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Transport yourself centuries back in time at Chateau de Vianden, a medieval fortress and palace dating back to the 14th century. Before you enter, notice the guard towers--one white and one black--flanking the main structure. Walk through a total of five gates, including a drawbridge and a descending grid. Afterward, you'll come to the little palace, where you can see the armory and Byzantine hall with its beautiful trefoil windows. Next, find the great palace, the largest section of the castle, featuring a knights' hall. Perhaps the most significant section, however, is the Romanesque-style chapel, which boasts two floors with an opening in the middle and balconies for the nobles. Put Chateau de Vianden into our Vianden itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Vianden.
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incontournable dans la région, la visite du château permet d'apprécier les grands travaux de restauration entrepris afin de redonner au site sa splendeur. Nous n'avons pas visité le château en plein s... more »essential in the region, visiting the castle to enjoy the major restoration work undertaken in order to give the site its splendor. We have not visited the castle in full season, allowed us to be virtually alone throughout our circuit. Small flat personnel we met, some warm... This is perhaps different during the full season...View original
I visited it in March and, despite the rainy weather, I liked it. Compared to the one in Esch-sur-Sure, it is more complex from the architecture point of view. It has interesting rooms inside and it o... more »
Bati dans un site grandiose, comme la plupart des forteresses luxembourgeoises, ce chateau-fort en ruines voilà quelques dizaines d'années a été bien restauré en évitant au maximum le "bétonnage systé... more »Bed in a grandiose site, like most of the fortresses in Luxembourg, this castle in ruins here a few decades has been well restored maximally avoiding "systematic concreting" which is often practiced in this region. The tour is very interesting and made the comments the good audioguide, although it can be seen that there are still many unknowns about the initial use of the parts of the Castle. Probably the visit n ° 1 to the Luxembourg.View original
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