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Eltz Castle

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Eltz Castle
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Nestled in the forest is one of the most magnificent castles Germany has to offer

Burg-Eltz-Straße 1, 56294 Münstermaifeld, Germany
Adults: € 9.00
Students and disabled visitors: € 6.50
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children): € 6 each

Nestled in the forest, Burg Eltz (Eltz Castle) is a medival castle built in the 12th century in Germany. Today, it still belongs to the Eltz family, who originally constructed the castle. From 1965 up to 1992, a picture of the castle appeared on the 500 Deutsche Mark note.


One third of the castle is occupied by the Kempenich family and is not open to public. However, the other two thirds are and visitors can come between from April until November 1st to explore the magnificence of the structure.

Opening hours

Monday - Sunday:
9:30 - 17:50

From March 29th - November 1st only