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Castles of Manderscheid

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  • Manderscheider Burgen
    / Manderscheider Burgen
    Photo: D. Ketz, Dominik Ketz
  • / Niederburg Manderscheid im Winter
    Photo: Efel Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz
  • / Burgenfest Manderscheid
    Photo: Tourist-Information Manderscheid

Both castles have been renovated and form the impressive scenery for the castle festival with knights' festivals, taking place every year on the last weekend of August.
Manderscheider Burgen/Castles of Manderscheid Ober- and Niederburg 54531 Manderscheid Tel. 06572/737 The upper castle is the older one of the two castles. It was always in the possession of Trier until the dispersal of the electorate and its destruction by the French in 1673.The lower castle, documentarily first mentioned in 1173, has always been in the possession of the Manderscheid count family.Today the upper castle is in the possession of the local government of Manderscheid, the lower castle is in the possession of the Eifel-association. Both castles have been renovated and form the impressive scenery for the castle festival with knights' festivals, taking place every year on the last weekend of August.

Opening hours

Die Oberburg ist ganzjährig frei zugänglich. Eintritt frei.

Niederburg:
21.04.2019 bis 31.10.2019
geöffnet von 10.30 – 17.00 Uhr
dienstags Ruhetag

Winteröffnungszeiten:
siehe besonderer Aushang
Bei Schnee und Eis bleibt die Niederburg geschlossen!

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Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
14.2 km
5:00 h
373 m
373 m
23.2 km
7:22 h
355 m
557 m
19.2 km
5:24 h
304 m
448 m
12.1 km
3:42 h
442 m
382 m
23.2 km
7:17 h
615 m
816 m
13.5 km
3:41 h
214 m
262 m
52.6 km
5:00 h
538 m
824 m
17.7 km
5:22 h
361 m
431 m
22.9 km
6:42 h
616 m
669 m
18.3 km
5:31 h
247 m
319 m
114.9 km
33:32 h
2809 m
2682 m
201.9 km
56:29 h
3683 m
3590 m
184.4 km
52:27 h
4007 m
3716 m
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Castles of Manderscheid

Niedermanderscheider Straße 
54531 Manderscheid
Phone (0049)6572 737

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  • 17 Routes nearby
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkaneifel-Pfad: Grafschaft-Pfad (Rundtour) (Manderscheid)

April 17, 2012
moderate
14.2 km
5:00 h
373 m
373 m
4
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Eifel

MICHELS WellnessHotel: Von den Manderscheider Burgen nach Schalkenmehren

June 10, 2017
difficult
15.9 km
5:45 h
359 m
294 m
by Hubert Drayer,   Michels Wohlfühlhotel & Restaurant
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Wasserfallweg (3) - 8. Etappe

January 26, 2019
difficult
23.2 km
7:22 h
355 m
557 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Ville-Eifel-Weg (2) – 7. Etappe

March 18, 2017
moderate
19.2 km
5:24 h
304 m
448 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Mosel-Our-Weg (16) - 3. Etappe

January 12, 2019
moderate
12.1 km
3:42 h
442 m
382 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Lieserpfad: Etappe 3: Manderscheid-Wittlich

March 07, 2017
difficult
23.2 km
7:17 h
615 m
816 m
6
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkanweg (13) – 6. Etappe

June 10, 2018
moderate
13.5 km
3:41 h
214 m
262 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
January 11, 2017
moderate
13.2 km
4:07 h
434 m
454 m
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Long-distance cycle trail · Eifel

Maare-Mosel-Radweg / Cycling at Moselle & Eifel

May 07, 2012
easy
52.6 km
5:00 h
538 m
824 m
1
by Lisa Gerber,   Ferienland Bernkastel-Kues
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Wasserfallweg (3) - 7. Etappe

January 26, 2019
moderate
17.7 km
5:22 h
361 m
431 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Ville-Eifel-Weg (2) – 6. Etappe

March 18, 2017
moderate
22.9 km
6:42 h
616 m
669 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Lieserpfad: Etappe 2: Daun-Manderscheid

March 07, 2017
moderate
18.3 km
5:31 h
247 m
319 m
5
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Mosel-Saar

Mosel-Our-Weg (16) - Gesamtverlauf

January 13, 2019
difficult
114.9 km
33:32 h
2809 m
2682 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
April 17, 2012
difficult
27 km
8:30 h
1022 m
1022 m
8
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkaneifel Trail: Manderscheider Castle-Path (around Manderscheid)

April 17, 2012
moderate
5.4 km
2:00 h
213 m
226 m
8
by Rainer Schmitz (GesundLand Vulkaneifel),   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Cologne-Bonn Region

Ville-Eifel-Weg (2) - Gesamtverlauf

March 18, 2017
moderate
201.9 km
56:29 h
3683 m
3590 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkanweg (13) - Gesamtverlauf

June 11, 2018
moderate
184.4 km
52:27 h
4007 m
3716 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
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