6 Sights in Saverne, France (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Saverne, France! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Saverne. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

1. Tour du télégraphe Chappe de Saverne

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The Chappe de Saverne telegraph tower is one of the relays of the old Chappe telegraph line, between the French cities of Paris and Strasbourg, inaugurated on May 31, 1798. During operation, the tower was moved to the municipality of Haegen in the Bas-Rhin.

Wikipedia: Tour du télégraphe Chappe de Saverne (FR)

2. Château du Haut-Barr

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Château du Haut-Barr

The Château de Hohbarr is a medieval castle, first built in 1100, above the city of Saverne in what is now the French département of Bas-Rhin. It was built on sandstone rock 460m above the valley of Zorn and the plain of Alsace. Because of this, it has been called the eye of Alsace.

Wikipedia: Château de Hohbarr (EN)

3. Château de Greifenstein

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Château de Greifenstein The original uploader was Dsch67 at French Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Château de Greifenstein is a ruined castle in the commune of Saverne in the Bas-Rhin département of France. Property of the state, it has been listed since 1898 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Wikipedia: Château de Greifenstein (EN)

4. Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité

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Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité is the main church in Saverne, Bas-Rhin, France. It was first built in the 12th century as a parish church before being re-consecrated to saint Bartholomew in the late 13th century. It was converted into a collegiate church of Augustinian Canons Regular in the 14th and 15th century and held that status by 1485 at the latest. It is now the town's parish church and has been listed a historic monument since 1977.

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité (Saverne) (EN)

5. Château des Rohan

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The Château des Rohan is a former episcopal castle built at the end of the eighteenth century by the architect Nicolas Salins de Montfort. It is located in the centre of the town of Saverne, in the Bas-Rhin department, and is home to the municipal museums. It has been classified as a historical monument in February 1933, November 1934 and November 1995.

Wikipedia: Château de Saverne (FR)

6. Petit (Nouveau)-Greiffenstein

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Petit (Nouveau)-Greiffenstein

The Château du Greifenstein is a ruined 12th-century fortified castle, located on the Vosges Mountains in the national forest of Saverne in Alsace. The fortifications were built at an altitude of 360 metres on a rocky promontory of the Schlosserhœhe which dominated the confluence of the Ramsthal and Zorn valleys, the accesses to which he supervised.

Wikipedia: Château de Greifenstein (Alsace) (FR)


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