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Amazing views.

Castle ruins with an amazing view of the Alps. The Marianne Grotto is must see while you are there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cruiser1971
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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Difficult walk but great views

We walked to Burgruine Falkenstein as part of a circular walk from Pronten, where we were staying... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Benno Z
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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 3 weeks ago

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.

2  Thank Cruiser1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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

Thank Elizabeth R
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.

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.

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

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

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great walk with beautifull views all the way. On the top the views are even better with a good restaurant. We have tot visit it ever time we are here.

1  Thank Gerard W
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The place where the Bavarian King Ludwig would like to build the last of his dream castles, look at the design drawings and imagine how stunning this place would have been.

1  Thank ChefHeiko
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