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Burgruine auf dem Falkenstein

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Essential Ludwig II Pilgrimage on Damp Summer Afternoon

The old castle ruins on Falkenstein were a late add to our Bavaria trip itinerary, but that drive... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Marquette, Michigan
Nice tour

We left our car at the hotel Schlossanger Alm, and tried to get to the top of the hill, but we were... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Schwangau, Germany
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Die Ruine befindet sich 2 Minuten neben dem Burghotel Falkenstein Die Burgruine ist über mehrere Wanderwege und Bergsteige aus dem Tal (ca. 1 Stunde) zugänglich. Die steilen Bergpfade setzen etwas Kondition und Trittsicherheit voraus, sind aber...more
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Auf dem Falkenstein 1, 87459 Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

The old castle ruins on Falkenstein were a late add to our Bavaria trip itinerary, but that drive to the Pfronten area felt essential to exploring the Ludwig II story (his final, if unbuilt, castle). While purchase of a ticket was required to travel the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We left our car at the hotel Schlossanger Alm, and tried to get to the top of the hill, but we were with our small babies and the way there was slippery, so we went back, and we tried from the other way. We went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Castle ruins with an amazing view of the Alps. The Marianne Grotto is must see while you are there. If you drive up there is a harrowing narrow road that will test your nerves.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We walked to Burgruine Falkenstein as part of a circular walk from Pronten, where we were staying. The walk up the hill was difficult and in places not always well marked, but as long as you keep walk up you will be alright. We also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our guide book suggested a hike to the castle. That was a lot of fun, but for us flatlanders (Holland) quit difficult, as we had to descent and climb a lot. ( in 4 km we went 281 meter up and 281 down sometimes really...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Hugo G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had no idea this place existed prior to visiting Fussen, Bavaria, but being a huge fan of King Ludwig II, and having a free day, i decided to take the bus to Pfronten and explore. I was not prepared in any way and probably...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice view and very nice walk to the burgruine. One of the nicest views in the area. Not easy to reach with small children.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Franshoek
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A nice Place wehre King Ludwig wanted to Build a small Castle. In you go there you will know why. The surrounding view is awsome. The Story also and a very good Restaurant is near by.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sonnenh
Reviewed 21 August 2016

It takes about 20 additional minutes to get there. You need to drive small forest road (with asphalt), and there are "windows" to get up and then down. So you can go back only between 0-10 minutes after each full hour. You also need to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Plusz
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We drove up the the ruins last week. absolutely great views (but not of Neuschwanstein- just scenic views) and a beautioful small ruin. Basically it is just 4 walls with a wodden standing platform so that you can take in the views. the ruin itself...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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