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Castle with hiking behind it

The castle has a small parking lot in front of it. There is also a restaurant inside. Behind the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John S
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Saint Clair, Michigan
Be ready

We walked from town to the castle and probably an 8-10km round walk. Up hill to the castle is a... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Stephen T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle has a small parking lot in front of it. There is also a restaurant inside. Behind the castle is a map of the hiking trails and we thought the trails were very good. After walking for about 20 minutes, we got to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a lovely walk for those, who likes to spend time in forest because the path goes on the hill in the north part of Baden Baden. Unfortunately, the ruins are covered with reconstruction and you cannot see them.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We walked from town to the castle and probably an 8-10km round walk. Up hill to the castle is a challenge and recommend hiking boots. I am 55 years old and unfit, but made the trip. Well worth it. Original old castle that will amaze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This was much better than we expected, especially for free. You have to be careful but the stairs have railings. They are repairing parts of the castle but it is still charming. The views are outstanding. Follow the signs for Alte Schloss. There is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank golfslw
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a great sight to visit free of charge if you have a car or are a keen hiker. The castle is free and the trails behind it lead to a great lookout point over the whole valley. Unfortunately they are currently renovating the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 421Traveler_123
Reviewed December 31, 2017

We hiked here with our two dogs from the town below. It took about an hour to get to the top and was about a few miles round trip. The castle is open to the public free of charge. There are some great views within...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RussS225
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We head up here quite regularly, it's a cool old fort, plenty of battlements to roam and the views are second to none! I'd recommend going in the months when the whole thing is open: in the winter months they close off most of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank when-V-and-I
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Me and my friend started hiking in the afternoon from a park behind caracalla therme after hiking for 2hrs (around).We reached Schloss Hohenbaden in Baden-Baden.We climbed up to the top of the schloss where they have baden-baden flag :) .It was a bright sunny day....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank RubyS1105
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

I have been to this monument of a wonderful ruined castle back in July as we walked through the forest on a 4 hour walk with a local German friend and biker himself. Also back in August 2016 we rode the twisty narrow roads here...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Wil H
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Old castle ruins. Started walking that park behind the Caracalla Spa.It was a beautiful day and a 48min walk,so we rested now and then on the benches we found on the way.It was really worth the walk as the views from up there were breathtaking!!.One...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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