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Château de Saint-Ulrich - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

68150 Ribeauvillé, France

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

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About Château de Saint-Ulrich

The castle of Grand-Ribeaupierre, known under the name of the castle of Saint-Ulrich, is one of the three castles which dominate the commune of Ribeauvillé, in the Haut -Rhin. It is located at an altitude of 528 m. It has been classified as a historical monument since October 1841and February 1930. The currently visible remains date from several eras. The castle is a very fine example of the military architecture of Alsace in the Middle Ages. It is the largest and best-preserved of the three cas

Attractions Near Château de Saint-Ulrich

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg5.95km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

The Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is a medieval castle located in the Orschwiller commune. Built-in the 12th century, the castle bore witness to eight centuries of European conflicts and rivalries between feudal lords, kings, and emperors. From 1900 to 1908 it was rebuilt at the behest of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Today it is a major tourist site, attracting more than 500,000 visitors a year. It’s the only medieval castle in Alsace that has been fully restored.

La Montagne des Singes
La Montagne des Singes8.23km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

The Montagne des Singes is an animal park located in the commune of Kintzheim in Alsace . In this 24 hectare space which opened in 1969 , we can observe more than 240 magots . Since the park was created in 1969, the Montagne des Singes has also housed a center for studies on the social behavior of magots. One of the nice location which was aimed in the conservation fo Magots.

Unterlinden Museum
Unterlinden Museum14.18km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

Unterlinden Museum is the second most-visited fine-arts museum in France. Located in a former 13th Century sisters' convent in the city centre of Colmar. It is home to the Isenheim Altarpiece by Matthias Grünewald and features a large collection of local and international artworks and manufactured artifacts from prehistorical to contemporary times.

Hohlandsbourg Castle
Hohlandsbourg Castle14.47km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

The Hohlandsbourg castle is located in Wintzenheim, near Colmar in the Haut-Rhin. Capital of the Habsburg lordship, the castle was built in 1279 by Siegfried de Gundolsheim, acquired in 1563 and modernized by Lazare de Schwendi. It was dismantled during the Thirty Years' War. One of the main attractions that were interested by tourists. It has been listed since 1840 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture and It is open to the public between Easter and 11 November.

Musée Bartholdi
Musée Bartholdi14.55km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

This was the birthplace of the builder of Statue of Liberty. It is now a museum dedicated to his work. In the courtyard is a statue called the Statue des grands soutiens du monde. Two doors from the 17th century were registered as monument history on June 18, 1926. In 2012, the museum had over 16,000 visitors.

Col du Bonhomme
Col du Bonhomme17.25km from Château de Saint-Ulrich

The Col du Bonhomme is a pass over the ridge of the Vosges which was 36cated at an altitude of 949 m in Le Bonhomme in Alsace. It is an area that is flourished with natural beauty and picturesque locations. It connects the Alsatian Weisstal with the Meurthe valley in Lorraine. There are two restaurants at the top of the pass. The view of the valleys from the pass is truly mesmerizing and The Col du Bonhomme is particularly popular with heavy goods vehicles.

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Grand Est
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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.