Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

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This impressive 270m-long stone castle was built by the Hohenstaufen family in the 12C on a promontory overlooking the Alsace plain at an altitude of 800m. This location enabled its occupants to withdraw easily and provided an ideal observation post for the roads leading towards Lorraine or crossing Alsace. The views from the grand bastion of the castle are particularly memorable.

Useful information

Address:

67600 Orschwiller

Phone:

+33 3 69 33 25 00

Price:

9 € (-18 years old 5 €)

Opening hours

Jun-Aug: 9.15am-6pm; Apr-May and Sep: 9.15am-5.15pm; Mar and Oct: 9.30am-5pm; rest of year: 9.30am-noon, 1pm-4.30pm - closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec

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