This Highlight is in a protected area
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The majestic Ehrenfels Castle is located directly on the slope of the Niederwald forest. It was probably built in 1211 and has watched over the Rhine ever since. Although the castle is "only" a ruin, it is still impressive and can be viewed from the outside.
May 26, 2021
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.
May 20, 2020
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.
May 7, 2020
With a bottle of wine and a little time, the view can be enjoyed twice
May 17, 2020
Wonderful view of the Rhine and Nahe.
Romantic and sunny☀️
February 21, 2021
Magnificent ruins and a hike there is definitely worth it
May 8, 2022
Ehrenfels Castle is the ruin of a hillside castle west of Rüdesheim am Rhein, halfway to Assmannshausen in the Rheingau-Taunus district in Hesse.
November 1, 2022
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