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Great Castle

If you have an opportunity to visit this castle take it! It seems well maintained and well kept... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony G
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Beautiful castle

The Riegersburg is a perfect medieval castle on the top of a rock. You can choose to walk up by... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Stefan K
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This massive fortress has stood since the early 12th century.
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Riegersburg 8333, Austria
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+43 3153 82131
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

My wife and I went on a week day and practically had the castle to itself. I had visited this castle about 10 years ago and there are some great improvements. Before you could walk around and look in rooms. Now there are several rooms...More

3  Thank D S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Seated atop a volcanic cliff surrounded by vineyards, Riegersburg is very impressive from below, with optional funicular ride or wide, do-able path to the top (but only for the decently able-bodied; as is the case of many European attractions, the castle is definitely not ADA...More

3  Thank CRSM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have an opportunity to visit this castle take it! It seems well maintained and well kept. One caveat, most of the displays are only in German. If you speak don’t speak (or read) German you may miss out on some of the rich...More

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Riegersburg is a perfect medieval castle on the top of a rock. You can choose to walk up by foot or take the cable car (6€).On top you have a beautiful view over the stunning landscape. The castle is also a museum. Unfortunately the...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great cable car ride but it broke down! Fixed reasonably quickly (we were in the station not midway) which was good as its very long walk down (or up if you are hardy) Shame as somebody else said the exhibits are only in German, but...More

Thank Baldbutsexy
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The castle is really imposant on a basalt cone and the only castle in Austria that never has been conquered in its 900-1000 years. There are three museums inside. One is about weapons, one about wiches and one about the castle. There is a restaurant...More

Thank Rupert P
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The combination of nature and human ingenuity makes this castle (owned by the Prince Liechtenstein family) so attractive. We admired it from a distance, closer from all angles, and from the castle grounds, and could not get bored with it. The tickets are pricey, but...More

Thank Strombus
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We took the existing cable car up to the castle - admission is Euro 6.00/person, children and seniors less, for a very short ride. The admission fee includes as well touring the castle’s outside. The castle is offering as well a small museum - friends...More

Thank DieterKudler
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a charming castle that offers great views of its surroundings. A funicular goes quickly to the top, and there are plenty of nice walking areas and a play structure for kids. You can also get nice views of the castle by driving down...More

Thank bbschellenberg
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We entered at the small gate at the bottom of the hill. Parking is tricky by the graveyard. But once we got into the park area, it was incredible. A long, steep climb on cobblestones--but worth it. Views at the top were spectacular. The castle...More

Thank KBTravels41
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Only a year ago it was free to walk up through the castle gates up to the hill to the castle. It was a fantastic day out. I understand that they might have to add a small charge to help keep the castle in good...More

Thank Aidini123
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Do stop in here when you visit the nearby chocolate factory. A funicular brings you to the top of the mountain from which you have amazing views of the surrounding countryside in all directions. A nice tavern with outdoor seating is among the features atop...More

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