Day trip

Frankfurt: Day Trip to Eltz Castle

4.8 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH
Day trip

Frankfurt: Day Trip to Eltz Castle

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH

From US$ 275.68 per person

Experience a trip through time into the Middle Ages and admire the imposing Eltz Castle on the Moselle river. See the castle's impressive towers, bays and timber frame. Admire the historical establishment and the fascinating armory and treasury.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German


  • Experience the 850-year history of the wonderful medieval Eltz Castle
  • See the medieval kitchen with its historic construction and the imposing knight's hall
  • Visit the treasury in the cellar vaults and admire the countless art and objects
Full description
Visit the perfectly-preserved and beautifully-located castle, which has been inhabited by the same family since its construction. Admire the unparalleled architecture and the original furnishing dating back over 8 centuries. Tour rooms and halls that contain hundreds of years' worth of cultural history. Admire the festive knight's hall, the medieval kitchen, exquisite furniture, wall hangings and paintings as well as fascinating weaponry and armor. The treasury in the cellar vaults houses a precious art collection with over 500 exceptional pieces. Stop in a restaurant right on the banks of the river in the enchanting Rhine Valley on the way back and enjoy a delicious dinner before returning to Frankfurt.
  • Day trip to Burg Eltz in a bus/minivan
  • Tour guide (German and English)
  • Entry to the castle
  • Dinner in a restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Frankfurt (available for 10 Euro)

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Meeting point

Meeting point is in front of the entrance of the Le Meridien Hotel, Wiesenhuettenstrasse 38 in 60329 Frankfurt. The tourguide will pick you up there and bring you to the vehicle.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  Please note: this tour operates with a minimum of four passengers, however, the total is calculated by adding up the bookings from all guests, meaning you can still make a booking for one to three people.
  •  Pickup from hotels in Frankfurt needs to be requested via email ( or phone (+49 69 271010) two days prior to the tour service and requires confirmation. The pickup will be approximately 45 minutes prior to the tour departure time at your hotel reception. The cost for the pickup service is 10 Euro per person, each way, to be paid upon pickup.
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4.8 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Magical private tour to matchless environments!

An exclusive private tour in a new nice Mercedes but a very friendly driver and guide. The environments were fantastic! Burg eltz was even more powerful than pictured. I had wished for a little more time at the castle itself as we could not walk around the surroundings and see so much of the beautiful nature. Mist two hours would have been desirable! We walked through small picturesque villages and beautiful vineyards. Dinner was at a restaurant with detailed decor like a crazy artist, very fun! The food was not the highlight. We got good service and looked very nice on the trip.

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June 11, 2018


This day trip was fantastic! It was a very rainy day in Frankfurt so the tour ended up being just my partner and I. Peter was very helpful and knew alot about the castle and the Rhine River. It was a lovely day out, the castle was like a fairytale and the Rhine River was beautiful.

April 18, 2017

Very, very interesting castle. The Eltz Castle is a medieval castle with original furniture inside.

October 7, 2018

Product ID: 40707