Situated in the very heart of the Vosges mountains on the Route
des Vins (Wine Route) between Kintzheim and Orschwiller, the
château du Haut-Koenigsbourg is a potential starting point for
excursions right across Alsace.
If you head towards Sélestat, Colmar and Strasbourg you will
find many tourist destinations and attractions that can be reached
from the château in less than an hour.
Some sights are only a few minutes away. Located on the
Haut-Koenigsbourg massif itself, the Montagne des Singes (Monkey
Mountain) and the Volerie des Aigles Birds of Prey park offer the
chance to encounter cheeky Barbary macaques and magnificent
day-flying and night-flying birds of prey.
If you travel towards Colmar, we strongly recommend you stop off
in one of the many beautiful villages that are so typical of the
Route des Vins: Ribeauvillé, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr are
excellent examples! On arrival in Colmar, those of a romantic
mindset won't be able to resist the charm of 'la Petite Venise'
(Little Venice), the historic district at the heart of this
Those looking for something more cosmopolitan
will discover cultural, historical and gastronomical delights
aplenty in the 'capital of Europe'. From the cathedral to the
various EU institutions, not forgetting the Museum of Modern and
Contemporary Art, the musée
With historical (Historical Museum) or
educational centres like the Vaisseau, Strasbourg is unquestionably
a must-see destination!