Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle


1 Rue des Capucins
67600 Sélestat

03 69 33 25 00

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Stay at a campsite near Haut Kœningsbourg Castle

There is an extraordinary monument in the heart of Alsaceone of the most visited in the region: Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle. Built during the Middle Ages, this gorgeous building originally designed for defense and prestige is now a famous museum, one of the most visited in France. This monument has been host to a succession of major events from the 12th century to today, the traces of which are preserved inside.

A must-see in Alsace

This majestic edifice overlooks the valley near the Route des Crêtes. It boats a grandiose view of the Vosges and the surrounding castles. It is located 26 km north of Colmar, 55 km south of Strasbourg and 12 km est of Sélestat. With its imposing size (270 m long and 800 m tall) and medieval air, Koenigsbourg Castle welcomes more than 500,000 visitors each year.. Regularly awarded for its incredible flowers.

The lower part of the castle has a star-shaped fortification that prevented cannons from advancing. A large bastion with artillery towers can be seen on the other side of the castle. The large door is the castle’s main line of defense. When you enter the castle, go up the stairs and you will see the drawbridge fortified by arrow slits.

The apartments are worthy of nobles. The main attraction is the gigantic ballroom, as well as the hunting trophy room, etc.

Tours for the whole family at Haut Kœnigsbourg Castle

Built in the middle of the forest, Haut Koenigsbourg Castle offers excursions for children, families and the disabled all year long. The castle offers fun tours and workshops for all of these groups that usually turn into a big party. There is free parking along the road that leads to the castle. What are you waiting for to go back in time and live like the royals during your next camping holiday near Haut Koenigsbourg Castle in Alsace at Au Clos de la Chaume, a 3-star campsite? We have many luxury chalets available for rent in the Vosges deep in lush, green nature.

Haut Koenigsbourg Castle in Alsace Hours

Schedule: The castle is open all year (except January 1st, May 1st and December 25th)

January, February, November and December9:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
March and October9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April, May and September9:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
June, July and August9:15 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Address of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle:

67600 Orschwiller, Alsace, France

For more information on the castle: www.haut-koenigsbourg.fr