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Great venue and overall historic site

I've been here many times over the past 5 years and there's always something going on. It's only a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Quick peak in the evening

It's been 22 years since we lived in this area, and made a quick visit to Burg Nanstein at sunset... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Burg Nanstein Kaiserstr. 49, 66849 Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4963 71830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the past 5 years and there's always something going on. It's only a few minutes from the downtown portion of Landstuhl and it's worth the drive up the steep, narrow roads. It's a great spot to just chill out...More

1  Thank classymoose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been 22 years since we lived in this area, and made a quick visit to Burg Nanstein at sunset tonight! It was as pretty as I remembered it! Our kids used to love running around playing games on the castle grounds, and while we...More

Thank debinatorColorado
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Parked in town and walked up the hill. A cool walk although at times, cause we haven’t hit the gym in months, a bit challenging to our lungs. Treated ourselves to drinks at the lovely cafe next to the castle. We actually didn’t go in...More

Thank keiraharford
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great weekend activity with children. My husband and I went with our 4 year old and she had a blast. We walked around the castle ruins for about 30 minutes then we ate at the restaurant and walked around another 15 minutes after eating. Plan...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed 5 August 2018

You have the choice to drive and park at the top or walk up the dirt trails. Take care if there has been recent rain as it will be muddy and could be quite slick on some steep spots. The castle isn't that great. It...More

Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The cafe at the castle is open from 10AM to 2000 most days. and serves ok food and beer and wine. Nice place to take those visiting Landstuhl and see the inside of the castle ruins for a brief idea of just how old the...More

Thank Tygdnaer
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

There were no special events going on, but it was still a good visit for us. They have a family entrance deal for € 8. The view is impressive. The restaurant is reasonably priced and has really good food. If you like the rolled penny...More

2  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Worth the effort as the ruins are interesting and the view is expansive. The restaurant at the site is supposed to have very good food. I didn't eat but had a relaxing drink while taking in the view of the ruins and the surrounding countryside....More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting ruins that are connected to the extensive walking trails that criss-cross this part of Germany. Beautiful views of the village below and the local area alone make it worth the visit. Here is my only real gripe: there are almost zero interpretive or...More

Thank pudgeUSAF
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Checked out the castle and restaurant on a cold December day. The Restaurant was a perfect spot to warm up and look out the large window at the area that surrounds the castle. The castle itself was closed that day, but walking around the grounds...More

Thank Sonya E
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Zahylyn M
12 December 2017|
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Response from Chertravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do in I some of the summer months.
Zahylyn M
12 December 2017|
Response from mccauleym1024 | Reviewed this property |
there are many times during the year that a jazz festival here at the castle...not sure if they play jazz on a regular basis