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The Three Castles of Eguisheim

68420 Eguisheim, France

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About The Three Castles of Eguisheim

The three castles of Husseren-Les-Châteaux were a group of castles that were built in close proximity to one another, but not at the same time, on a low hill ridge and it is variously named after the nearby town of Eguisheim. It has a rich history to say and it is one of the prime attractions in this area. You can understand the rich history of these castles by wandering in this place and it will be a worth visit.


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Hohlandsbourg Castle4km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

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 Bartholdi7.56km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

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.

Unterlinden Museum7.63km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

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.

Lac des Truites16.15km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

The Trout Lake or Lake Forlet , is the highest lakes Vosges at 1066 m altitude. It is called Forlenweier in Alsatian and reïf tou blan in Welsch . it is nestled in a large glacial cirque surrounded by steep slopes culminating at 1,303 meters. The one side of the lake has been made in to a barrage to regulate the flow of water into the Fecht. This lake was located in a picturesque location which was in the middle of woods and is also a calm and quiet area too.

Lac Vert16.45km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

A beautiful lake Situated amidst the forest which was located in the heart of Passy, Haute-Savoie, France.  It was surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc. You can have fish from the lake and also bathing is possible here. It is also a nice trekking destination where you can explore large verities of flora and fauna. There are also opportunities for so many adventure activities in and around this lake.

Château de Saint-Ulrich18.38km from The Three Castles of Eguisheim

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

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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.