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Trifels Castle

Burg Trifels, 76855 Annweiler am Trifels, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4906 3468470
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Worth the hike...

We were traveling thru Germany and saw the signs for Trifels Castle and decided.. why not? It was... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Rhonda L
Little Rock, Arkansas
What a Climb

What a hike. There is no easy way to visit Trefles Castle but to walk and climb the steep footpath... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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“parking lot” (5 reviews)
“minute walk” (2 reviews)
“few hours” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Burg Trifels, 76855 Annweiler am Trifels, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4906 3468470
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were traveling thru Germany and saw the signs for Trifels Castle and decided.. why not? It was a beautiful drive to the Castle... parking was adequate the day we were there. It's quite the hike up to the top. Neat ruins to discover. It...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a hike. There is no easy way to visit Trefles Castle but to walk and climb the steep footpath from the valley below. After the exhausting climb we reached the Castle. We learnt all about it’s historic past and the fact that Richard the...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice brisk walk to the castle. Even though it will not open till late February the scenery was breathtaking and the photos endless. A great day to spend with my husband and get out and enjoy sunshine

Reviewed 4 November 2016

An interesting castle where Richard the Lionheart was once held. More than half was rebuilt and added in the 19th and 20th century, but very much in style of the original. From the top you have a magnificent view of the surroundings and in one...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went to visit this place because King Richard the lionhearted was imprisoned here in 1193 and being an enthusiast on the subject I had to see the place. However I thought information on the topic was sadly lacking. We could not even find out...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016

This was a nice restored castle. Not too terrible of a hike to the top. Beautiful scenery at the top. There are toilets at the top, but no food or beverage options. Admission to the castle as well both the hotel restaurant and the little...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

This castle is well-worth a stop to see the reconstruction and replicas. It's also great fun for kids with many corners and rooms to explore, while adults appreciate the views.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A beautiful walk through the woods of pfalzelwald when you start on the parking by naturfreundehaus. It's easy, in the shade and only 3 kms slowly going up. Not steep. Wheelchairs can go closer on the next parking and it's all asphalt from there. Impressive...More

Reviewed 3 July 2016

This castle is located on top of a mountain (imagine that) and requires a steep 20 minute walk from a parking lot (1.5 Euro to park). If you are disabled, you can call the castle for clearance to use the delivery road to park by...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Really nice view from top, if you follow the signs for Burgerweg, you will see the three tops on your way to ReichsburgTrifels. Nice hike;3 hours, lite till moderate hike.

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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016
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Response from Travel_realist | Reviewed this property
Hi, according to their official guide they're open every day as per: Jan-Mar+Oct/Nov 9am-5pm Apr-Sep 9am-6pm Dec closed