Wartburg Castle sits in splendour over the town of Eisenach in Thuringia. It was the first German castle to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, described as an exemplary hilltop castle of the feudal period in central Europe, despite alternations and additions made in later centuries. Wartburg Castle presents an impressive overview of 1,000 years of German history.

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+++ Attention! important visitor information! +++

Wartburg - Castle is open again from Monday, May 4th 2020!

We look forward to welcoming you again on Monday, May 4th, 2020. The historic rooms and the museum can be visited every day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. under strict hygiene requirements (last admission to the rooms: 3 p.m.). A visit is only permitted with mouth and nose protection. The castle grounds and outdoor facilities are open for visiting until 8:00 p.m.