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Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Rue Commandant Martial Reynier, 67250 Hunspach, France

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About Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

The fortifications of the Maginot Line, built in the 1920s by the French government to deter invasion from Germany. It was the largest of the Maginot line forts and was designed to accommodate a garrison of about 500 men. It is the largest such fortification open to the public in Alsace. Officially recorded as a historical monument. It has faced so many wars and has a lot of history to say.



Attractions near Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Castle of Fleckenstein13.45km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

A ruined castle in the commune of Lembach.  This fortress, built in the shape of a 52 m long boat, has a long history. The castle was built on a sandstone summit in the Middle Ages. An ingenious system for collecting rainwater fed a cistern and a hoist allowed water and other loads to be moved to the upper floors. It was built in the first half or mid-12th century by the Fleckenstein family, who were ministerials of the Hohenstaufen dynasty. Now it is one of the main attractions in this area.

Berwartstein Castle16.18km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Berwartstein Castle is located on the southern part of the Palatinate Forest. It was one of the rock castles defending Palatinate during the Middle Ages. The stairs, passages and rooms of the castle are carved out of the rock to form parts that are essential to the defence of the castle. The castle has a well that was hacked out of the rock to the bottom of the valley some 104 metres below.

Burg Trifels26.03km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Trifels Castle is a reconstructed medieval castle at an elevation of 500 m (1,600 ft) near the small town of Annweiler, in tRhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is located above the Queich valley within the Palatinate Forest on one peak of a red sandstone mountain that is split into three. The castle is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Devil's Table28.21km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

A 14 meter high mushroom rock formation in the southers Palantine Forest. The rock stands on a 300 meters high ridge and it is illumiated at night.

ZKM | Center for Art and Media34.62km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Organizes special exhibitions and thematic events, conducts research and produces works on the effects of media, digitization, and globalization. The ZKM houses under one roof exhibition spaces, the research platform Hertz Lab, a library and a media library, thus combining research and production, exhibitions and events, archive and collection.

Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe36km from Ouvrage Schoenenbourg

Opened in 1865, it is one of the oldest zoos in Germany, having about 4.400 animals and 250 species. In 13 November 2010, 26 animals were killed and several animals suffered severe burns due to a fire at the zoo.

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Grand Est71 attractions

Grand Est is a vast new region in Eastern France, the unification of the former historical regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Alsace, and Lorraine. Its geographical location – bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland – makes of the Grand Est an interesting cultural melting pot which can be clearly seen in its architecture and tasted in its gastronomy.