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Address: Burg Eltz 1, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 2672-950500
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Eltz Castle Tour from Frankfurt with Rhine River Dinner
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Might be the best castle to see in all of Germany

We made a 1/2 day of this castle, driving to Moselkern and doing the 45 minute (each way) easy hike through the fairy tale forest. There are 3 ways to get to the castle. Most... read more

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made a 1/2 day of this castle, driving to Moselkern and doing the 45 minute (each way) easy hike through the fairy tale forest. There are 3 ways to get to the castle. Most GPS take you the long way way which involves a 15 minute walk straight down from a parking lot higher than the castle. This is... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place. As you come down the drive on the shuttle bus the view is spectacular. It is in a secluded valley which has protected it - you can't see it as you drive along which makes the impact all the more dramatic. I would strongly recommend a visit to the Treasury (Schatz Kammer) as a student of... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hidden castle in the middle of the forest. It is not easy to get there, you need a vehicle, but definetely should be another way to the castle. Very small tour group to enjoy the beauty of the castle.

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Molalla, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is probably the best castle tour in Germany. Very small tour group for a very up close tour through the castle. I think it's more interesting than Neuschwanstein or Burg Hollinzollern. Still under control of the one of the original families. A bit of a walk from the parking lot. Suggest walking down to the Burg and take the... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't have your own transport it's easy to walk to Berg Eltz. I was staying in Koblenz & took the train to Moselkern. From the station it is about a hours leisurely walk through the forest to the castle. It is well signposted along the way & if you need a drink on route there is a restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely this incredible castle is out of the way in the middle of the forest and not easy to get to unless you have a vehicle. We had read reviews of this being a destination and we would agree. You can spend up to 2 hours in the castle and definitely take the tour! The tour was up to 55... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So when reading reviews we thought taking the 15 minute walk we would see nice views of the castle you would not get if you took the bus. Not true. The view of the castle came at the 15 minute mark. You could see the bus too so take the bus then walk the opposite way from the castle to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were heading to the Mosel Valley, and had heard this was worth a visit. It really is worth going out of your way to see this castle. We were driving and it very easy to find ( the first signs appeared 50 km away). Parking costs 2€. I highly recommend walking down the road that the shuttle bus uses... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the area to visit Cochem. As it was on our way, we also stopped by Burg Eltz. We are very glad we did! We like it more than Cochem. It is a well preserved gorgeous castle. We took amazing photos. Don't miss it! If you don't have any physical problem, I would recommend walking to the castle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely unbelievably beautiful. This castle and the view of it from the mountain top is almost surely the most astonishing thing I have ever seen.

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