Haut-Koenigsbourg Shuttle

navette haut koenigsbourg - Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, Alsace, France
A shuttle bus serves the castle from the railway station of Sélestat.
  • From March 2nd to December 29th, 2019 on Saturdays, Sundays and french public holidays. The castle is closed on January 1st, May 1st, July 10th (Tour de France 2019) and on December 25th.
  • Every day  from April 6th  to May 1st; from June 8th to September 8th (except July 10th : closing of the castle due to the passage of the Tour de France 2019) and from October 19th to November 3rd.
  • Fares : 2,50€ and Free under 4 years.
  • Reduced rate at the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle on production of the shuttle ticket. Adults : 7€ instead of 9€. 6-17 years : 4€ instead of 5€.
  • The shuttle is wheelchair accessible. Reservation on :+33 (0) 972 67 67 67 (from Monday to Friday).
  • The shuttle bus serves also the "Monkey Mountain", the "Volerie des Aigles - Eagle Park", Kintzheim center and Cigoland.

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navette haut koenigsbourg - Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, Alsace, France

Eco-friendly action

As the château is a tourist attraction, it is obviously desirable that the public should come and visit it. Given that it is located on top of a mountain, access to the site - whether for the public, the staff or suppliers - is virtually impossible except by motor vehicle. This road traffic has a generally negative impact and creates many issues: the emission of large quantities of greenhouse gases, the difficulties involved in managing the car parks and access to the site etc. It became a matter of some urgency for the Haut-Koenigsbourg to consider how the impact of this road traffic could be minimized, what alternative transport solutions could be promoted and how the site could be made more accessible. As a direct result, the Haut-Koenigsbourg shuttle bus service (Réseau 67's n° 500 service) was launched in 2008. It runs between the Haut-Koenigsbourg massif and Sélestat train station. There are also several marked, well-maintained walking trails, including the GR (Grande Randonnée long-distance path) that runs past the foot of the mountain on which the château is located.