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Frankenstein castle

Beautiful hike to castle ruins. Dogs allowed. Small children should be carried and closely... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
mjbensen1
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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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A hit with kids

The walk/hike to get to this free attraction was a little unnerving with my little kids (and is not... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
blueighty2
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26 May 2018
“Frankenstein castle”
15 Oct 2017
“A hit with kids”
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hike to castle ruins. Dogs allowed. Small children should be carried and closely supervised.

1  Thank mjbensen1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The walk/hike to get to this free attraction was a little unnerving with my little kids (and is not good with a stroller). Once we made it to the top, it was great. You can explore the ruins of Frankenstein castle and the kids loved...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not to be confused with another Frankenstein Castle near Darmstadt, this one is situated literally on the top of a railway line connecting Neustadt to Kaiserslautern. If you're coming by train, as you exit the station and turn right along the main road, there are...More

1  Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Took a picnic lunch and hiked up to the castle. Serene setting and a wonderful view of the town and valley. Pretty cool to watch the train come out of the tunnel as it goes past the town.

Thank JGuyne
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This castle is situated in the town Frankenstein, about 20 minutes of driving from Kaiserslautern (don't confuse it with another Frankenstein castle located in Hessen close to Darmstadt). There are several ways to get to the castle from the town. I prefer to start close...More

3  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Made a visit to Frankenstein Castle today. Very hot day so it made it better. The official road to the Castle was closed of the main highway but there was another route I found to be able to drive up to the Castle through the...More

Thank lonestranger2016
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I grew up watching those old monster movies including about every Frankenstein movie made, so our family of 4 including 2 children ages 9 & 12 were flying to Frankfurt to visit relatives in nearby Mannheim, and Burg Frankenstein with the cool castle is on...More

Thank mckParker_Co
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This castle was on our list of many castles to visit. We enjoyed our family hike up the forest trails and enjoyed the spectacular views. The place is very dangerous for small unattended children. There are many areas that have straight drops. Still a very...More

Thank Joey_3009
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This place was pretty cool. We walked around the towers. There wasn't too much to do as a lot of it was closed up because they where setting up for he Halloween party. This is a place we would like to go back to for...More

Thank Meghan M
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Fascinating place. We ran into an old woman while viewing the graveyard who told us "the tale of Frankenstein". Have no idea if what she said was true but nonetheless the castle is there and so is the graveyard. Though the castle is in ruins...More

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Response from mjbensen1 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a steady uphill climb. There are different paths that you can take depending on what level hiker you are. I went with my 3 young kids and they did fine. We stoped several times along the way up to take in the views.
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