an awe-inspiring fortress in the upper rhine valley

Hochburg Castle

Hochburg Castle; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Achim Mende

Hochburg Castle; photo: Axel Brinkmann

Hochburg Castle; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Niels Schubert

Hochburg Castle, near Emmendingen at the foothills of the Black Forest, is one of the largest ruined castles in the Upper Rhine Valley. This awe-inspiring fortress show cases half a millennium of military architecture.