do here but there is a movie room, a small exhibition, lots of information on... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Burg Trifels, 76855 Annweiler am Trifels, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

A medieval castle that has been gradually restored since 19th century. It is famous as the site of an imprisonment of King of England, Richard the Lionheart. He was captured by Duke Leopold V of Austria on his return from the Third Crusade. After the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Don't expect lots to do here but there is a movie room, a small exhibition, lots of information on the fortress and it's inhabitants (and prisoners such as Richard the Lionheart) and a picnic area. The view, however, is absolutely breathtaking and well worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FireballH
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We have been on normal road and went from Pirmasens to Landay/Pfalz to avoid highways and passed by.... my wife could not resist to fly her drone and we had great time at this beautiful place. Also we have been impressed by "trifelsruh", a very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank juergen p
Reviewed October 5, 2017

On my trip to retrace some childhood steps (and memories) we went to Rhineland-Palatinate where I spent several summer vacations 40 years prior. One of my oldest memories was me visiting Trifels castle with my parents. So for old times’ sake I revisited the place....More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We were traveling thru Germany and saw the signs for Trifels Castle and decided.. why not? It was a beautiful drive to the Castle... parking was adequate the day we were there. It's quite the hike up to the top. Neat ruins to discover. It...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed March 22, 2017

What a hike. There is no easy way to visit Trefles Castle but to walk and climb the steep footpath from the valley below. After the exhausting climb we reached the Castle. We learnt all about it’s historic past and the fact that Richard the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice brisk walk to the castle. Even though it will not open till late February the scenery was breathtaking and the photos endless. A great day to spend with my husband and get out and enjoy sunshine

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kandi W
Reviewed November 4, 2016

An interesting castle where Richard the Lionheart was once held. More than half was rebuilt and added in the 19th and 20th century, but very much in style of the original. From the top you have a magnificent view of the surroundings and in one...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank tripper40
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We went to visit this place because King Richard the lionhearted was imprisoned here in 1193 and being an enthusiast on the subject I had to see the place. However I thought information on the topic was sadly lacking. We could not even find out...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Roopkatha
Reviewed August 13, 2016

This was a nice restored castle. Not too terrible of a hike to the top. Beautiful scenery at the top. There are toilets at the top, but no food or beverage options. Admission to the castle as well both the hotel restaurant and the little...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Shane K
September 11, 2017|
Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
4,50 Euro per adult
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Response from Travel_realist | Reviewed this property |
Hi, according to their official guide they're open every day as per: Jan-Mar+Oct/Nov 9am-5pm Apr-Sep 9am-6pm Dec closed