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Great castle!!

Castles are always high on our list of places to visit in Europe and we found several lovely... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2019
Springfield, Massachusetts
Exterior over Interior

The castle itself is stunning and provides some really nice views both on the outside around the... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first mention of the castle was in 1260 after it was invaded and burned to the ground. A new stone castle was built. In 1280, the castle was once again invaded and the bailey destroyed. It is speculated that the castle included a small...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

Castles are always high on our list of places to visit in Europe and we found several lovely castles in the Netherlands. Kasteel Doorwerth was definitely in the top five of the castles that we visited. Restored beautifully and the displays and rooms are lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

What Holland is usually associated with? For me the answer was simple: cheese, tulips and windmills. But I never thought about Holland as a country of castles. Last weekend I visited Kasteel de Haar and this weekend I was in Kasteel Doorwerth. Castle Doorwerth is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

What an adorable place to visit I was entranced from the moment I walked over the draw bridge and entered the castle I followed the delightful aroma of cinnamon and found myself in the kitchen area set up ready for tea . The route takes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The castle itself is stunning and provides some really nice views both on the outside around the castle, and the courtyard of the castle. It is also very nicely situated on the banks of the Rhine river and surrounded by nice and quiet nature. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I was very happy of visiting this place. Ticket for 11EUR definitely cost it's money... Better to make it a whole-day visit. No need to hurry there. After visiting the castle you can sit in a restaurant nearby of have a picnic in same area....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We found the castle interesting. All the rooms we looked at were well laid out and appeared typical of the time. The surrounding grounds have trees and paths to either walk or cycle. We stopped in at the coffee shop for a cool drink, which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Since I live nearby, I have been coming here all my life. It's a beautiful castle with a great area where you can walk through the forest and a great courtyard with a beautiful tree. I've rated it average because of the inside and admission...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We went by bike through the beatifull nature surrounding this area de veluwe. And biked back along side river rijn. Great trip. The castle is in great shape with interior grom old times. Very kids friemdly with special taskd for kids. The free knight clothes...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to see an actual, medieval castle on our visit to Doorwerth and were not disappointed when we went in. First off, we were so impressed by the drawbridge (and we're told it still works!), then once inside, it was very amusing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Frances V
October 12, 2015|
Response from IVE-Melle | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The castle is open for visiting from Tuesday till Sunday from 11u till 17u. The entrance price is 9.50 Euro/person. Kids from 4 -12years pays 5.25 Euro. Kind Regards Ivan