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Centuries without destruction
Marksburg Castle stands pretty and proud atop the hill and still looks today as it would have hundreds of years ago. Initially constructed in the Medieval period, the castle remains one of the only ones that has survived without any destruction. The large, white turrets emerge high above the flora and will catch your eye right away as you disembark the ship.
Indulge in a Medieval feast
Whilst in Marksburg on a Scenic River Cruise, you’ll be treated to not only wonderous views of the castle but also an authentic Medieval feast. Let your glass run over with wine and sample the feast laid out for you as part of a Scenic Enrich activity.
Learn more with a guided tour
When visiting Marksburg Castle you’ll enjoy a guided tour that takes you around the complex and goes into detail about how the building has been used during its long history. The expert guides will be sure to answer any questions you may have and share with you tales of times gone by.
Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Marksburg castle may be the jewel, but around it, you can see the stunning Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2002. It was given this recognition due to not only its outstanding natural beauty but its influence on myriad writers, artists and composers. Marksburg Castle is for sure one of the best vantage points you can get to look over this world-renowned part of Germany.