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Château du Hohlandsbourg

History and tradition
Castles and gardens
Wintzenheim
France
A GLIMPSE OF HISTORY, A CASTLE FULL OF LIFE!

The castle offers a glorious 360 degree view over Alsace and the Black Forest, modern and interactive scenography; a lively castle in the hills above Colmar … The biggest monument, built by the Habsburgs, opens the gates to the past.

MODERN, INTERACTIVE AND LUDIC PRESENTATION

A special itinerary provides a picture of and helps to understand the history, organisation and place of the castle, from the very first Bronze Age site to the contemporary epoch.

It highlights:

– the most significant moments and characters in its history;
– the castle's military function exerted over the territory, the strategic political base of the Habsburgs;
– the huge collection of archaeological artefacts (pottery, clothing, finery,stove tile, bucket, etc.) illustrating the day-to-day life of the castle;
– the ruins from the Middle Ages rediscovered by painters and draughtsmen in the Romantic period (19th century);
– a behind the scenes look at the renovation work, etc.
The modern presentation showcases the castle in a ludic, interactive way, comprising scale models, archaeological collections, illustrations and multimedia games.

EVENTS PROGRAMME FOR 2019

LIFE DURING THE RENAISSANCE!
Great discoveries, religious wars, scientific and technical progress, flourishing arts, etc …
In 2019 come discover this eventful and passionate period of history!

Events

Château du Hohlandsbourg
Château du Hohlandsbourg
Château du Hohlandsbourg
Suitable for families
Opening hours
From
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00-18:00
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Monday - Sunday: 10:00-19:00
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 13:00-18:00
Sunday: 10:00-18:00
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 13:00-17:00
Sunday: 10:00-17:00
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Monday - Friday: Closed
Saturday: 13:00-17:00
Sunday: 10:00-18:00
Open the 22nd April : 10am - 6 pm
Close the 10th July : 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday, September 22 : 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 & Thursday October 31 : 10am – 5pm
Open the 1st and 11th Novembre : 10 am - 5 pm
Address
Château du Hohlandsbourg
Route des Cinq Châteaux
68920
Wintzenheim
France
+33 3 89 30 10 20

48.059901, 7.269497