Ortenbourg Castle  

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Parking Hühnelmühle, 67750 Scherwiller
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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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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

Starting from January 4th :

Open from monday to saturday from 10am till 1pm and 2pm till 5pm
Closed on sunday and bankholiday, exept 23rd & 24th may open from 10am till 1pm

Anti-covid sanitary measures

We have put in place sanitary measures to guarantee you a better safety during your stay in our premises.

    Rearranged reception area
    Freeze at the entrance
    Direction of circulation
    Plexiglas at the counter

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