The castles around Colmar

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Castle "Girsberg"

Not far from here, Girsberg Castle was built in the 13th century, to house a new branch of the Ribeaupierre family. The living quarters are still very visible.

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Castle "Haut Ribeaupierre" (or "Altenkastel")

Haut-Ribeaupierre was most certainly built during the troubled period of the Great Interregnum, towards the middle of the13th century: it served as an advance post for the French King’s plans for the invasion of Alsace, and then as a watchtower...

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Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

To walk through the gates of Haut-Koenigsbourg castle is to plunge into the world of the Middle Ages.And by visiting the castle freely and discovering the route at your own pace, you will fully enjoy the monument, its riches and its details. A...

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Château de Kintzheim

Kintzheim Castle was first mentioned in the year 1270 and was bought by the city of Sélestat in the 15th century before being sold again in the 17th century. It consists of a round keep complemented by a shield wall, chapel, and accommodations. The...

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Castle of Wineck

The Wineck castle is a historical monument of medieval style built around 1200, in the 13th century, on a rocky spur. Located at 330 meters above sea level, it is nicknamed "the castle of the vines" because of the vines that surround it. A 20-meter...

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Ruins of Gutenbourg Castle

Built by Ulric in the 12th century at an altitude of 800 meters on a rocky spur, this castle has had many owners. First there were the Counts of Eguisheim, then the Counts of Ferettes, followed by the Habsburgs, and finally the Ribeaupierre family...

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Ortenbourg Castle

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...

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