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Dear Halloween Fans,

Please note upon arrival:

  • Bags and backpacks bigger in size than 2 litres of volume (~ two milk cartons) are not allowed. Any larger bags need to remain in the vehicle.
  • All visitors with bags or backpacks larger than two litres of volume will not be able to enter the shuttle buses.
  • Do not leave any valuables in the vehicle.

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Please also note that the following items are not allowed:

Bottles, cans, hairspray, umbrellas, spray cans, knives and other weapons and dangerously sharp costume pieces.

 

Thank you for your understanding.

How to get there

Dear Halloween Fans,

Please note upon arrival:

  • Bags and backpacks bigger in size than 2 litres of volume (~ two milk cartons) are not allowed. Any larger bags need to remain in the vehicle.
  • All visitors with bags or backpacks larger than two litres of volume will not be able to enter the shuttle buses.
  • Do not leave any valuables in the vehicle.

pikto_rucksaecke_taschen

Please also note that the following items are not allowed:
Bottles, cans, hairspray, umbrellas, spray cans, knives and other weapons and dangerously sharp costume pieces.

Thank you for your understanding.

Directions to the park-and-ride system

During the Halloween event parking directly at Burg Frankenstein is not allowed due to limited space.

A bus shuttle service is provided starting from Pfungstadt, Mainstraße at the parking areas of Toom Baumarkt and Edeka.

From there, a shuttle bus drives every 15 minutes to the castle and back again.
Look out for signs reading Halloween P+R.

Shuttle-Service
Friday
7PM – 01:00AM
Saturday
6PM – 01:00AM
Sunday
12PM – 7PM

Navigation destination: Pfungstadt – Mainstraße

Halloween at Burg Frankenstein P+R | Shuttle Service

Mainstraße 132, Pfungstadt, Germany

The shuttle service at MEDIMAX brings you to Burg Frankenstein every 15 minutes.

MEDIMAX - Parking lot
Mainstraße 132
64319 Pfungstadt

Arrival and departure with DB Deutsche Bahn

By train from Frankfurt, Darmstadt or Bensheim exit at the station "Darmstadt-Eberstadt" (see time table DB).

From the platform, follow the ramp down to the B426, towards the left, through the underpass opposite of the ASB building is the bus stop, which is also served by the Halloween shuttle bus.

The shuttle bus from the parking lot to the castle takes about 15 minutes.

The buses will also bring you back to the parking lot every 15 minutes until every visitor is back at the parking lot.

GPS Navigation: Pfungstadt - Mainstraße
Mind the information signs: Halloween P+R

Anreise mit eigenem Bus

Arrival by car

Autobahn A 67 exit at #7 'Pfungstadt'.
Head towards Pfungstadt until you arrive at 'Toom Baumarkt'.

Autobahn A5 exit #27 'Darmstadt-Eberstadt'.
Then towards Pfungstadt – follow the B 426 until you arrive at 'Toom Baumarkt'

From the P+R parking lot a shuttle bus service constantly rides to the castle and back
in a 15 minute interval.

The bus ride takes roughly 15 minutes.

The busses will be in service until every visitor is back at the parking lot.

Arrival with own travel busses

Groups information for traveling with own bus (coaches).

Travel coaches are allowed to bring passengers to the castle and pick them up later.

The arrival and departure has to be coordinated, as the coaches are not allowed to be parked at the castle for longer periods.

During the event the coaches can park at the parking area in Pfungstadt.

Example procedure:

The tour guide orders the bus for 23:30 to the castle.
The bus leaves at 23:30 clock in the waiting position at the driveway to the castle.
At 00:00 all tour guests are gathered at the bus parking place.
The tour guide informs the driver: The group is ready to go.
The bus takes now about 5 minutes to the departure place at Burg Frankenstein.

Arrival Gruseldinner

Gruseldinner guests do not park in Pfungstadt, but directly at Burg Frankenstein at the house parking spot.

The road is reliably kept snow-free by our own service, however, winter tires are mandatory.

Navigation information to Burg Frankenstein: Darmstadt > Josephweg

Burg Frankenstein, 67468 Frankenstein

Burg Frankenstein 1, 64367 Mühltal, Germany

Gruseldinner guests do not park in Pfungstadt, but directly at Burg Frankenstein at the house parking spot.

Useful links for travel preparation:

Timetable information Deutsche Bahn AG Airport Frankfurt – flight schedules Current weather conditions for Pfungstadt and Burg Frankenstein

Adventure foot-path to Burg Frankenstein

Only for experienced hikers with appropriate footwear, not like Ötzi from Similaun, with sandals.

Be sure to bring good flashlights. No flares, no fire, otherwise the forester will fine you with a ticket.

Walk to Burg Frankenstein (from Malchen)

With the tram line 6 or 8 to Malchen. From there, follow the 'Frankensteiner Straße' north (uphill) to the end. Follow the road to the left where you get to the forest. From here, follow the hiking trail marked with two horizontal white lines to Burg Frankenstein. The ascent takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

GPS hiking map from Froutes-Freizeitführer

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