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Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen

Burgstrasse 2, Werfen 5450, Austria
+43 6468 7603
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An imposing 11th-century fortress.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Burgstrasse 2, Werfen 5450, Austria
+43 6468 7603
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Reviewed yesterday

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this castle but it was not perfect. There is an excellent lift to take you up to the start of the castle tour. We joined a guided tour which was all in German but we were given a handset...More

Thank AvocetBicester
Reviewed 2 days ago

This castle is wonderful and really well maintained. Definitely worth the trip! We visited the castle after visiting the ice caves. They offer a guided tour in German, but also have audio guides in different languages. This was a little frustrating because it was hard...More

Thank Janelle P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must visit. The castle is in really nice shape and it provides some stunning views. Kids also enjoyed the tour inside the castle. Also, make sure to view the falcon show.

Thank AJan74
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fortress is spectacular rising high above above one. The walkways within are steep with pebbles, luckily there are handrails . The view is a photographer's delight. The bird show was disappointing as the presenter spoke only one sentence at the beginning in English. The...More

Thank daad22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are ever in the Saltzburg area a trip to Hohenwerfen Castle is a must see. Any trip through Austria will have an abundance of rococo and baroque architecture. A bit gaudy after a while. But if you want to see a real medieval...More

Thank Miles T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fortress is a great place to visit. The tour guides are both knowledgeable and friendly and the fortress is very well preserved. One can only marvel at how advanced the construction was given the basic tools the workers had to build with. A must...More

Thank 497allanj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle in the morning so it wasnt to crouded. You van to around the castle Just Witherspoon the guide. Event the group was big, it was OK. Then we go to see the hawk show and it was fantastic!

Thank Veronika P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this castle since I pass it quite often on highway and I told myself I have to visit it once. It is amazing from outside and inside. We took the cable care. First was show with eagles. It is not spectaculare since I...More

1  Thank Željko K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The caste itself is nice and packed with people in the weekend. Very nice view all around. The really good reason to be here is the impressive bird show. don't miss it if you are in this vicinity. it is specially nice for children and...More

Thank Avialbert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the castle in a very windy day. The little train to go up is very cool, although I don't recommend the ride for people afraid of high. We watcher the birds show, what was amazing. Incredible to see all the nice animals, knowing...More

Thank Marina B
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11 September 2017|
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Response from Boris M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there is audioguide in many languages, and english also. Only birds presentation is in German language live.
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30 June 2017|
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Response from matejakk | Reviewed this property |
I arrived there with my family at around 1 o'clock and we stayed till 5 o'clock in the afternoon. That gave us plenty of time to explore the castle on our own (kids get an amazing little book with questions and riddles and... More
20 July 2016|
Response from WorldWonderWanderer | Reviewed this property |
Hi - not sure if you got your answer - we saw a show at 3:15 local time - I believe it runs several times a day. =)