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Lutzelhardt Castle

This beautiful and strange silhouette intertwined with the rock, rises to an altitude of 330 m, east of Obersteinbach.

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Fleckenstein Castle

From its height of 370 meters, Fleckenstein Castle is like a sentinel watching over both the Vosges and the nearby...

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Froensbourg Castle

Secured on its sandstone cliff at an altitude of over 300 m, the intriguing troglodyte ruin of Froensbourg, resembling a...

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Fleckenstein, the Castle of Challenges

Fleckenstein, the Castle of Challenges

Discover the new trail. - the toboggan through time that will transport you into the 12th Century - the new...

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Fleckenstein, the Castle of Challenges

Fleckenstein, the Castle of Challenges

Discover the new trail. - the toboggan through time that will transport you into the 12th Century - the new heroes Hugo de Fleckenstein and the Princess Matilda - the evil forest where the robber baron Loewenstein in league with the witch Cornelia will play you some pretty dirty tricksThere are plenty of other characters, both good and evil, waitng for you in a surprising adventure. Join together and gain the power to face the challenges. By uniting to save the dynasty of the Fleckensteins you will become a member of their family for ever.


67510 Lembach
03 88 94 28 52

info@fleckenstein.fr

www.fleckenstein.fr

Wissembourg

Capital of Outre-Forêt (beyond Haguenau Forest) and gateway of France into Germany bordering on the Palatinate, Wissembourg inspires the traveller...

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On the Wissembourg ramparts

On the Wissembourg ramparts

The construction in the 7th century of the Abbey Church Saints Peter and Paul allowed the birth and prosperity of...

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On the Wissembourg ramparts

On the Wissembourg ramparts

The construction in the 7th century of the Abbey Church Saints Peter and Paul allowed the birth and prosperity of Wissembourg. To defend itself, the city was surrounded by fortifications and 4 castles. If only one of the four castles remains, the castle St Paul, north of the city in the vineyard, the abbey and the fortifications are still visible around the historic city.


67160 Wissembourg

https://www.randovosgesdunord.fr/pedestre/sur-les-remparts-de-wissembourg

From Wissembourg to Gimbelhof

From Wissembourg to Gimbelhof

A crossing of Wissembourg, former city of the Decapolis founded in the 7th century on the banks of the Lauter,...

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From Wissembourg to Gimbelhof

From Wissembourg to Gimbelhof

A crossing of Wissembourg, former city of the Decapolis founded in the 7th century on the banks of the Lauter, Gimbelhof, a locality near the ruins of the Castles of Loewenstein and Hohenbourg.


67160 Wissembourg

https://www.randovosgesdunord.fr/vtt/de-wissembourg-au-gimbelhof/

Schoeneck Castle

Solidly embedded in the rock at an altitude of more than 400 m and in the heart of a lush...

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Vieux-Windstein Castle

Neighbouring New-Windstein, this ruin, located at an altitude of 340 m in the middle of the forest, is a fine...

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Nouveau-Windstein Castle

Adjoining the ruins of Vieux-Windstein, at the top of a sandstone plateau at an altitude of 367 m, the castle...

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Hiking tour to the Windstein castles

Hiking tour to the Windstein castles

Leave on a tour of two castles located on the foothill of the village Windstein and pass near the first...

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Hiking tour to the Windstein castles

Hiking tour to the Windstein castles

Leave on a tour of two castles located on the foothill of the village Windstein and pass near the first former forge of De Dietrich in Jaegerthal.
Departure : Niederbronn-les-Bains : town center, rue de la vallée – villa Riesack, Hochscheidt, lake of Jaegerthal, ferme Welschhof, ruins of Windstein, windmill of Windstein, Ochsenkopf, villa Riesack, Niederbronn-les-Bains.
More information: Nice view of Niederbronn-les-Bains, of the villa Le Riesack, ruins of the former forge of De Dietrich at Jaegerthal. Ruins of the old and new Windstein of 13th and 14th centuries.


67110 Niederbronn les Bains
03 88 80 89 70

office@niederbronn.com

www.niederbronn.com

Wasenbourg Castle

Situated on a natural pedestal at an altitude of 430 m, the castle presents a majestic site with a rich...

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Lorentzen Castle

One of the rare lowland fortified castles, still in good condition, in the heart of the bucolic and hilly landscape...

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Lichtenberg Castle

Overlooking the village of Lichtenberg, at an altitude of 414 m, the imposing fortress harbours a multitude of stories that...

