Haut-Barr Castle

" Discover "The Eye of Alsace", a 12th century medieval castle, and cross the Devil’s Bridge with its famous legend. Enjoy the view and try to catch sight of the spire of Strasbourg's cathedral ! "

Only 5 minutes by car or a 1½-hour walk from the town centre, the Haut-Barr Castle, nicknamed “The Eye of Alsace”, is built atop three rocks 470 metres above the plain.

A mediaeval castle in ruins since the 12th century, it occupies a strategic position between the Lorraine plateau and the Alsace plain.
The current castle was built in 1583 by Jean de Manderscheid. The rocks’ summit can be reach by stairs. A footbridge called the “Devil’s Bridge” also connects two of them.

Enjoy the glorious view and see if you can spot the spire of Strasbourg Cathedrals !

Additional information
  • Altitude : 470m
  • Prices :
    • Adult rate : 0€
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit
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