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“english tour”(94 reviews)
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Burg Eltz 1, 56294 Wierschem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 2672 950500
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Reviewed today

This was a wonderful attraction. This castle has a very long history and has been continuously occupied for over 800 years! The tour was great and there are 2 restaurants that have outdoor seating that are very good with reasonable pricing. We have been twice!...More

Thank robertdQ1489ZV
Reviewed yesterday

All the other reviews about how beautiful this castle and it's setting are do not give a false representation. It is spectacular. There is such a lovely feel to the place too. We enjoyed a pleasant stroll around the place but opted not to take...More

Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to Burg Eltz and parked in the designated lot. Easy to find because of all the road signs. You can walk to the castle (trail starts at end of lot - 15 minutes) or take a van (get on at front of lot...More

Thank gradysdad1
Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the love Neuschwanstein gets, it's hard to imagine there are other beautiful castles in Germany and Eltz is one of them. You can go just for a visit to walk around the grounds and eat at the restaurant or you can take the...More

Thank LaMario C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burg Eltz castle is magical. It is a castle rich in 3 family history. I highly recommend you take the tour offered in several different languages. That way you get the stories from the past. Stories dating back to the 1100's. We took the train...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Eltz Castle on a Moselle Valley cruise with Shearings Holidays and were very impressed with this attraction. The first impression on seeing the castle was that it looks like the castle where Rapunzel lived, as it looked like a copy of the castles...More

Thank frankjordan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked down to the castle from the path at the parking lot and elected to take the shuttle bus (2 euros) back UP as the walk down is very steep so I imagine the walk back up would be strenuous for some people or...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Eltz Castle as part of our river cruise excursion. The scenery is amazing and the castle itself is beautiful. It was such a neat experience to walk through a real castle that is still being used in the present time. We had a...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the footpath in and the shuttle back as we were with my parents. The walk back is slightly uphill but not too difficult, my parents just weren’t feeling up to it. When you round the final bend and are finally treated to a...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real gem of a castle experience. It is hidden away in its own valley with multiple hiking paths to take to the castle itself. The views from above as you head down into the valley is the stuff of fairy-tales. The tour...More

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Dries V
12 August 2018|
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Response from RicknKarin | Reviewed this property |
They close the parking lot at night.
9 July 2018|
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Response from Glory P | Reviewed this property |
There's no need to buy the tickets online, its easier to buy from there direct cz that way you'll be flexible with the time you choose for the tour and tho it may look crowded most of the crowd just hang around outside for... More
Maira G
29 May 2018|
Response from Dirk E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it should be open, The website also doesn't mention anything about closure for the holidays, but I advice to go very early as it will be most likely an extremely busy day....