Built as a Knights Castle in the 11th century Castle Waldeck is located about 100 miles north of Frankfurt. Overlooking Lake Edersee - one of the largest reservoirs in Europe - and surrounded by the “Kellerwald” – a national park – the Castle is set in a beautiful location surrounded by forests and mountains. The area is part of the German Fairy-tale Route: the Brothers Grimm collected the stories about what happened in the forests, the castles and the palaces in the area.
Part of the Castle is a dungeon museum - admission to the museum is included in the price of this package.
Nearby attractions and activities:
Not far from the Castle you find a wide variety of historic towns and beautiful places to visit. Of course, right underneath the Castle is Lake Edersee - the superb water quality of the lake invite for swimming, fishing and watersports. Less than 20 miles from the Castle is Bad Arolsen - the baroque Royal palace which dates from the 18th century, is well worth visiting as well as Fritzlar (about 15 miles from the Castle) with its St. Petri Cathedral.
Also Wilhelmshoehe Palace in midst the beautiful mountain park “Bergpark Wilhelmshohe” in Kassel (about 30 miles from the Castle) is a place you might consider visiting. On top of the mountain you find the Herkules monument. In art history “Bergpark Wilhelmshohe” is to be counted as the top of landscape gardening in the end of the 18th century, as well as a prime example of water-engineering in this time. This is why the park at the slopes of the Habichtswald mountains is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Two nights in a classic double room
- Two buffet breakfast
- One 3-course dinner in the gourmet restaurant "Alte Turmuhr"
- Admission to the dungeon museum.
Extra for InfoHub-customers:
- Free upgrade to a comfort room (if available).
The price is EUR 129.00 per person per day (sharing) if booked in a Package.
- Two nights at the Castle hotel
- Two buffet breakfast
- One 3-course Gourmet dinner for each person
- Admission to the dungeon museum
Price of the Package is EUR 248.00 per person/ EUR 496.00 for two adults.
Note: A rental car (AVIS group E - Executive car from/to any major city or airport with GPS) can be added for an extra of EUR 240 for 3 days.