Veste Coburg was home to Martin Luther in 1530, and now houses many internationally significant art and historical collections. Take the self-guided tour through timber-paneled rooms filled with authentic furnishings, great hall, armory, and chapel. The castle boasts a large collection of weapons, hunting gear, and armor, as well as important collections of paintings, prints, drawings, and coins. Information is provided in English and German throughout the castle, and an audio guide is available as well. Hours displayed on this page are taken from Google--please check official website for accurate and up-to-date information. Arrange your visit to Veste Coburg and discover more family-friendly attractions in Coburg using our Coburg trip planner.
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Visited in 1989 with a group from my US Army base. A really great tour full of history. The morning we were there was a frost in the trees. My regret was not having a better camera in 1989. This... more »
I walked up to this fortress on a quick trip through Coburg. The walk was pleasant even in the cold morning air. I arrived before the fortress really opened for tourists, but I was able to walk the... more »
Bring time - 2 hours minimum - to explore the beautiful place. So much medieval history to see and I recommend to plan your tour and limit to the themes that interest you most.
It may seem like a fortress among the many throughout Germany, but it actually has an special charm! The facade is quite beautiful, somehow rustic, and it has amazing views over Coburg but also the surrounding valley. Totally worth the climb uphill! Also on the way you can fin the Natural Sciences museum which is free until 13:30h and has some curious things inside.
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