Visit of the castle - October

La pièce à oriel des logis Sud du château du Haut-Koenigsbourg - Jean-Luc Stadler - Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, Alsace, France

Tour description

Online ticket purchase is recommended at

Nine centuries of history

Walking through the gates of Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle is like plunging into the world of the Middle Ages. From the lower courtyard with its inn, forge and mill, to the spiral staircases leading to the furnished flats of the lord... discover the architecture, the collections and the atmosphere, all steeped in 900 years of history.

And it is by visiting the castle freely and discovering the route at your own pace that you will fully enjoy the monument, its riches and its details. A privileged visit to this impressive fortress...

A visit document in 14 languages presenting the history, architecture and restoration of the monument is available for download.

And to complete this discovery :

900 years and still very young 
Haut-Koenigsbourg on display
For almost 900 years, the silhouette of Haut-Koenigsbourg has dominated Alsace. From the initial castle in the 12th century, through its complete reconstruction in the 15th century to its monumental restoration in the 20th century, the fortress has never stopped being reborn.

An exhibition spread over the entire tour circuit invites you to take a closer look at the monument and follow its evolution. In a playful, sometimes offbeat, and always highly visualway, some twenty panels help visitors to understand the fortress' defence system, imagine daily life in the 15th century or find remains from the 12th century... Everyone's talents for observation, reflection and imagination are called upon to read this old castle, which looks like still very young!

On the tour route

No extra charge to the entrance fee

Visitor categories

  • individuals with child,Individuals with child,
  • individuals,Individuals,
  • groups,Groups,
  • visitors with auditory impairment (individuals),Visitors with auditory impairment (individuals),
  • mentally handicapped visitors (individuals),Mentally handicapped visitors (individuals),
  • visitors with visual impairment (individuals),Visitors with visual impairment (individuals),


french, german, english

Opening times

to Every day de 09h30 à 16h45 ( Reservation of a time slot in the online ticketing service. Monday, opening at 10:30 am)

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



How to visit :

  • Following the latest government announcements, the Health Pass is compulsory to enter the castle since 30 September for those aged 12 and 2 months and over.
  • Respect for physical distance and compulsory barrier gestures.
  • Dispensers of hydro-alcoholic gel will be set up in various places in the castle.
  • Introduction of a one-way system to avoid crossing paths.
  • A limited number of people per time slot.


  • Full price: 9€.
  • Reduced rate: 7€.
  • Full price 6-17 years old: 5€.
  • Reduced rate for 6-17 years-old: 4€.
  • Free for children under 6 years old.

Practical information

How to buy :

Tickets for individual visitors are best purchased via our online ticketing service.
  • Following the latest government announcements, the Health Pass is compulsory to enter the castle since 30 September for people aged 12 and 2 months and over.
  • One way tour.
  • Visiting slots have been set up.
  • The tour includes 300 steps.
  • Duration: approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

For groups, please contact the reservations and customer relations department on 03 69 33 25 00 or (Monday to Friday)

Guided tour


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