Visit Altenahr's top attractions in this 2.0 hours itinerary. Teufelsloch, Burg Are, Schwarzes Kreuz and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 2.0 hours Altenahr itinerary.
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Are Castle (pronounced "Ahr-er", German: Burg Are) is the ruin of a hill castle that stands at a height of 240 m above sea level (NHN) above the village of Altenahr in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was built around 1100 by Count Dietrich I of Are and is first recorded in 1121. Since 1965 the Are Gymnasium – a local grammar school – in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler has borne the name which is derived from the castle and its eponymous noble family. == Design == The plan of the castle is rectangular. As well as parts of the outer ward and a gate – the so-called Gymnicher Porz – remains of the defensive wall have survived.Read more
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