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Burg Ehrenfels

Burg Ehrenfels

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Recommended by 195 out of 202 hikers

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  • Christian Hofmann

    With a bottle of wine and a little time, the view can be enjoyed twice

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    • May 17, 2020

  • Arek

    Ehrenfels Castle is the ruin of a hilltop castle west of Rüdesheim am Rhein halfway to Assmannshausen in the Rheingau-Taunus district in Hesse. It stands on the northeastern bank of the Rhine on the steep slope of the Rüdesheimer Berg, which includes several of the best vineyards in Germany.The 4.6-meter-thick, 20-meter-high shield wall with its two 33-meter-high corner towers, as well as remnants of the palace and a gate, have survived from the former customs castle, which is almost 600 square meters in size.Ehrenfels Castle has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley since 2002.

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    • May 7, 2020

  • Annemarie Ohmer

    you have to hike one floor down to get to the castle ruins. We are not allowed into the castle either, but a beautiful Sleeping Beauty Castle from the outside.

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    • May 20, 2020

  • 🚵🏼‍♂️ Sandro und Claudia 🥾

    Nice path above the castle

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    • June 11, 2020

  • MFI

    Great view, beautiful paths

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    • August 28, 2020

  • J.R.

    The most beautiful ruin in the Rhine Valley.

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    • September 17, 2020

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Location: Rüdesheim am Rhein, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany

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  • Elevation130 m

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