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From Lichtenberg to La Petite-Pierre

This route will take you through some picturesque villages and forest areas very pleasant and you will discover sandstone rocks...

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From Lichtenberg to La Petite-Pierre

This route will take you through some picturesque villages and forest areas very pleasant and you will discover sandstone rocks and heritage. Moreover, the visit of the fortress of Lichtenberg will allow you to admire a very nice panorama.

Rue du château
67340 Lichtenberg

https://www.randovosgesdunord.fr/vtt/lichtenberg-a-la-petite-pierre/

La Petite Pierre

Figurehead of a ship sailing on the summits of the Vosges forest, La Petite Pierre stands proudly in a bosky...

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Bouxwiller

A luxurious small town in northern Alsace, the audacious Bouxwiller radiates splendours from its past as ‘Capital of the Hanau-Lichtenberg...

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Haut-Barr Castle

Perched at 470 m on the hills of Saverne, ‘the eye of Alsace’ owes its nickname to the extraordinary view...

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Grand-Geroldseck Castle

Standing at the top of a rocky ridge at an altitude of 480 m, the castle overlooks the Zorn valley...

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Tour de l'ancien télégraphe Chappe

Tour de l'ancien télégraphe Chappe

As early as 1794, France was the first country to own a telecommunications network thanks to the optical air telegraph...

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Tour de l'ancien télégraphe Chappe

Tour de l'ancien télégraphe Chappe

As early as 1794, France was the first country to own a telecommunications network thanks to the optical air telegraph invented by Claude Chappe. From 1798 to 1852, the station in Saverne was one of the essential links along the Paris-Strasbourg line. The tower of the Chappe former telegraph enables the visitor to understand how the air telegraph functioned and how it could fire the imagination of the people of that time. A demonstration of the reconstituted apparatus is given and the use of a computer with interactive touchscreens is available.

Route du Haut-Barr
67700 Saverne
06 75 97 07 35

contact@tourchappe.fr

www.tourchappe.fr

Bettlach: Sentier des Casemates/ Chappelle St-Brice

Bettlach: Sentier des Casemates/ Chappelle St-Brice

Discover Bettlach, its village, its forest and the Maginot Line path, its chapel and a beautiful view over the Alsatian...

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Bettlach: Sentier des Casemates/ Chappelle St-Brice

Bettlach: Sentier des Casemates/ Chappelle St-Brice

Discover Bettlach, its village, its forest and the Maginot Line path, its chapel and a beautiful view over the Alsatian Jura.
Topo guide for sale in the tourist office.


68480 Bettlach
03 89 08 23 88

info@sundgau-sudalsace.fr

www.sundgau-sudalsace.fr

Freudeneck Castle

In the middle of the forest, secured to its rock rising to an altitude of 390 m, this ruin neighbouring...

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Wangenbourg Castle

From the top of its 24-meter keep, Wangenbourg Castle offers clear views over La Suisse d'Alsace (Alsace Switzerland). Its sandstone...

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Wangen

On the slopes of Wangenberg, which rises to 391 meters, Wangen Castle could be straight out of a fairy tale....

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Westhoffen

Tucked away in its vineyards, cherry orchards and oak forests, Westhoffen reveals a heritage of surprising diversity, witness to a...

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Nideck Castle

In the footsteps of the Grimm brothers, the two castle ruins, perched at an altitude of 534 m on the...

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Rosheim

Beautiful Alsatian city of the Wine Route and the Romanesque Road, Rosheim enjoys a particularly rich heritage, whether culinary or...

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Guirbaden Castle

Culminating at an altitude of 565 m, at the intersection of the Bruche and Magel valleys, what was once the...

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Boersch

A small secluded town located on the Wine Route, at the foot of Mont Sainte-Odile, the medieval Boersch is well...

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Obernai

At the foot of Mont Sainte-Odile, between the Wine Route (Route des Vins) and the Sauerkraut Route (Route de la...

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Obernai-Barr vineyard circuit

Obernai-Barr vineyard circuit

The circuit crosses a picture-postcard landscape: flowery villages, undulating vines ... The highlight is the town of Barr, the wine-growing...

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Obernai-Barr vineyard circuit

Obernai-Barr vineyard circuit

The circuit crosses a picture-postcard landscape: flowery villages, undulating vines ... The highlight is the town of Barr, the wine-growing capital of Bas-Rhin, and its Renaissance Town Hall.


