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Metternich Castle is an ancient castle in the Rhineland-Palatinate state of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is also known as the Beilstein Castle (Beilstein Burg), due to its location in Beilstein, Rhineland-Palatinate.LocationThe castle, now in ruins, is located in the municipality of Beilstein on the river Moselle.HistoryThe history of the castle goes back to 1268 when the castle was first mentioned. It is thought the castle is even older, with some historians indicating 1129 as the year of construction.In 1637, the castle became the property of the House of Metternich, hence its current name, Metternich Castle. The last member of the family to own the castle was Klemens von Metternich, one of the most famous diplomats of the Austrian Empire he was foreign minister from 1809 to 1848.In 1689, during the Nine Years' War, the castle was destroyed by French troops.With our online itinerary creator, Beilstein attractions like Beilstein Castle/Burg Metternich can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Het begon voor ons met een oversteek met het pontje , leuk om te doen en spotgoedkoop , stadje zelf is ook het bezoeken waard maar wij gingen voor de burcht en de wandeling er omheen. De burcht op zic... more »It started for us with a crossing with the small ferry, fun to do and dirt cheap, town itself is also worth a visit but we went for the Castle and walk around it. The castle itself is not too big but worth the trouble of climbing up, one can by a gate above also some beautiful walks with beautiful views of the surrounding area, in return you can get a drink and a bite to eat the provided terrace at democratic prices. Also the Carmelites Church is worth a visit!View original
ken het al gaat pas open met Pasen er is zoveel te doen dat mooie wandelingen om hoog . Wijntje drinken enz more »know it all is only open at Easter there is so much to do that beautiful walks to high. Wine drinking etcView original
モーゼル河の急カーブを見下ろす古城からの眺めは、最高です。ふもとのバイルシュタインの村は、古い家々が綺麗に活用されていてとてもかわいいです。ウチではモーゼル川の宝石と呼んでいます。最近人気でなかなか宿がとりにくいのが難点です。まあそれもむべなるかな。 more »This is the best view from the Castle overlooking the sharp bend of the Mosel river. Beilstein Foothill village, old houses take advantage very, very cute. At home is called the jewel of the Moselle river. Nice recently in popular quite accommodation is difficult to take. Well it is also justifiably.View original
The Burg is an easy hike up from Beilstein to see the castle ruins. Very worthwhile for the view of the river and surrounding villages.
Max SchadeGreat views and also acceptable food. In good weather you should use, if visiting Beilstein defintely the chance. The view is beautiful and also the gastronomy is recommended (except in the high season).View original
Michael MiGePottVery nice Castle overlooking the MoselTal. Prices are reasonable when you consider how much is the preservation of the Castle. Worth a visit.View original
Markus SprungkInteresting case. While the prices in the restaurant in the ruins is simply a space. A piece of sausage and chips 7.80 euros? Someone out there has a sense of humorView original
Linda MeDe burght itself is a ruine, very beautiful. Tip! You can walk there from the Centre, then through the back of the Castle from there and beyond.View original
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