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Worth the climb for the view

Quite a steep climb up past the ruined archway and then up to the castle ruins. We went for the... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Patricia M
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Skegness
Great views from castle, start of Rotweinwanderweg

The castle Are was built in 1100 by Count Dietrich I of Are. In 1246 it was gifted to the Catholic... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
Charles C
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Mountain View, California
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16 Aug 2018
“Worth the climb for the view”
17 Sep 2017
“Interesting but short climb from town centre”
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Quite a steep climb up past the ruined archway and then up to the castle ruins. We went for the view over Altenahr. There is also a viewing platform, and information on the history of the castle.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Less than half an hour walk, climbing a fairly steep road from the town centre. At the entrance gate and in the castle itself is a large tebeau with explanations and drawings of the various building elements. On top is a small lookout area with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank huys25
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The castle Are was built in 1100 by Count Dietrich I of Are. In 1246 it was gifted to the Catholic Church (Archbishop of Cologne) and it was further developed and expanded from 1300 to 1600. It was captured by the French in 1690 after...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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