67210 Obernai

Obernai-Rosheim circuit via the 'Voie Verte'

Obernai-Rosheim circuit via the 'Voie Verte'

Laid out on the old railway line linking Rosheim to Saint-Nabor, the new greenway "Portes Bonheur, le chemin des carrières"...

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Obernai-Rosheim circuit via the 'Voie Verte'

Obernai-Rosheim circuit via the 'Voie Verte'

Laid out on the old railway line linking Rosheim to Saint-Nabor, the new greenway "Portes Bonheur, le chemin des carrières" is an original creation of the Community of Communes of the Portes de Rosheim. Along its 11 km, you can admire various natural spaces and works of contemporary art.


67210 Obernai

Ottrott Castles

United on the Elsberg plateau at an altitude of almost 500 m, in the heart of a lush forest, Rathsamhausen...

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Salm Castle

Sitting imposingly at an altitude of over 800 m in a splendid forest setting in the upper Bruche valley, the...

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Family walk: The Petits Princes itineraries in the Principality of Salm

Family walk: The Petits Princes itineraries in the Principality of Salm

Discover heritage monuments alongside natural sites in this enchanting and magical setting. Set off to discover these unique sites as...

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Family walk: The Petits Princes itineraries in the Principality of Salm

Family walk: The Petits Princes itineraries in the Principality of Salm

Discover heritage monuments alongside natural sites in this enchanting and magical setting. Set off to discover these unique sites as a family. Two options of itineraries (4 km or 5.5 km) to suit all tastes and possibilities.


67130 La Broque

www.rando-bruche.fr

The big Salm oak

The big Salm oak

It is said that the Mennonite Anabaptists planted this oak in a clearing in memory of the exemption granted to...

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The big Salm oak

The big Salm oak

It is said that the Mennonite Anabaptists planted this oak in a clearing in memory of the exemption granted to them in 1793. This superb tree is today two centuries old.

Salm
67130 La Broque

Kagenfels Castle

Perched at an altitude of 677 m in the heart of the Obernai and Bernardswiller forests, the castle is located...

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Birkenfels Castle

On the hills of Ottrott, in the heart of the Obernai forest, between white fir trees, maple trees and sessile...

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Landsberg Castle

Encamped on a granite spur at an altitude of 590 meters, this elegant castle, located not far from Haut-Andlau and...

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Spesbourg Castle

Perched at an altitude of 451 m on a sheer granite slope overlooking the Andlau valley, the ruins of Spesburg...

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Andlau, heritage and art of good living

Andlau, heritage and art of good living

This wine-growing town and gastronomic centre possesses a remarkable architectural heritage such as the Saint Richarde’s abbey, the Spesbourg and Haut-Andlau...

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Andlau, heritage and art of good living

Andlau, heritage and art of good living

This wine-growing town and gastronomic centre possesses a remarkable architectural heritage such as the Saint Richarde’s abbey, the Spesbourg and Haut-Andlau castles or “Les Ateliers de la Seigneurie” the new Heritage Interpretation Centre of the Barr and Bernstein area situated in a historical house.


67140 Andlau
03 88 08 66 65

Andlau Castle

Two towers visible from afar, with characteristic majesty, crown the Silberberg at an altitude of 451 m and are the...

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Dambach

Pearl of the vineyard, the wine-growing city of Dambach-la-Ville is captivating both for its picturesque, medieval charm and for the...

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Dambach-la-Ville, medieval city of wine trades

Dambach-la-Ville, medieval city of wine trades

Its history trail, its tourist train and its vineyard trail, invite you to visit this fortified town. There you will...

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Dambach-la-Ville, medieval city of wine trades

Dambach-la-Ville, medieval city of wine trades

Its history trail, its tourist train and its vineyard trail, invite you to visit this fortified town. There you will find ancient houses, witnesses from all the periods of history and decorated by the coats of arms.


67650 Dambach la Ville
03 88 08 66 65

Bernstein Castle

Perched at an altitude of 562 m, Bernstein Castle is one of the oldest castles in Alsace. In addition to...

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Ortenbourg Castle

Crowning the entrance to Val de Villé and Val d´Argent, on its granite rock peak at an altitude of 433...

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Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Hühnelmühle

Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Hühnelmühle

From Scherwiller towards Châtenois on the D35 (wine road), at the large bend, take the small forest road and park...

