• Adapted workshop "Defending a castle"

Adapted workshop "Defending a castle"

 - Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, Alsace, France

Tour description

Why was this site chosen? How was the castle built? Who worked on the site? What tools did they use? How was the defence of this type of castle organized?
Following the traces of construction and defence systems, they find the answers to these questions within the castle. Groups of people with intellectual disabilities learn about medieval construction techniques, using models and reproductions of lifting systems, defence machinery, etc..

Hours of departure are defined during the reservation.

Visitor categories

  • mentally handicapped visitors (groups),Mentally handicapped visitors (groups),

Languages

french

Opening times

to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday et Friday at 09h30 et 13h30
to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday et Friday at 09h30 et 13h30 (Exceptionally the castle's ticket office closes at 15:15 pm on 24 December (the castle closes at 16:00 pm). The castle is closed on 25 December and 1 January.)

The castle is open all year round except 1 January, 1 May and 25 December. Mondays the castle opens at 10.30.

Remarks

Those workshops are not proposed in case of too many visitors.

Exceptionally the castle's ticket office closes at 15:15 pm on 24 December (the castle closes at 16:00 pm).
The castle is closed on 25 December and 1 January.

Prices

Entrance fee + supplement:

  • 2 €/pers. + 40 €/workshop

Practical information

On reservation Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30 on 03.69.33.25.00 or per mail on haut-koenigsbourg@bas-rhin.fr

Duration: 2h

Up to 30 people per tour

Age or level of understanding: 5-18

Guided tour

Yes

Special event

No

Bookings

With

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