Rick Steves called this 'the most beautiful castle in Europe.' Why Burg Eltz Castle is worth a stop on your next tour of the Rhineland in Germany. (via

Burg Eltz – the Most Beautiful Castle in Europe


Rick Steves calls this the ‘most beautiful castle in Europe‘. It is certainly one of the neatest and most well-preserved castles we’ve ever visited. Burg Eltz Castle, in Moselkern, near the Rhineland in central Germany, was built 850 years ago, and has remained in the same family’s hands for that entire time. Burg Eltz Castle is privately owned but in a special arrangement with the German government, it is open to the public as a national historic site. Guided tours of the castle are…

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