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Veste Coburg

Veste Coburg 1, 96450, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9561 8790
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Beyond Excellent!

Not only well worth your time, most of the staff are incredible! We were there with a few people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ClanYoung
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Detroit, Michigan
Impressive Old Citadel

Looming large above the town of Coburg and it's environs, Veste Coburg is a really well preserved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andyhailsfromwales
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Beaumaris, United Kingdom
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The “Fränkische Krone” (Franconian Crown) is one of the largest medieval castle buildings in Germany. Martin Luther lived within its walls in 1530. Today, internationally significant art collections are housed there.
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Veste Coburg 1, 96450, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only well worth your time, most of the staff are incredible! We were there with a few people who needed more time and the staff inside the exhibition were kind enough to guide us to each other! The ticket counter staff were very kind,...More

Thank ClanYoung
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looming large above the town of Coburg and it's environs, Veste Coburg is a really well preserved castle that ably demonstrates the evolution of a fortification from early medieval times right through to the 30 Years War. When we visited there was also an extensive...More

Thank Andyhailsfromwales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great Castle, it has a great setting in a forest and on top of a very large hill. You can see for miles from the top of the castle. I would suggest the audio tour it goes at your pace and it...More

Thank Friday13th_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice castle in a very nice town. If you are in the area it is definitely a must. For 12€ you can visit the castle and its collections. The weapons and carriages collection is specially interesting.

Thank Vagner L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We did not expect too much - but the castle along with the State exhibit exceeded our expectations. A very memorable visit and tour which I highly recommend.

Thank Wilfrid L
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Walking through a forest the mighty Veste Coburg emerges. This spectacular building feels nestled in its surroundings. Friendly and helpful staff with a very well thought of curated museum with english descriptions for each piece. A must

Thank 572darynm
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A half and hour Ish walk from the old town, through the pretty hofgarten. There are two routes up to the veste. A shorter but more steep path with steps, that takes around 10minutes from the base. Or a sloped path that takes around 15...More

Thank LivingTheDream247
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The history is so enriching! A definite MUST! Coburg has so many stories that I recommend the walking city tour. It is €6 and you learn a lot. Also great for teens.

Thank Niala O
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Beautifully set on top of the hill. There is a bus but if you can approach from the castle grounds should do and it will give you a real sense of why no one ever successfully attacked it. The exhibition and round tour of the...More

Thank Eastofend
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is an inexpensive and very nice way to spend a day. The Romanesque/Gothic castle sits atop of a hill in Coburg which lends itself to some lovely views. Construction (fortification) began in the 10th century. It's one of the largest castles in Germany; the...More

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