EUROPE2015 The trilogy begins in the north travel blog

The bus drops us at the castle parking lot.

As you leave the pavement you are propelled back in time.

After a short walk in heavy woods we see her in the...

She is surrounded by the Elz River

Lots of places stick out for people to sit in the sun,...

They built this one right into rock.

Because of the location of Berg Elz it was never conquered &...

This small room, hanging out, is a chapel.

Someone likes castles.

Feels small on the inside.

Everything is small, like the people were then.

They had a small museum with some beautiful pieces.

After the museum we were informed no photos allowed in the castle.

This guy hangs out over the gift shop.

We leave by the back door. The tour ran a bit long...


Castle #2 in this area is a well preserved Berg Elz Castle. It is located about 23K from Cochem. Again we rely on the shuttle bus. From the parking lot, it is a short steep walk to the castle enterance.

We have some time before our tour (we got smart and asked for one in English version this time). The outside of the castle is in good condition. We strained our necks looking up at the walls and spires.

The interior is very simular to #1. Rooms for weapons, entertainment and meeting, plus the cooking, eating and living areas. I think the photos tell the story best. Enjoy



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