Eltz Castle


From 12th September 2021 onwards, the so-called "2G+"-system applies: all visitors to the castle need a proof of vaccination or recovery. Depending on the government warning levels, only a limited number of tested - non-immunized - guests are allowed on the premises at the same time. Children up to and including 11 years of age are exempt from testing. Wearing masks indoors and outdoors remains mandatory on castle grounds.

- 26th Corona Ordinance for Rhineland-Palatinate -

Eltz Castle is open daily from 09:30 am.

Last admission at castle gate at 05:00 pm, start of last guided tour in the upper court yard at 05:30 pm.

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Dear castle and nature enthusiasts,

You are cordially invited to Eltz Castle and Eltz Forest - welcome! We have been here for more than 850 years and are doing everything within our means to preserve our ancestral home. Experience the Middle Ages and nature in its purest form! We are proud of our fairy tale in stone and take pleasure in sharing it with you!

On our website the section The Attractions will provide you with insights into what makes the ensemble of Eltz Castle, the surrounding nature and the family so unique.

The section Planning Your Trip will provide you with everything you need to know when visiting us, how to reach us, and what to expect at Eltz Castle.

We look forward to your visit!

Yours sincerely

Count and Countess Eltz