Monclair castle was built in the 15th century. The castle cellar holds a museum that leads you through the history of Montclair and its two preceding fortresses. Guided tours with the castle ghost, knight or a lady in historical robe can be arranged. In the castle yard, visitors can enjoy refreshments after the long walks and admire the wonderful scenery from the castle towers. Saarschleife – Loup of the River Saar: From the lookout point CLOEF you can enjoy the view of the Saarschleife. Nearly everything you see are wildlife sanctuary and nature reserves.
Entry to the castle free.
Entry to the towers: 2 €/person, free entry for kids til the age of 10Opening hours
1. april til 31. october: Tuesday - Sunday from 11 a.m. til 6 p.m.
day of rest: monday (not when public holiday)
1. november til 31. march open on weekends and public holidays from 11 a.m. til 4 p.m.
Groups and grades of school with advanced announcement even outside business hours.
Contact informationMontclair Castle
Owner: Kulturstiftung des Landkreises Merzig Wadern
Phone: 06865 91150
Fax: 06865 9115120
How to find us
Foodpath to the castle by "Walderlebnis Montclair" at about 45 min (3,8km); starting point: St. Gangolf
From direction Saarbrücken coming over A8 to Merzig, over B51 and Besseringen til side road (to the left) direction St. Gangolf
From direction Trier over B51 and Mettlach til side road (to the right) direction St. Gangolf
Parking ferry boat "Fähre Steinbach": good accessible foodpath (Nr. 12) to the castle, only by food or by bike (ca. 3,6 km)