Ortenbourg Castle  

Adress :
Parking Hühnelmühle, 67750 Scherwiller
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Opening hours :
Accessible every day

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Located at an altitude of 443 metres at the end of the ridge, Ortenbourg Castle, built between 1260 and 1265 by Rudolf Habsburg, is one of the most beautiful ruins in the Rhine Valley. A masterpiece of military architecture with its high shirt surrounding a 32-meter dungeon, it is visible from a distance and fits remarkably in the landscape. This dungeon offered 6 levels of defensive fire and its pentagonal design allowed for better deflection of the attackers' projectiles. The recently created association "Les sentinelles de l'Ortenbourg" aims at the preservation, development and animation of the castle.

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Durée de l'activité
  3h

LOCALISATION

Parking Hühnelmühle, 67750 Scherwiller

Nearest Station : 4

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Tourist Office of Colmar and its region

 Place Unterlinden
68000 COLMAR - FRANCE

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OPENING HOURS

Timetable for July
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays and holidays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Timetable for August
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays and holidays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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