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Harburg Castle

86655, Harburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4909 08096860
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Romantic Road, Rothenburg, and Harburg Day Tour from Munich
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One of the oldest and strongest castles in Southern Germany, Harburg was an important military stronghold during the reign of the Staufer-Kings from 1070 to 1272.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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86655, Harburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4909 08096860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Harburg Castle, Looming over the Wörnitz River. The medieval Castle covered by parapets, towers, turrets, keep and red-tiled roofs of the 12th-century. Schloss Harburg is so perfectly preserved they almost seem like a film set.

Thank Amir S
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We decided to go here on a whim out of Munich and see some of the Romantischen Strasse up to Rothenberg. We had such a good time here, we never made it to Rothenberg. It is a fairly short drive once you are actually out...More

Thank YukonJuan
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Local rumour has it that Michael Jackson wanted to buy this pile once upon a time. Lucky for him that he did not as millions need to be spent on keeping it standing. There are better examples of the classic German hill fortress eg Wartburg....More

1  Thank stutt21
Reviewed October 8, 2017

we planned on driving the Romantic road below Harburg..but were awestruck when it came into view.We were on a Three hour drive and didn't have time to stop but it was definitely one of our visual highlights. If you get to Harburg, take a side...More

Thank dunquingirl
Reviewed September 30, 2017

This beautiful castle also has an amazing view over the old town. We did not take any of the tours through the castle as we were strapped for time. We opted to take a walk down into town and experience the old town. Beautiful, and...More

Thank Niel G
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as part of the bike route so it was worth a peek but a rip off in price. We will charged the 3.50 to get in and we're told if we hurry we can make the next tour. We run up just...More

Thank kgtravel70
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The only reason I give this a 4 star as opposed to 5 star rating is that we opted for a German language tour. While there are English speaking tours available, one has to check the schedule to take one. Our guide, who did not...More

2  Thank phishlover
Reviewed September 14, 2017

The Castle of Harburg is one our favorites!!! Granted, it is not a castle with all the glitter and gold like most of the faireytale castles of King Ludwig. The Harburg castle is a mideavel castle dating back to the 11th century. We had a...More

1  Thank RandK1996
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Its not ugly, maybe worth a photo or two, but unless you are already stopping this place was not worth a specific journey. It felt as it they were really trying to make it look authentic to get in the crowds and it was therefore...More

1  Thank evilC19
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This Caste is in excellent shape & has a lot of beautiful buildings, tower, etc. that one expects. The church inside is really unique in that it feels like you are in the middle ages (that means it is not all buffed up, but the...More

1  Thank Andy G
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