Schloss Burg, Solingen

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Schloss Burg, one of the oldest restored castles in West Germany, allows the chance to learn about the history, culture, trade, and life of the castle residents during the Middle Ages. Take the chairlift from the village of Unterburg to the castle, or head up one of the hiking trails before touring the grounds. Explore the historic rooms, like the knight's hall, ancestral hall, bower, and chapel. You can study the numerous wall paintings throughout the castle, stop by the armory to see old weapons and armor, or admire antique furnishings in the castle rooms. Afterward, stop in one of the many shops for souvenirs, or enjoy one of the cafes or restaurants. The castle sometimes hosts events like bazaars, jousting, and fireworks. Arrange your visit to Schloss Burg and discover more family-friendly attractions in Solingen using our Solingen trip itinerary planner .
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  • With the cable car, one of the oldest in Germany, you can go to the Castle (We have already been a few times above me the car but no parking lot). A walk can also but someone in our company had any sense in here after the walk that we in the Neanderthal had done that day. A times over come you have a wonderful view of a beautiful castle. There are also many restaurants, however, it was the times that we were so busy that we could drink another beer. Too bad but unfortunately.
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  • Always worth a trip for the whole family, all-weather. On many weekends, there are also medieval markets take place. Gastronomically, a lot is available.
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  • We go up to the Castle walk (there is of 80 to 100 metres in height...) or by a highly appreciated seat children but also their parents TV... In this sunny afternoon and the polar cold, many players rushed in the cafes to enjoy their traditional waffles. Take time to meander in the forest along the Wupper River to the metal railroad bridge: the ballad is very nice without a vehicle. Going up the river by the right bank, you need to use a tray suspended manual powered to cross the river Wupper. Great view to the bridge 106 meters higher.
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  • Excellent views, plenty of to eat! Very relaxed environment. Bring cash because most merchant and restaurant will except cash and there a lack of tour guides to take you you around the castle.
  • Beautiful medieval castle with a romantic, steep gondola leading up from the base of the hill to the peak. Quaint and educational, this place is fun for the entire family. We saw a medieval style theater performance, where local actors told a story of a young farmer turned warrior who wanted to protect his family's honor in battle. A great way to spend an afternoon!
  • So Germany is known for its castles and today I saw one: very accurately named 'Schloss Burg' or 'Castle Castle'. Unlike the 19th century Disneyland castles in Bavaria, this is a proper medieval fortress, used as the seat by the Graf (Count) von Berg from the 11th century until the castle was besieged by the Swedes in the Thirty Years War. I'm walking around here half expecting Maleficent to show up to curse the newborn princess. Better watch out for those spinning wheels.
  • We went on a cold and wet day. Going inside the kasse was kind of warm and sheltered. It was under renovation and up-keeping. There were costumed persons playing various medieval roles. Thd armamentarium demos were authentic. Food and drinks around the castle was good.
  • Good place to visit one Satueday/Sunday, beautiful casstle and area. It is also possible to do a short trekking.
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