Château du Haut-Barr
Bas-Rhin Haut Barr, 67700 Saverne, France
About Château du Haut-Barr
The Haut-Barr Castle is a medieval castle in ruins located in the French town of Saverne, in the department of Bas-Rhin. It has been classified as a historical monument since October 1874. The castle is built on an imposing sandstone bar made up of three rocks; it has the characteristics of a castle bar. One of the ancient locations which shows light to the history of France.
Attractions near Château du Haut-Barr
The Regional Nature Park of the Northern Vosges boasts a rich natural heritage that has hills and landscapes dotted with glades and lakes. The rich natural landscape has been added to the UNESCO list of international biosphere reserves. There are also remains of defensive castles which were inside the forest and also there are many scenic spots to discover with abundant wildlife.
The highest peak in the northern Vosges where many archaeological remains have been found. An engraved block of sandstone near the summit commemorates the conception of Victor Hugo. The views from the top of this mountain are truly impressive and this place has witnessed many fights in the 1st world war. The archaeological remain found here are being displayed in the Musée archéologique de Strasbourg.
A beautiful high mountain which was located in the Vosges Mountains in Alsace. It is around 764 metres high and is notable also for its stone fortifications called "the Pagan Wall. The mountain and its surroundings contain evidence of Celtic settlements. A mountain which is historically important and also a nice tourist destination too.
The Sainte-Croix Animal Park is a French zoological park located in the heart of the Lorraine Regional Natural Park, in Rhodes. Mainly specialized in European fauna, it is designed as a park of vision. Created in 1980 by Gérald Singer, it is now his sons, Laurent and Pierre, who manage the park. It covers an area of 120 hectares with more than 1,500 animals of 130 species and it made this zoo one of the five largest zoos in France.
A beautiful art museum which was located in Strasbourg, France founded in the year 1973. It houses extensive collections of paintings, sculpture, graphic arts, multimedia, and design from the period between 1870 and today. On the 1st floor of the museum, the restaurant-cafe terrace offers a magnificent view of the river Ill and Petite France. One of the good location which oaves light to history and architecture.
The Barrage Vauban is a bridge, weir and defensive work erected in the 17th century on the River Ill in the city of Strasbourg in France which was constructed from 1686 to 1690 in pink Vosges sandstone by the French Engineer Jacques Tarade according to plans by Vauban. The barrage has 13 arches and is 120 meters in length. Today the grand lock, with its 13 arches, magnificent sculptures, and grass-topped terrace, is among the city’s most recognizable landmarks.
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Discover more attractions in Grand Est, where Château du Haut-Barr is located
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.