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The 10 Most Beautiful castles in Rhineland-Palatinate

Schloss Bürresheim und barocker Garten
Castle · Eifel
Schloss Bürresheim palace
During the Middle Ages, Schloss Bürresheim palace was actually a castle, in other words, a knight’s residence and a fortress at the same time.
Schloss Dhaun - 1.Torbogen
Castle · Nahe
Schloss Dhaun
Castle Dhaun in Hochstetten-Dhaun rests majestically on a rocky mountain spur high above the romantic Kellenbach valley.
Electoral Palace
Castle · Rheinhessen
Mainz State Museum
Das Kurfürstliche Schloss bietet für Ihre Veranstaltung einen exklusiven und außergewöhnlichen Rahmen. Das im 17. Jahrhundert erbaute Schloss gehört zu den schönsten Renaissancegebäuden Europas.
Burganlage Saarburg (01)
Castle · Moseltal
The castle at the Saar
The formerly proud and mighty castle, one of the first and most impressive castles (Höhenburgen) in the West, was built by Graf Siegfried von Luxemburg in 964.
Castle · Pfalz
Imperial Palace and Casimir Castle with the Palatine Hall
Imperial Palace and Casimir Castle with the Palatine HallUnfortunately, neither Barbarossa's Imperial Palace nor the Renaissance castle, which Palatine Count Johann Casimir had built in its vicinity, has survived. But this magnificent building has not completely disappeared. Its ruins, which were fitted with a roof in 1935 and christened Palatine Hall ("Pfalzgrafensaal"), are definitely worth seeing, and the former living room (or did he perhaps sleep here?) of the "Hunter from the Electoral Palatinate" is now used to host official receptions of the city.
Schloss Wartenstein 1
Castle · Nahe
Schloss Wartenstein / Erlebniswelt Wald u. Natur
The fairy-tale castle towers over the Hahnenbachtal valley near Kirn, surrounded by extensive forests, rugged rocks and clear streams. The "Erlebniswelt Wald und Natur" and the information centre of the Soonwald-Nahe Nature Park welcome researchers and explorers.
Luftbild Schloss Burgbrohl
Castle · Ahrtal
Schloss Burgbrohl
First documented mentions in 1093 by the Count Palatine Heinrich, in connection with the Maria Laach Abbey Foundation.It is now home to a hotel with a restaurant.
Schloss Weilerbach
Castle · Eifel
Schloss und Eisenhütte Weilerbach
Das Vermächtnis des letzten Abts von Echternach ist heute eine besondere Sehenswürdigkeit der Region. Das spätbarocke Schloss mit seiner schönen Gartenanlage und Nebengebäuden sowie das unmittelbar angegliederte Gelände der einstigen Eisenhütte erzählen eine ganz eigene Geschichte. 
Stolzenfels im Winter
Castle · Romantischer Rhein
Schloss Stolzenfels
Only a few kilometers from the city center of Koblenz rises in the district of the same name, high above the left bank of the Rhine, the Stolzenfels Castle. In terms of art and cultural history, the palace, which was built in the 19th century from the ruins of a 13th century castle, with its associated park and gardens, is one of the most remarkable achievements of Prussian Rhine romanticism.
Blick auf Burg Olbrück
Castle · Ahrtal
Burg Olbrück
Olbrück Castle is located in the middle of the magnificent volcanic area of ​​the Eifel. The geological dimension of volcanism and the cultural-historical dimension of the Middle Ages collide here and become tangible at Olbrück Castle!
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