Visitor Information

REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUR VISIT

  • 3G Proof:
    Presentation of proof of vaccination, recovery or test: Vaccination documentation (vaccination card or vaccination certificate) of a complete vaccination (at least 14 days ago), a certificate of an infection confirmed by PCR test (not older than 6 months), a negative Corona test (not older than 24 hours) from an official testing centre (test centre, pharmacy or similar) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) must be presented. Children up to and including the age of five, children aged six and seven who have not yet started school and pupils who can show their school ID as proof are exempt.
  • Collection of contact details:
    There is an obligation to collect and data process the contact details of guests for possible infection chain tracing in accordance with § 6 Corona Ordinance. This can be done on site or via the contact form below.

Opening times

HOCHBURG

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

Interior castle

all year round

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
07:00 am - 09:00 pm

MUSEUM

Closed

Please note:
Also when visiting our monuments, the usual requirements of the country's current Corona Ordinances apply. There is a strict obligation to wear mouth-nose coverings for guests over 6 years old. Please bring a suitable mask (medical masks or FFP2 masks). In addition, the distance of 1.5 meters from employees and other guests must be maintained.

According to the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, we are obliged to request your contact details such as surname and first name, address and telephone number as well as date of visit, time (from - to), start time of the guided tour. The purpose of the survey is to ensure the fastest possible traceability of the chains of infection with the virus.   

Save possible waiting time at the cash desk and print out your contact form in advance and bring it filled out to your visit. Of course, it is also possible to fill it out on site.

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guided tours

Tours of the ruins and museum by arrangement:

Hochburg Castle,
Conservation Society

Admission

Hochburg and museum

Free entry

Disability Access

Information is available at Disability access

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.

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

Contact form

By sending your data, you declare your consent that we may process it to the extent specified in our data privacy notice for the purpose of processing your request and contact you via the same communication channel. In addition, we process the data on the basis of legitimate interest. We will delete the data when your request is finally and discernibly settled, your consent is revoked, or you effectively object to the further processing of your data by us. You can find further information in our data privacy notice.

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