Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 237 out of 246 hikers


  • Matthias Brandt

    Very nice view of a Neckarschleife and over to the festival Dilsberg. The ascent of the tower, however, is adventurous, as it is pitch dark there. Without a flashlight it is nowadays with a flashlight app on the smartphone but no problem. Otherwise, climbing stairs would be very difficult.

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    • October 23, 2017

  • christian

    The (about 113 steps) ascent to the tower ♖ is rewarded with a beautiful view over the Neckarschleife

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    • May 7, 2016

  • Matzel

    Freely accessible ruin with lookout tower, no entrance fee needed. One of the castles of the four-castle corner on the Neckar. Short walk to the Schwalbennest, definitely with visit.

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    • March 12, 2017

  • MRB

    Dilsberg is a beautiful old town located high above the Neckar. Has a castle ruin with a beautiful view over the Neckar valley. Located on the Neckarsteig.

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    • January 30, 2017

  • Alex

    Great view from the donjon and numerous nice resting possibilities on the walls of the ruin.

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    • May 28, 2017

  • Tobias G.

    The Hinterburg is accessible for free

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    • November 12, 2017

  • Ralf Kaidel

    The Schwalbennest was unfortunately closed because of rock work.

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    • November 7, 2017

  • Ralf

    Steep increase worthwhile.
    Dilsberg Castle costs 2 euros entry, worth it as the castle and the castle galleries are preserved.

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    • June 1, 2017

  • 1Marianne PWV On Tour

    The keep and some foundations of the foundations are present. The keep can be climbed and is an aha experience.

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    • February 5, 2018

  • MIKE B.

    You should have seen it

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    • May 1, 2019

  • Jochen

    Great castle ruins with great views from the tower. Beware - the tower climb is very dark!

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    • August 6, 2017

  • Tobias G.

    The castle is walkable and free. 👍

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    • February 10, 2018

  • Björn

    Great view, climb is definitely worth it

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    • October 6, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    Nice located castle with good
    View of the Neckar valley

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Tobias

    Great view of the valley - climb is worth it.
    In winter, the rise to the tower may be too dark.

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    • May 13, 2018

  • Thomas

    Nice view of the Neckarschleife

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    • July 23, 2018

  • Stefan

    If you are on the Neckarsteig, you should definitely include the ascent to the tower of the rear castle. Since the tower has no windows, it is very dark inside and you need a flashlight or cell phone to get to the top safely. The view from above compensates for the difficult ascent.

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    • February 15, 2020

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Location: Neckarsteinach, Bergstraße, Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany


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