The views from the castle are great. However, the difference between this castle and others on the Rhine is the that during the Romantic period the Prussian Royals restored the castle and made it habitable. The castle still contains many of the royal family's furnishings. They used it as a hunting lodge only twice. A very beautiful place. I highly... 更多
Worth a stop on your way through the Rhine valley for the views if nothing else, but the restaurant on-site is a bit reluctant from a service point-of-view.
While on our Vantage River Cruise, we sailed by this castle on the Rhine River near the village of Niederheimbach. From our vantage point we definitely had a great view of this castle sitting high above the river. I had to find out a bit more about it. In 2002, Sooneck Castle became part of the Rhine Gorge UNESCO World... 更多
We walked from the train station to this castle. Knowing it was a small town, we packed water and snacks. At the castle, there is a small refreshments stand with tables. The tour guide only speaks German, so we felt we missed out on some explanations, but between the laminated card in English and gestures, we got what we came... 更多
Visited the castle on a Thursday afternoon. There was hardly anyone there. It's a rather small castle, and the tour is about 25 minutes long. The tour was in German (an English pamphlet is available for the duration of the tour), and I felt a little rushed. There aren't very many rooms to visit. Though the history of the castle... 更多
This castle is easy to reach and a 10 minute light walk from the car park. There is a long history back to 1015, the current version was rebuild by the Prussian Crown Prince and today its the property of the local state. it is well maintained, you can access all different parts, gardens, lookouts etc. To get into the... 更多
Built around 1271 and occupied by Lords of Hohenfels, the castle was destroyed during the War of Palantine Succession. The... 更多
Burg Sooneck, located above Niederheimbach, is one of the many Castles or Ruins on the middle Rhein. This Castle and... 更多