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Burgruine auf dem Falkenstein

Auf dem Falkenstein 1, 87459 Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9363 914540
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Quit a walk but great view

Our guide book suggested a hike to the castle. That was a lot of fun, but for us flatlanders... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Hugo G
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Alphen aan de Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Priceless

I had no idea this place existed prior to visiting Fussen, Bavaria, but being a huge fan of King... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Elizabeth R
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Syracuse, New York
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Die Ruine befindet sich 2 Minuten neben dem Burghotel Falkenstein Die Burgruine ist über mehrere Wanderwege und Bergsteige aus dem Tal (ca. 1 Stunde) zugänglich. Die steilen Bergpfade setzen etwas Kondition und Trittsicherheit voraus, sind aber grundsätzlich gut zu bewältigen. Eine gebührenpflichtige Fahrstraße ermöglicht Tagesbesuchern die Auffahrt bis kurz unter das Burghotel sowie den gefahrlosen Aufstieg.
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Aug 24, 2017
“Quit a walk but great view”
Aug 14, 2017
“Priceless”
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Auf dem Falkenstein 1, 87459 Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our guide book suggested a hike to the castle. That was a lot of fun, but for us flatlanders (Holland) quit difficult, as we had to descent and climb a lot. ( in 4 km we went 281 meter up and 281 down sometimes really...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had no idea this place existed prior to visiting Fussen, Bavaria, but being a huge fan of King Ludwig II, and having a free day, i decided to take the bus to Pfronten and explore. I was not prepared in any way and probably...More

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice view and very nice walk to the burgruine. One of the nicest views in the area. Not easy to reach with small children.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A nice Place wehre King Ludwig wanted to Build a small Castle. In you go there you will know why. The surrounding view is awsome. The Story also and a very good Restaurant is near by.

Thank sonnenh
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

It takes about 20 additional minutes to get there. You need to drive small forest road (with asphalt), and there are "windows" to get up and then down. So you can go back only between 0-10 minutes after each full hour. You also need to...More

1  Thank Plusz
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

We drove up the the ruins last week. absolutely great views (but not of Neuschwanstein- just scenic views) and a beautioful small ruin. Basically it is just 4 walls with a wodden standing platform so that you can take in the views. the ruin itself...More

Thank TravelRaoul
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great walk with beautifull views all the way. On the top the views are even better with a good restaurant. We have tot visit it ever time we are here.

1  Thank Gerard W
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

The place where the Bavarian King Ludwig would like to build the last of his dream castles, look at the design drawings and imagine how stunning this place would have been.

1  Thank ChefHeiko
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

it was a challenging hike to complete on a hot day - 32C, but the views were very enjoyable. Mary!s Grotto and a small museum can be found below the ruins. The onsite hotel restaurant provides great food and panoramic views.

Thank Joye C
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

Falkenstein is a 13th century ruin on a mountaintop that King Ludwig II was proposing to turn into another fairytale castle when death intervened (I have my doubts about Bismark's role). Today it is a delightful tourist spot, a fairly stiff walk up, although all...More

1  Thank alanfairhurst2
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