Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

67600 Orschwiller, France

The Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is a medieval castle located in the commune of Orschwiller in the Bas-Rhin département of Alsace, France.


  • The living quarters and keep: Visit the lower courtyard, with the inn, fountain, and forge. Climb the flight of steps leading to the drawbridge to the inner courtyard. Here, a hexagonal stairway, restored in the early 20th century, leads to the upper floors and living quarters.
  • Southern living quarters: a collection of bladed weapons dating from the end of the Middle Ages is exhibited
  • The Empresses chamber: authentic furniture and wood stove and the modernity of the Imperial kitchens installed on the third floor in the early 20th century
  • The medieval garden: the garden is composed of square planting areas enclosed by low wicker trellis sections, rose bushes, vegetable plots, medicinal plants, and a flower garden

Opening hours

January, February, November, and December: 9.30am - noon and then 1pm - 4.30pm
March and October: 9.30am - 5pm
April, May, and September: 9.15am - 5.15pm
June, July and August: 9.15am - 6pm


Adult: 9 €, child: 5 €

Services & facilities

  • Restrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restroom
  • Assistance dogs are welcome
  • Gift shop


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