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Castle complex Alt-Dahn - Grafendahn - Tanstein

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  • Burg Alt-Dahn - Grafendahn - Tanstein
    Burg Alt-Dahn - Grafendahn - Tanstein
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The ruins of the three fortifications are perched on five adjacent red sandstone rocks. The castles are first mentioned in documents in the first half of the 12th century.

The ruins of the three fortifications are perched on five adjacent red sandstone rocks. The castles are first mentioned in documents in the first half of the 12th century. With a length of almost 200 metres, the castle cluster is one of the largest medieval fortifications in the Palatinate. The castles were largely destroyed during the Thirty Years' War. You can examine interesting finds in the castle cluster's museum.

Opening hours: April to October every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., November to March every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., tel.: +49 (0) 6391-3650 or +49 (0) 6391-993543, www.burgen-rlp.de (castle museum and castle tavern on site, please call the number provided for opening hours).

Access trails:
Dahn Circular Hiking trail ("Dahner Rundwanderweg")
Felsenland Legend Trail ("Felsenland Sagenweg")
Hahnenfels Tour ("Hahnenfels Tour")

Opening hours

open today
Open Apr 01, 2022 through Oct 31, 2022 from 09:00–18:00.
Open Nov 01, 2022 through Mar 31, 2023 from 09:00–17:00.

The castle complex Alt-Dahn is open as follows:

1 April to 31 October: daily from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., last admission 5.00 p.m.

1 November to 30 November: daily from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., last admission 4.00 p.m.

Weather-related closures are possible. At the moment there are no castle tours. The Castle Museum is closed.

The Burgschänke only offers self-service sales, daily from 11.00 to 17.30, closed on Wednesdays!
During 1. November till Eastern the "Burgschänke" is closed.

Phone: 06391-3650 or 06391-993543, www.burgen-rlp.de

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49.150028, 7.801791
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49°09'00.1"N 7°48'06.4"E
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32U 412624 5444825
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Christian Altrock
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Ganz nett, wenn man da in der Nähe wohnt
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Castle complex Alt-Dahn - Grafendahn - Tanstein

Schulstraße 29
66994 Dahn
Phone (0049) 6391 9196222

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