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Ortenbourg Castle

Parking Hunelmuhle, 67750 Scherwiller, France
+33 3 88 92 25 62
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Great uphill walk, two options.

This is such an authentic castle, with a great view over Scherwiller and its wide surroundings, the... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Jan_de_Landtsheer
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Scherwiller, France
Nice walk to the castle

Do not expect Anything fancy. It is a ruined castle. But the walk is nice and the views are... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
Oebie N
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sep 1, 2016
“Great uphill walk, two options.”
Jul 25, 2015
“Nice walk to the castle”
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Parking Hunelmuhle, 67750 Scherwiller, France
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+33 3 88 92 25 62
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is such an authentic castle, with a great view over Scherwiller and its wide surroundings, the Black Forest in Germany in the background. You can "feel" the Rhine flowing hallway the horizon. There is a walk starting from Scherwiller via the Chapel Tannelkreutz, a...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2015

Do not expect Anything fancy. It is a ruined castle. But the walk is nice and the views are stunning.

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nice views, at about 400 meters, it was worth the hike. I preferred the path that goes through the vineyards in front of the castle, its marked by a blue cross hiking trail sign. We took the round about way to get up to the...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

There's one part of the castle in ruins that is always locked. You should go around that to get to the big castle.

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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Ortenbourg castle is commissioned by Rudolf of Habsburg in 1258. The future roman king regularly resides in the stronghold and most likely his wife gives birth to their son Albert here. The castle is sold by the Habsburgs in 1314 and by mid fifteenth century...More

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