The castle is ingeniously built in and around a high sandstone spur. Many remains of the wall can still be seen here. The architectural style and engraved dates suggest different epochs. The view from the highest point is impressive. Two panels explain the panorama. In this respect, this castle far surpasses the much more extensive but also lower-lying area of Fleckenstein Castle.
August 5, 2022
Located in the immediate vicinity of the Wegelnburg and the Löwenstein ruins, it is also worth taking a look at the details of the masonry on the Hohenbourg that are still recognizable. Much of the 16th-century Ranaissance-style decoration can still be seen.
April 14, 2017
Above the Fleckenstein castle ruins on the 550 meter high Schlossberg. Built at the beginning of the 13th century by the old Alsatian family of Puller, later changing owners. Destroyed in 1680. Worth seeing : Castle ruins and sculpture fragments from the 13th and 16th centuries. (Source: Tourisme Alsace)
May 15, 2019
Reasonably well-preserved forecourt - this makes the approach interesting. The viewing platform is quite small and accessible by steep stairs.
Since the view is phenomenal and there is also an all-round orientation board, you should make the journey (and possibly wait).
July 4, 2021
The Hohenburg (French: Château du Hohenbourg) is the ruins of a rock castle in northern Alsace (France) near the border with Germany. It rises at a height of 551 m on the Schlossberg.
A hike to the five castles is signposted from Schönau. You cross the green border between Germany and France
December 10, 2016
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