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Rheinfels Castle

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56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6741 7753
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is a short uphill walk from the town, or there is a shuttle bus from the tourist office. We were given an English language's guide sheet when we entered.It's quite an absorbing experience, I recommend it. One odd thing to British eyes was...More

1  Thank Haddaway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rheinfels Castle dominates the St. Goar skyline. It is a short but steep hike or an easy drive from town center. From it other ridge walks are accessible. The Castle is a large ruin, now improved by an upscale “romantic” hotel built alongside. Entrance is...More

Thank Donal W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indeed a nice place blessed with a few nice views of the Rhine valley. We had a few drinks on the terrace, a bit expensive but the view makes up for it.

Thank tony v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one thing I loved about these ruins is that they had labels for what things were. and the humongous cave that held the wines was really cool. I don't know if I would've gone out of my way to see the ruins, if we weren't...More

Thank Corinne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I thought about skipping this castle and we are glad we didn’t. It’s worth the 10 euro.

Thank Senja D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We completely enjoyed our time in these ruins. The view from the top it was amazing and the open spaces were fun to explore. We managed to get a feel for most everything we wanted to see within about 30 minutes, so I’m not sure...More

1  Thank travellinfamof6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this was one of the castles recommended, it was hard to fully appreciate as they did not have any tours in English. Given they were doing some repairs, you could only access the tunnels with the tours. Still a nice visit with many ruins...More

Thank swk2006
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Travelled from Rudesheim by ferry to Bingen, got train to St Goat. Walked to castle. Think it was 5€ and under 6 were free. Take a picnic, lots of places to have a rest. Great museum with battles laid out in miniature, collection of old...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is a neat Castle to check out if you're in the area. You can climb up different staircases and there are hidden little caves. I enjoyed our visit.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you're looking for a nice hike/medieval castle tour while touring the Rhine River by boat, try this castle tour which is walking distance from St. Goar stop. If you don't want to hike up to the castle, they have shuttle service every 30 minutes...More

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Mary V
14 April 2018|
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Response from BandeppaB | Reviewed this property |
If you have only 1 hour 25 mins then I strongly recommend to take car or taxi to reach up so that you can atleast spend 30-40 mins at the castle. Coming down is easy and faster will take 15 mins so you can chose to walk down... More
3 August 2015|
Response from Alan979797 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any lockers anywhere.