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Burg Meersburg Castle, Meersburg (Bodensee)
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Though much of Burg Meersburg Castle, the oldest inhabited castle in Germany, is occupied by the descendants of Carl Mayer von Mayerfels, more than 30 decorated rooms are open to the public. Discover what the fortress would have looked like in the Middle Ages as you wander through the armory, bathhouse, kitchen, knights' hall, and dungeon. Important German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoff lived here from 1841 to 1848, and you can see her living quarters and the room where she died. The tour includes access to one of the castle's towers with views of the Lower City and surrounding area. End your visit with a cup of coffee and a sweet from the onsite cafe in a grand Baroque hall. Guided tours are available in German. Audio guides are available in English. Put Burg Meersburg Castle and other Meersburg (Bodensee) attractions into our Meersburg (Bodensee) vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Fun castle tour. You can imagine yourself of again in the medieval time with Knights. Doing good with me less.
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  • The ancient castle dominates the whole town of Meersburg - we could see it from our holiday flat in the lower town, and walked past it up and down the hill. It really has a spirit of ancientness. We'v...  more »
  • Formidably extends this castle above the town and Lake Constance and should belong to the oldest castles in Germany. tour opens up diverse life in a medieval castle. A remarkable Café and the memory of the poet Anette von Droste-Hülshoff round off the visit.
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  • Small but very interesting keep (or castle?). The entry price is included in the some ship tickets. Different rooms with various information on the Jeep's life.
  • Beautiful caste with spots that have a great view across the Bodensee. Option to walk by yourself or take a guided tour.
  • I was in Germany for a month and I saw everything while I was there but this castle was the best place I went. My breath was taken away. On top of it being so full of rich history, it is the only castle that I went to (I went to 7) that let you walk through the entire building. It was really great to be able to see the whole place like it was intended to be seen. I love this museum.
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