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This fairy tale castle looks down majestically across the Alsace plain for more then 850 years. Towering at 757 m over picture perfect villages and colourful vineyards, it is one of France's most widely visited castles. Restored in the early 20th...more
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Chateau du Haut Koenigsbourg | Vosges mountains, 67600 Orschwiller, France
All reviews medieval castle kaiser wilhelm ii amazing castle rhine valley audio guide restoration work black forest middle ages views are amazing alsace region well worth the trip own pace worth a visit medieval times interesting history vosges mountains great place to visit
Conde Nast magazine referred us to this wonderful castle, and we could not have had a better time there (or better weather for our visit - surprising in November). Go on a clear day so you can enjoy the amazing, beautiful view of most of...More
This was once a medieval castle which was a total ruine beginning 20th century. Emperor William II of Germany decided to restore the castle (which was then on German Territory).
It must have been a huge work, knowing that the restoration only took 7 -...More
We visited this castle after watching a documentary on television; it is indeed a very good place to visit (free to visit on 1st sunday of each month), renovation did a very good work and the view is impressive. It is a good way to...More
A very popular and spectacular location. The castle dominates the skyline for miles around, built on high rocky ground a natural fortress.
We arrived mid-morning after a spectacular drive across the agricultural land and villages of Alsace. Spectacular and winding ascent to the castle, what...More
An amazing step back into history! The audio players are a must, even though there is a pamphlet in English with most of the information. I can see where parking could be a problem may have to "circle the block" and walk aways. If you...More
I was bought here with my friend who lives locally and we’d seen it from a distance on a walk. It was amazing, restored about 100 years ago so it was very pristine. We had a private quite who explained the history of this castle...More
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It is correct, I called them up to verify the information and it seemed odd to me too, but they told me to stick to what was written on the website. However, the bus service seems to be a part of the public transport... More
It is correct, I called them up to verify the information and it seemed odd to me too, but they told me to stick to what was written on the website. However, the bus service seems to be a part of the public transport system in selestat, so I guess you could contact the tourist office in the region to find out more.