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Karlstein Castle

Tumseestrasse,1 | Bad Reichenhall / Karlstein, Bad Reichenhall, Bavaria, Germany
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Best views of the town and mountains

It is worth the climb up to the castle for the wonderful views you get of the town and the Alps... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
RyanLChicago
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Chicago, Illinois
Walk from Thumsee to Karlstein Castle Ruins and St Pankraz Church

It is a bit of a hike and a lot of stairs but the work is well worth it. The castle ruins are... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Marylin L
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Reno, Nevada
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
31 Oct 2017
“Best views of the town and mountains”
23 Apr 2017
“Walk from Thumsee to Karlstein Castle Ruins and St Pankraz Church”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Tumseestrasse,1 | Bad Reichenhall / Karlstein, Bad Reichenhall, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

It is worth the climb up to the castle for the wonderful views you get of the town and the Alps. The Castle itself is not much to see.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

It is a bit of a hike and a lot of stairs but the work is well worth it. The castle ruins are fascinating and the view are out of this world. And then you must descend the ruins and climb back up another set...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Nice walk up the many stairs, but a really nice view from the top. So a very scenic view in the direction to the Thumsee. It is definitely worth it.

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

The casstle overlooks Salzburg and has fantastic views of the city and mountains. I can highly recommend this walk around the castle at the castle is a small restaurant which has very good soup, You can get the lift down to the bottom rather than...More

Thank James K
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Thousands of people use Landstrasse St2101 when they go to Ruhpolding for biathlon. Many of them see a small white and yellow church very high above the road. It looks like there is no way to get to it. Even less people know that behind...More

Thank Alexey P
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