RUINES DU CHATEAU FORT DE ROTHENBOURG
Tourist site around the theme of Architecture in PHILIPPSBOURG, classified in the list of historic monuments, free entrance
The Rothenburg Castle is several hundred metres from the Falkenstein but has only a few visual remains. Its origins are unknown. The castle is cited in 1353 as belonging to the Count of Bitche. several years later, it became a hideout for highwaymen and was eventually destroyed by the Strasbourg militia. In the 16th century, it is sited as a small old ruined castle. Access: By the forestry road, a small steep path will take you up to the ruins.