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Wonderful old castle, off the beaten path

We stopped in at Schloss Buerresheim after a visit to Burg Eltz, it’s only a 30 minute drive away... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Ralph_Lar
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Mesa, AZ
Nice day trip

This is a nice castle well worth seeing. It is close to the Maria Laach monastry. It you do both on... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Rosemary W
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New Braunfels, Texas
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9 Jun 2018
“Wonderful old castle, off the beaten path”
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56727 Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is as wonderful inside as it is outside. There are only guided tours inside but these are quite regular irrespective of the group size. My guide did not speak English but she did her best to explain everything and we muddled through with...More

Thank Julien B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We stopped in at Schloss Buerresheim after a visit to Burg Eltz, it’s only a 30 minute drive away. This castle is very much unspoiled by the flocks of tourists, or the 19th century penchant for rebuilding and redecorating older castles (as is the case...More

1  Thank Ralph_Lar
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We recently visited this castle on the only rainy day of our holiday. The entry is few euro's and even though the guided tour is conducted in German, you can keep up to speed with the small well translated leaflet. I was fortunate that my...More

Thank WalesJennie
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice castle well worth seeing. It is close to the Maria Laach monastry. It you do both on the same day it will make for a wonderful day out. Individually, we looked around each for about 1 1/2 hours so a bit...More

1  Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

When traveling to Europe its always a must for me to visit historic spots like castles and this tome it was no exception. This was the third castle for me to see in 2 weeks and it seems to be getting better! Again another majestic...More

Thank nmc8693
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We deliberately targetted this castle for a visit on our most recent trip to Europe. It truly is a fairytale castle. It was a slightly dull day in September promising (as indeed it delivered) a gorgeous day when the sun burned off. Sadly you can't...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My car's navigation system found this castle a few kilometers outside of Mayen and we were pleased to find sufficient free parking within a short distance of the entrance. The walk up to the inner courtyard and the ticket counter was rather tortuous over green,...More

1  Thank Eyekaytoo
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We visited early on a late November morning. A cold ice fog blowing through the trees and onto the ramparts were truly memorable. The tour was in German but the guide explained slowly to my friend -- who speaks a bit of German. One of...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This castle is quite impressive - it's one of the few that was never destroyed, and you can tell. Only two never-destroyed castles of this kind exist, and the other one is Burg Eltz, which for some reason is a lot more famous (okay, Eltz...More

Thank Stygeon
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We visited the castle with our 4-year-old son, who is a great castle fan and it did not disappoint him. Massive walls, high Towers and screechy old doors: paradise for a pre-schooler. The gardens were closed and could not be visited. If you have a...More

Thank Alandida44
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From April to September, the hous are 9:00-18:00. I don't know the cost, however it is June 10, 2017 so you probably already know the cost.
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