Castle Haut-Koenigsbourg plays 50 shades of Green …

Trees and vines were ready. Ready for this little whiff of spring heat that would release the first leaves … In three days, the landscape has awakened! Suddenly, one, the mountains are draped in a light green dress that captures the slightest ray of light. Around the villages, cherry light up and magnolias emphasize that…

The imperial eagle is back hovering over the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle

In the early summer this year, on my way home from Riquewihr to La Vancelle my eye was suddenly caught by an unusual brilliance on the top of the mountain. The keep of the castle Haut-Koenigsbourg was gleaming! For nearly a year, the tower was covered with an impressive scaffolding to complete the repair of…

Haut-Koenigsbourg castle: a 900 years long history …

When I was a kid, we went to the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg with our school. It was always a romantic and magical day out that struck our minds of children. For several years since, the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg is at my window. And it is still magical … Of course, for almost a millennium, it…