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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 2020

TRAVEL TO THE HEART OF THE 19TH CENTURY!
Scientific and technical innovations, leisure and entertainment, the Franco-Prussian War, Romanticism, Conquest of the American Far West, etc, come discover this whole period of great upheavals in Europe and in the world!

Events

Château du Hohlandsbourg
Château du Hohlandsbourg
Château du Hohlandsbourg
Suitable for families
Opening hours
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Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00-18:00
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Monday - Sunday: 10:00-19:00
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Tuesday - Saturday: 13:00-18:00
Sunday: 10:00-18:00
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Tuesday - Saturday: 13:00-17:00
Sunday: 10:00-17:00
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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