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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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Great day out!

We drove to the parking at Burg Eltz, then took the shuttle bus on to the castle,(4 Euros return) for those who prefer, you can walk from the parking. I had previously did this... read more

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Zottegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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Zottegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove to the parking at Burg Eltz, then took the shuttle bus on to the castle,(4 Euros return) for those who prefer, you can walk from the parking. I had previously did this, and personally found it tough going! We took a tour of the castle with an English speaking guide, and I must say, although I liked what... More 

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Middleton, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The glowing reviews are right! This is an incredibly beautiful castle in picturesque surroundings, wonderfully preserved, fascinating English tour, amazing treasury. Somehow this place has made it through the centuries unscathed by either enemy attacks or tourist hoards! We combined a visit here with picturesque towns along the Mosel River and Burg Reichsburg. I's easy to get to if you... More 

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Thank Carol P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful castle, well preserved. Guided tours in either German or English. Loved it! Do realise you have to walk approx. 1,5km from parking lot to castle! There is a possibility to take a shuttle bus.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have returned many times and each time we have enjoyed it! Especially love the short (15 min) hike in with the fabulous "reveal" on the last corner. This was our first visit where the crowds were substantial. Would recommend an off season visit instead of the summer. (they are open Easter to Nov)

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Thank Sally F
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful castle, in the middle of the forest. I was glad I finally made it. You can park in the parking area, and take a 15 min walk or take the bus. The tour inside wasn't too bad. You can't take picture inside the castle, but you can in the jewelry dungeon below. Worth the visit. I think... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to castles throughout Europe and the world and this one topped the others. We took the train to Moselkern and hiked from the station. It is about 6 km each way. It looks like there is a taxi service available to take you the first 3.5 or so km if you desire. That distance is through town... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the train into Moselkern. A very small town with no one at the train station. We read up on this castle prior and knew we had to call a taxi or hike a few kilometers. We called the Charlie's taxi. He took us on a ride to the castle and it was beautiful all the way. The castle... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, I highly recommend visiting this unique castle, which still looks much like it did in the 1400s. Some details are below: We took the hike to the castle from the Moselkern train station. There are a few signs leading you through the town. Once you reach the stream, you'll follow it basically all of the way up. It takes... More 

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Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to this ancient castle. For a weapons enthusiast there are many in both the castle portion and in the treasury collection. It is also very interesting to see how people lived so many years ago. Our guide was very knowledgable. We were told when we bought our tickets that there were no tours in English today,... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I personally loved it. It's quaint and charming. My husband would have liked for it to be more informative historically. They did a great job explaining the castle, rooms we were in, history of the castle but not necessarily the era of history. Beautiful setting, courtyards, rooms. Be aware that English tours are ongoing. You buy your ticket in the... More 

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