Promenade Closure
Permanent closure of the towpath and promenade path along the Rhine below the Pfaffendorf bridge from the wine village to the castle steps.
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Die Burg Eltz von vorne umgeben vom grünen Wald ©Rheinland-Pfaltz Tourismus GmbH, Dominik Ketz
Medieval knight castle

Eltz Castle

With its 8 to 35 meter high residential towers, the multitude of bay windows, roofs, half-timbering and spires, Eltz Castle is considered the most beautiful castle in Europe and the epitome of a fairytale knight's castle. in addition to the medieval architecture, Eltz Castle also scores with original furnishings from nine centuries: armor, swords, halberds as well as magnificent courtly gold and silver work can be admired during the tour. What also makes Eltz Castle special is its location in the middle of the forest, deep in the valley and surrounded by an idyllic nature reserve.

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Mann und Frau in Wanderausrüstung auf einem schmalen Wanderweg ©Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH, Dominik Ketz
Dream Trail: Eltz Castle Panorama
This dream trail leads you on 12.6 km over wide fields and gentle forest paths, along the babbling brook and rugged rocks. Wonderful views of the fairytale castle Eltz are guaranteed!