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Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Haut-Koenigsbourg castle at dusk © Jonathan Sarago / CD67
Haut-Koenigsbourg castle’s living quarter and its 15th-17th century furniture © Klaus Stöber
From the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg discover an exceptional panorama © Tristan Vuano
Nine centuries of history

Towering at almost 800 metres, Haut-Koenigsbourg boasts an exceptional panoramic view. From the Grand Bastion, you can see the Alsace plain, the Vosges, the Black Forest and on a clear day, the Alps…

Built in the 12th century, the castle bore witness to eight centuries of European conflicts and rivalries between feudal lords, kings and emperors.
At the turn of the 20th century, the German Emperor Wilhelm II decided to renovate the former castle, that had been besieged, destroyed and finally abandoned during the Thirty Years' War. The restoration works, notable for their size and modern approach, took only eight years. Haut-Koenigsbourg, restored to its former glory, opened its doors once again in 1908.

Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg
+33 3 69 33 25 00
Horaires d'ouverture
Monday: 10:30-17:45
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:15-17:45
Monday: 10:30-17:00
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:15-17:00
Monday: 10:30-16:45
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:30-16:45
Monday: 10:30-12:00, 13:15-16:15 ,
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:30-12:00, 13:15-16:15 ,
Monday: 10:30-12:15, 13:15-16:15 ,
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:30-12:15, 13:15-16:15 ,
Monday: 10:30-12:00, 13:15-16:15 ,
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:30-12:00, 13:15-16:15 ,
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For groups, please contact the reservations and customer relations department on +33 (0) 3 69 33 25 00 or (Monday to Friday).

48.249487, 7.344521

A lord named Bacchus - Thematic tour ©Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg
A lord named Bacchus

As part of the Fascinant Weekend On this tour, the castle and the wine come together to take you on a historical and oenological journey. Through architectural elements, decorative details, objects ...