The Rhineland Sights

Burg Thurant

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau
  • Burg Thurant, Alken, The Rhineland, Germany, Europe.

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Published 01/15/2016

Fodor's Review

This 12th-century castle towers over the village and the Burgberg (castle hill) vineyard. Castle tours include the chapel, cellar, tower, and a weapons display, and wine and snacks are served in the courtyard. Allow a good half hour for the climb from the riverbank.

Sight Information

Address:

Alken, Rheinland-Pfalz, 56332, Germany

Phone:

02605-2004

Website: www.thurant.de

Sight Details:

  • €3.50
  • Mar. and Apr., daily 10–5; May–mid-Nov., daily 10–6

Published 01/15/2016

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