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Rheinfels Castle

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56329 Sankt Goar, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6741 7753
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All reviews self guided tour rhine river bring a flashlight st goar small museum its heyday awesome views terrace restaurant health and safety above ground town centre nature trail entrance fee shuttle bus ruins castle torch
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

The larges and the most interesting ruin to visit, not too busy. Lovely restaurant for a drink or meal after

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wenny1959
Reviewed 9 January 2019

I visited the Reinfels Castle ruins on 10.22.18. It was a cloudy and some times drizzly day, but it was a perfect day to do it. I drove up from Frankfurt and it was a little over an hour. The biggest of the castles on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheSveed
Reviewed 5 January 2019

This huge castle ruin is really worth a visit. We have been here several times and staid at the hotel twice. Walking the ruins gives you a very good impression how times were in the Middle Ages. Really recommend this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nordgaard
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Rheinfels Castle is the ruins of castle at Sankt Goar overlooking River Rhine. It has a nice position to defense in the past and currently many visitors come to tour around and stay in the hotel nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We took the train from Bacharach and walked from the train station up the trail through the forest. Very easy. Great views at the castle. Self guided only 5 euros. The included museum was interesting. Lots of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamesfP5815SU
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We enjoyed our time at the ruins and the views from up there were amazing on a sunny summer day! Easiest to get on a shuttle bus from St. Goar's centre which cost 10 Euros for a family of four, one way. The entrance fee...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Azahar A
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Loved wandering around the ruins of this castle. Not crowded in the late afternoon. We missed the English speaking tour, so we used the one from Rick Steves' book and it was great. Quite a climb from the town of you are on foot but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I walked up the hill from Hotel Rheinfels down by the river and just passed through the castle and ruins quickly. I was taking the KD boat to Bacharach, so I was short on time. The views here are worth the hike up. I think...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SingleTraveller100
Reviewed 11 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Haddaway
Reviewed 9 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 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.