an awe-inspiring fortress in the upper rhine valley

Hochburg Castle

Visitor Information

Opening Times

RUINS

Free access to grounds during daylight hours; Please leave the ruins when darkness falls or in stormy weather!

INNER CASTLE CLOSED FROM 9 PM – 7 AM

MUSEUM

Now closed

1 APRIL TO 31 OCTOBER

Sun., Holiday
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm

1 NOVEMBER TO 31 MARCH

Closed

guided tours

Tours of the ruins and museum by arrangement:

Hochburg Castle,
Conservation Society

Admission

Ruins and museum
Free entry, donation requested.

Disability Access

Information is available at Disability access

Contact us

Hochburg Castle

79321 Emmendingen, Germany

Verein zur Erhaltung der Ruine Hochburg e.V.

(Hochburg Castle Conservation Society)
Office in Rathaus (Town Hall)
Landvogtei 10
79321 Emmendingen, Germany

How to find us

Address

Hochburg Castle
79321 Emmendingen, Germany

Getting there

Take the A5 from Karlsruhe to Basel, exit at Teningen and continue to Emmendingen. In Emmendingen, follow the signs marked "Hochburg". The ruin is located on a hilltop and can be seen clearly after leaving the small town of Windenreute.