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A great idea for a nice day

The walk up is paved and well marked. It's a hike that will get your heart rate up a bit, which... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
OkiGreen
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Weilerbach, Germany
Great view of the city

Not much of a ruin but a nice hike and a great view. Take this tour with the church and it will be... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
ColoradoTraveler2go
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Landstuhl, Germany
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Apr 10, 2018
“Romantic”
Jan 27, 2018
“Old Ruin”
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

There is not much left from the old castle but what remains is very romantic and photogenic and it offers amazing view to the Idar-Oberstein town. It is very well worth a visit and either combine with hiking on Nahe - Felsen - Weg or...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Nothing really special. Just a part of an old castle. Nice views of the city though and not bad if you just want to take a short hike.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The walk up is paved and well marked. It's a hike that will get your heart rate up a bit, which makes it all the more fun. A slightly challenging hike, but anyone can do it. The ruins of castle consist of a tower and...More

Thank OkiGreen
Reviewed 23 October 2016

It is a pretty view on the town. There are a few old walls left from the old Burg. It is a steep climb up, it is better to walk up to the Schloss

Thank Lliesaa
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Not much of a ruin but a nice hike and a great view. Take this tour with the church and it will be much better. The whole town is worth a visit with good restaurants and plenty of souvenirs to take home. A good activity...More

Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The castle is perched on the top of a rocky outcropping above a sheer cliff, below is the famous Feslen Church. The walk up to the castle is really pretty and not too difficult with a nicely paved walkway the whole distance. I wish they...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We visited Burg Bosselstein after climbing the stairs to see the Church built inside the rock/cave. The walk is a slow steady incline up a hill with switch backs so you don't get too worn out. There were a few spots to rest along the...More

Thank RoadTrippre
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

If your Looking for something to do around the baumholder/idar oberstein area. We went here on a Saturday (during the summer). It's a nice "hike", but make sure you were walking/running shoes. Something comfortable, I made the mistake of wearing vans.

Thank s14mike14
Reviewed 19 August 2015

A nice hike to the ruins of this castle, which is just below Schloss Oberstein. Worth a look if you are hiking up the hill.

Thank 13MLB
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is worth a view from below, a view from above and a walk to the grounds. It is a charming little castle ruin on the side of a mountain!

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