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May 28, 2014 - Burg Eltz Castle

We visited Burg Eltz Castle on May 5, 2014. We were able to take a tour of this beautiful castle. A little info. of the Castle below. Eltz Castle (German: Burg Eltz) is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. It is still owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the 12th century, 33 generations ago. The Rübenach and Rodendorf families' homes in the castle are open to the public, while the Kempenich branch of the family uses the other third of the castle. The Palace...

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