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Trifels Castle

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Address: Burg Trifels, 76855 Annweiler am Trifels, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 49063468470
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Nice Restored Castle, but everything is in German and cash only

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 snack shop at the base are cash only. There is no ATM nearby, so be... More 

Thank Wren315
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is well-worth a stop to see the reconstruction and replicas. It's also great fun for kids with many corners and rooms to explore, while adults appreciate the views.

Thank Travel_realist
Soca, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful walk through the woods of pfalzelwald when you start on the parking by naturfreundehaus. It's easy, in the shade and only 3 kms slowly going up. Not steep. Wheelchairs can go closer on the next parking and it's all asphalt from there. Impressive castle and little magical. Good history and a labyrinth of stairs. Really nice to get... More 

Thank jasmiendevuyst
Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This castle is located on top of a mountain (imagine that) and requires a steep 20 minute walk from a parking lot (1.5 Euro to park). If you are disabled, you can call the castle for clearance to use the delivery road to park by the castle, but be warned, it is all stairs from there. Much of what you... More 

Thank Techkraut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Really nice view from top, if you follow the signs for Burgerweg, you will see the three tops on your way to ReichsburgTrifels. Nice hike;3 hours, lite till moderate hike.

Thank Jan Willem H
Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

After you hike up the trifels hill, you get to visit the castle. However the main highlight is the view of the beautiful surrounding valeys and hills from the rock near the castle. I could spend hours simply enjoying that splendid view!

Thank Svetlana D
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Took a drive to see Burg Trifels today, and enjoyed the whole day. We arrived at the parking lot located at the Barbarossa Restaurant at 1:00pm, and paid €1.50 to park. The walk up to the castle isn't long 20 minutes, but it is steep in places. I enjoyed the walk up, and the views of the castle as we... More 

Thank Michael E
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Fully restored, and minimal entrance fees (3 euros) the walk/hike to the castle was worth it. DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE HANDICAPPED OR IN BAD SHAPE! Views are the best for miles around. It is literally a panoramic view. Very windy on our visit in February. Throne room was amazing. Very clean restrooms. Awesome throne room! Delighted I went!

Thank Ryan S
Black Diamond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is an excellent castle to visit. if you are a history enthusiast then drop in. this is the site where King Richard the Lion Hearted was held captive. Fun for the whole family to go through.

Thank Timothy B
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We visited during a medieval festival held in the city of Annweiler and took a drive up a very scenic route to the castle on the top of the hill. Very interesting and well repaired castle with historical displays interesting for the whole family.

Thank Karl K

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