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Historic hikes

Burgruine Werdenfels is a historical place including a castle in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Durham, Canada
Ruined castle

A good walk from Garmisch with several routes available. The one from Farchant and Burgrain... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2015
Paul K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 Sep 2018
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28 Jul 2017
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Pflegerseestr. 1, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a beautiful and tranquil spot to visit. Do your own research about the historic significance as there is no information at the site. We took the local bus from Farchant to Burgrain and walked from there. It's not far. Stunning views over the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sanjo R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

When I heard about that place I decided to visit it immediately. It's like a myth of a ancient castle coming true! Really nice and amazing! Easy to reach, you can take child and it worth to get there. Dates from 1230 to 1300. Just...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Magiani
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Burgruine Werdenfels is a historical place including a castle in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. The ruins stand about 80 metres above Loisach Valley between Garmisch and Farchant.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice hike up to the ruins and such a lovely view from up above of the beautiful, picturesque Werdenfels region of Bavaria. A must do!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The century old castle ruins have been partly restored to give you an impression how this county was ruled and guarded 800 years ago. Depending where you park your car it takes you between 30 and 60 minutes to get there. The trails in the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank epicureantom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

it was a haunting ruin of an ancient castle accessed through a cool alpine forest hike. it was not very obvious how to get there at first but once you figure it out, you are rewarded by some stunning views. you can see the main...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank JnM1994
Reviewed 14 December 2015

A good walk from Garmisch with several routes available. The one from Farchant and Burgrain involves a stiff climb. Free entrance to a ruin with some tricky parts to negotiate. Great views of the valley and the WerdenfelserHutte is available for refreshment if open. Bottled...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I love the ruin of this fort. It is quite historical and has not been touristy restored. What you see is what you get from way way back. Be sure to get the history as the visit means so much more (bookstore, tourist bureau), then...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Freia B
Reviewed 24 June 2014

It's a long, gentle hike up to these ruins (give yourself 2-2.5 hours one way from the train station) . You are rewarded with a beautiful view of the entire valley, the mountains as a backdrop, and a quaint hut to sate your appetite and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank nekokatze
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

This is an easy hike for anyone in the Garmisch area with a little time to kill. There are several way to get to the ruins, and those tie into other hike in the immediate vicinity. The view is fantastic, and it's free! There is...More

2  Thank BillF313
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