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Rheinfels Castle

56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6741 7753
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56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6741 7753

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great castle ruin that I went in 15 years ago with my husband. I went back with my 13 year old daughter to show her the cool tunnels and passageways that run underneath the castle, only to find out you can't do them...More

Thank squimnshout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived at the castle we found out that visits made to many parts of the castle could only be done with a guided tour, but those were only offered in German. We decided to take the tour but after awhile decided that it...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing photo shot place, you can visit the ruins, small town Sankt Goar and Rhein river is under your feet, worth to visit

Thank meltem e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Castle is well worth a visit. Just make shore you have good footwear on as it is uneven inside.You can get good views from here over the river.

Thank 1954laurence
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Drove down from Boppard for the day. Walked up from the parking area near the marina (north end of town). Walk is not great, poorly maintained. Steep but really manageable. The castle was pretty impressive. Huge and you really get the sense of the total...More

Thank JHaakRI
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is interesting and well preserved. The hotel is nice. I recommend getting a room on the back side instead of a river view. Although the river view room is beautiful a train runs on that side of the hotel. In the summer you...More

Thank scottrschroeder
Reviewed 7 September 2017

So, yes, this castle, once the most powerful on the Rhine River, is mostly in ruins, and even the ruins are but a small portion of the extent of the castle in Medieval times, but it still fun to roam through the place, and if...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My son and I did a quick walk-through of Rheinfels during our few days on the Rhine this summer. We had a great time exploring the many stair cases, ramparts, towers, and ruins. Kind of wished their were more signs in English to get a...More

Thank GorospeL
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We went here because of a Rick Steve's Germany guidebook review which said the dark tunnels under this castle could be explored via a self guided tour. This is no longer the case--the tunnels are closed permanently. About half the remaining castle is by guided...More

4  Thank 619Jen
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Ruins of a castle on a mountain by the river. Very beautiful sight from every angle. There is a small museum inside and a good restaurant, which is part of the hotel just beside the ruins.

1  Thank Andre F
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