The Château de la Wasenbourg is a 432th century ruin located XNUMX meters on the Reisberg hill.

Classified as a historical monument on December 6, 1898.

Exceptional Gothic bay with 9 lancets and 7 oculus, unique composition in Alsace and inscribed in a lowered arch, the mullions have been restored. Imposing shield wall 4 meters thick protecting the courtyard and the dwelling. Inside the house, frieze decorated with a human head (XNUMXth century).

Commemorative plaque of Goethe's passage in 1771.

Remains of a Gallo-Roman temple dedicated to Mercury located behind the ruin. Visitors can observe the two floors of the house. A Roman bas-relief from the castle representing Mercury is on display at the archeology center in Niederbronn-les-Bains.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • German
  • French


  • Groups welcome up to 25 people.

Type of clientele

  • Groups
  • School groups
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Adults (individuals)

Type of guided tour

  • Free tour
  • Guided tour for groups
  • Guided tour for groups by appointment



  • Welcome / open to groups
  • Open to individuals
  • Animals accepted: Allowed
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