We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ruine Hochburg

Burgweg, Emmendingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A superb afternoon

A family favourite. The car park is of interest in its own right as next door to an organic farm... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
sue s
via mobile
A well preserved ruin with a great view

So during my last week of my exchange year to Germany I went here with friends. The weather was... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
Olav H
,
Stockholm, Sweden
Read all 51 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“ruins” (2 reviews)
“information” (2 reviews)
“freiburg” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Burgweg, Emmendingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (51)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"ruins"
in 2 reviews
"information"
in 2 reviews
"freiburg"
in 2 reviews
"castle"
in 3 reviews
"history"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

A family favourite. The car park is of interest in its own right as next door to an organic farm where you can (very) fresh milk, cheese and bacon and also wander round (to a degree). For non disabled drivers it is far and low...More

Thank sue s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 29, 2017

So during my last week of my exchange year to Germany I went here with friends. The weather was perfect even though it was only march. The castle is very well preserved and offers a nice time discovering new parts of the old castle. There...More

Thank Olav H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The biggest and best-kept castle in Breisgau! Near Emmendingen, between the villages of Windenreute and Sexau.

Thank Paul L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The ruin hochburg is amazingly open and natural. There is no entry fee. You can park in the farm opposite and then have to walk up a hill through an orchard. The ruin is perched on the top of a hill and waiting to be...More

1  Thank springburo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 2, 2016

It was very interesting to visit the ruins of this castle, that probably was very impressive in the past. at the moment the ruins are in a stage of reconstruction which makes it a bit less attractive. I'm sure that when they will finish with...More

1  Thank Yair K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 11, 2016

It is well preserved, there are signs to explain what it was each place and the view is very nice! If you are passing by it is really worth it to stop for a visit!

Thank Daniela O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I didn't know there is the big ruin that very close to me (im living in Freiburg), indeed it was the second biggest castle in Baden Wurtemberg. The left is walls with big windows but still impressive. Walking through the stone walls and imagining about...More

1  Thank Thuong L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. . Very good condition and is very old ... Very good ideas for helth. For children and adults. . For wolk and ran. .. For all people.

3  Thank Snezana P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

This is a ruin of what must have been a pretty huge and impressive castle in its heydays. The kids loved to roam around and we adults enjoyed learning about its history and the gorgeous view! It seems it's just starting to be actively cared...More

Thank ReiseB
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Emmendingen
Hotel Hirschenstube
22 reviews
2.30 km away
Hotel Windenreuter Hof
58 reviews
2.88 km away
Haus Caroline
1 review
2.96 km away
Hotel Suggenbad
44 reviews
3.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Rebstock Stube
42 reviews
3.33 km away
Weinstube Josef Eble
22 reviews
.91 km away
Gasthaus zur Straussi
61 reviews
2.39 km away
Restaurant Filou
25 reviews
3.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Schwarzlichtpark 3D-Indoor Minigolf & PitPat
14 reviews
3.65 km away
Kandel
62 reviews
5.03 km away
Freibad Glottertal
7 reviews
7.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ruine Hochburg staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit