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Burg Thurant

56332 Alken / Mosel, Alken, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 2605 2004
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No tours with great views

We stumbled on to Burg Thurant on way back from visiting Castle Eltz. This castle was completely... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Not much to see but the views over the Mosel is stunning

Easy drive to the top and a short walk to the castle, but not much to see, well the entrance fee of... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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56332 Alken / Mosel, Alken, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 2605 2004
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 30 June 2017

We stumbled on to Burg Thurant on way back from visiting Castle Eltz. This castle was completely different. It has a great view of the Moselle River and the town of Alken, has a very small entrance fee, a nice garden, a few rooms to...More

Thank GorospeL
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Easy drive to the top and a short walk to the castle, but not much to see, well the entrance fee of 2Eu warns you before the time. The views from the castle is superb and allows one to capture stunning pictures.

Thank JokerNev
Reviewed 10 May 2017

On our tour around the Rhin and Mossel decided to stop at Alken for lunch and visit the Burg Thurant. Did not expect much, as visited so many castles during our trip, but this was kind of a surprise, perhaps not expected, less known than...More

Thank JordiBo
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wonderfully preserved castle that offers not only magnificent views down on the town of Alken next to the river, but it also provides a picture on the early history of this part of the world. Reachable by foot through the vinyards or by car, this...More

Thank BarryvJ
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice walk uphill through the vinyards. Upon entering the castle we bought two glasses of white wine and sat down at a table near the castle wall overlooking the Mosel valley. What more can you ask for? Afterwards there are many beautiful spots to explore...More

1  Thank Jens O
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I found this castle by accident - searching TripAdvisor. I am fortunate - I live in-country, and this was about an hour and 15 minutes from me. I had no idea - nor did any of my coworkers - this castle was this good and...More

1  Thank darin p
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Self guided tour of Burg Thurant is well worth your time and money. Beautiful gardens, great views of the Mosel all very reasonably priced.

Thank TBWeber1
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stumbled on to this gem by accident - but what a great find! This beautiful castle had gorgeous gardens and interesting features I'd never seen before in a castle. The entry fee was minimal and it was not overrun by tourists. We just loved it!

Thank MaineMissy04005
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Early evening before dinner we hiked up to this castle from the town. It was a pleasant walk and we were delighted to explore the grounds. Having later visited Eltz castle, I really appreciated the lack of excessive tourism at Burg Thurant. There was only...More

Thank Jes S
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The castle is 800+-year old and gives off that nostalgic feel. Above all, it affords every visitor a beautiful, panoramic view of the Mosel River. It was comforting to be up here and see awesome views of the German countryside and all the vineyards on...More

Thank Hogan2008
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