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Picture Post Card Setting, Interesting Interior

This castle is the 'poster boy' of the Lahn valley east of Limburg but seems to be completely... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
David F
Chester, United Kingdom

Quiet little town on the Lahn river, with it’s own medieval castle, as expected for this region... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Toronto, Canada
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8 Aug 2018
“Picture Post Card Setting, Interesting Interior”
3 Nov 2016
Burggasse, 65594 Runkel, Hesse, Germany
+49 6482 4222
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This castle is the 'poster boy' of the Lahn valley east of Limburg but seems to be completely untouched by mass tourism. 10 mins from Limburg by hourly trains (also buses) and you are received by a stunning view across the river. A winding street...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Quiet little town on the Lahn river, with it’s own medieval castle, as expected for this region. Beautiful scenery, half-timbered houses, 15th century stone bridge, everything together for a nice day out in the countryside.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank CorinaCIG
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It seems very strange that this castle is known much less and has much less visitors than others. It is located close to the train station and the intercity bus stop - you should pass literally two buildings, a small square, a beautiful stone bridge...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 5 September 2016

What a beautiful view, the hill top castle that dates back to the high middle ages and overlooks the Lahn river. even though beautiful to see during the day, I really enjoy photographing the castle at night attempting to see it at night.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Bashar T
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

We are visiting friends in the area For a short field trip we went to castle Problem is that is closed in the winter- you can't go in. Was able to walked the street and take some pictures in spite of some rain Enjoyed myself...More

Thank hbrodsly
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Runkel is a small town with Castle in Rheinland Pfalz, close to Limburg an der Lahn and well worth seeing. We have been there before and again a few days ago with guests from the US, they loved it. The fortress was mentioned in the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank R0siY
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