Château du Wasigenstein

Niedersteinbach, France

The Château du Wasigenstein is a ruined castle built in the 13th century. The site was first known as the centre of the German legend of Waltharius in the 10th century. From the Wengelsbach pass on the D 190, parking at Wasigenstein, a footpath of the Club Vosgien, signposted with red ractangles, leads to the castle.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Ra S (2 years ago)
take a hike and enjoy the amazing view !
Joe Murray (2 years ago)
Become a knight instantly. Imagine the life they had living here is scorching summers and shivering winters. And building it! How?! You should definitely check out Wasigenstein.
Jonas Nerpel (3 years ago)
Schöne abgelegene Burg. Der Weg war schön gestaltet und die Burgteile größtenteils gesichert mit Geländern. Ich würde jedoch immer zu zweit hingehen, da man sich doch mal vertreten kann bei den alten Sandsteinstufen.
Myriam Amblard (3 years ago)
Château fort en ruine. J'ai passé mon enfance à aller le visiter, il est tjs aussi impressionnant même si le vent et la pluie ont pas mal abîmé la roche. Le lieu est magique, au milieu de la forêt.
Ahmad Alhamid (3 years ago)
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