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Tranquil, but also quite sad

For sure there is no shortage of castles in Bavaria, and also many that require serious investment... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Gibble1979
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Nuremberg, Germany
Burg Veldenstein closed

Stayed here twice. Great family atmosphere, ambiance and food. The family that ran it leased it... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2013
Simonsdvd
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France
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20 Oct 2016
“Tranquil, but also quite sad”
26 Dec 2013
“Burg Veldenstein closed”
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Burgstr. 12, 91284 Neuhaus an der Pegnitz, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

For sure there is no shortage of castles in Bavaria, and also many that require serious investment to keep going or maintain. Visiting this castle you're filled with the potential of what it could be - it's visible from miles away, and it dominates the...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2013

Stayed here twice. Great family atmosphere, ambiance and food. The family that ran it leased it from the Bavarian Government. However, due to the need for extensive refurbishment and its subsequent costs, the Bavarian Government, the local brewery and the family did not reach financial...More

3  Thank Simonsdvd
Reviewed 13 July 2013

If it were possible to visit Veldenstein Castle these days, it would surely be the prime (and only) attraction in the otherwise rather bland village of Neuhaus-on-Pegnitz. Additional interest is provided by a historical footnote: Nazi leader Goering was the penultimate owner of the place,...More

2  Thank emm_zed
Reviewed 22 November 2012

This isn't Neuschwanstein (neither are the lines). Burg Veldenstein offers an explorable outer castle that the kids can run around and enjoy, and fantastic views for the adults. Casual restaurant offers typical German fare, one of the better choices in limited Neuhaus. Sit and enjoy...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Took my family to the restuarant, with was decorated with suits of armor and the parking is inside the castle walls.Great steak and vegatables and this town has a local beer tht carries the name of this castle. Castle towers above the village and really...More

2  Thank travlynsoldier
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