Layern Castle

Rümmelsheim, Germany

Layern Castle was documented first time in 1169. Today the tower and some walls remain.


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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


4.7/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Gatillero V. (13 days ago)
I only did a day visit, but you can stay in this hotel. I loved this castle. My videos are too long to share :( but it was an amazing experience. I love medieval castle. Rhine River is castle heaven; over two hundred castles.
Anna K (26 days ago)
A very pretty castle on the Rhine. The staff was friendly and there was a self-guided tour with a corresponding map taking you through and around the castle grounds. There is also a Weingarten with a lovely view.
Neh C (38 days ago)
2 hours free parking with a Parkscheibe right at the foot of the castle's hill. Quick walk up to the ticket counter + souvenir shop. Self guided tour. Access to a lot of rooms in the castle, with descriptions in German and some in English. Could easily spend 2 hours meandering around here. Could get locally made 'dragon's' blood liqueur at the cafe.
Hyuetan (2 months ago)
A very well recovered and maintained castle!! The history of the castle was also perfectly reserved! Expect a 2-3hour to explore the castle ? The view from the castle is also super nice and calming ☁️
Richard Leathem (4 months ago)
£8 per visit or 20 per cent discount for two castles. Privately owned. Visited by local KD cruise ships which an hour below. Limited parking which will be in great demand in summer. Bus service. Fine position and just what a Rhine castle should be. Steep but rewarding shortish path up from the road. Difficult by wheelchair without strong pushers. Restaurant. Attractive rooms.
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