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An ideal observatory
Reaching the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle makes people aware of its situation. The course, with a steep drop, enters the forest leaving the vines. The road reveals only a few breakthroughs. Once you get to the fortress, the vast Alsace plain and the Piedmont viticultural area come together in one piece. The panorama highlights the organization of the landscape, which can extend to the relief of the Black Forest in clear weather. This location on a rocky promontory made the castle an ideal observatory for the region's main roads and a strategic retreat.
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