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Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Hühnelmühle

Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Hühnelmühle

From Scherwiller towards Châtenois on the D35 (wine road), at the large bend, take the small forest road and park at the Hühnelmühle car park.  The castle is not accessible by car.

This hike will take you through the Ortenbourg massif, which has been granted a biotope protection order for its remarkable flora and fauna. You will take part of the GR5 (red rectangle) and discover the castles of Ramstein and Ortenbourg.
The Ramstein is in the process of being consolidated and is closed to visitors.

Parking Hühnelmühle
67750 Scherwiller

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Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Taennelkreuz chapel

Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Taennelkreuz chapel

From Scherwiller, drive towards Châtenois on the D35 (wine road). After the drugstore, after about 200m, take the rue de...

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Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Taennelkreuz chapel

Ortenbourg and Ramstein Trail - from the Taennelkreuz chapel

From Scherwiller, drive towards Châtenois on the D35 (wine road). After the drugstore, after about 200m, take the rue de Dieffenthal on your right and then, after about 100m, the rue du Taennelkreuz on your left. Continue straight on this street until you come to the chapel. A few parking spaces are available for your car. Before or after the hike, do not hesitate to visit the chapel.

This hike will take you through the Ortenbourg massif, which has been the subject of a biotope protection decree for its remarkable fauna and flora. You will take the path which goes up towards the forest and which skirts the vineyards (path marked out blue cross) and will leave to the discovery of the castles of Ramstein and Ortenbourg.
The Ramstein is in the process of being consolidated and is closed to visitors.

Rue du Taennelkreuz
67750 Scherwiller

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Frankenbourg Castle

Crowning the Schlossberg at an altitude of 703 m, between Neubois and La Vancelle, at the junction between Le Val...

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Ramstein Castle

Clinging to its rocky walls at an altitude of 384 meters, Ramstein Castle overlooks the plain of central Alsace. If...

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Pierre-Percée Castle

Located at an altitude of 495 m in the Vosges sandstone massif, between the towns of Celles-sur-Plaine in the Vosges...

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Kintzheim Castle

Perched at an altitude of 260 m, on the Haut-Koenigsbourg massif, Kintzheim Castle is the preserve of falconers and birds...

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Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle

Anyone who hasn’t crossed the drawbridges of this emblematic fortress and dreamed of castle life in the lord’s residence, trembled...

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Saint-Hippolyte

Embedded in its beautiful vineyard at the foot of Haut-Koenigsbourg, the venerable Saint-Hippolyte has always been known for its Pinot...

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Haut-Ribeaupierre Castle

Culminating at an altitude of 645 m, Hohrappolstein, from its original name, is the highest and oldest of the three...

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Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Ribeauvillé

Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Ribeauvillé

Cycling tour between plain and vineyard from La Poste de Kaysersberg. Passage through Sigolsheim, Bennwihr, Ribeauville, Riquewihr and Kientzheim. About...

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Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Ribeauvillé

Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Ribeauvillé

Cycling tour between plain and vineyard from La Poste de Kaysersberg. Passage through Sigolsheim, Bennwihr, Ribeauville, Riquewihr and Kientzheim. About 25 km (easy level - green), enjoy beautiful landscapes with different castles!

39 rue du Géneral de Gaulle
68240 Kaysersberg Vignoble
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

Welcome to the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr area

Welcome to the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr area

A whole world of discovery between the plain, vineyards and mountains. In our 16 villages, you can explore the wealth...

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Welcome to the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr area

Welcome to the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr area

A whole world of discovery between the plain, vineyards and mountains. In our 16 villages, you can explore the wealth of our countryside, heritage and traditions, a little-known part of Alsace, with its inhabitants… Take to the lanes and trails of our warm-hearted and authentic region, breathe in the air of our forests, vineyards and plains, admire the flora and abundant fish of our rivers, and stroll down our ancient streets. Come and join the seasonal celebrations in our villages…


68150 Pays de Ribeauvillé-Riquewihr

Bergheim

Jealously guarding its grands crus vineyard, architectural treasures and pretty gardens, the audacious Bergheim has no reason to be envious...

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Girsberg Castle

Perched on its impressive granite peak at an altitude of 528 m, below Saint Ulrich, it is the smallest of...

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Discovery tour of Ribeauvillé

Discovery tour of Ribeauvillé

Located on the Wine Route, between the vineyards and mountains, half-way between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, Ribeauvillé is an attractive town...

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Discovery tour of Ribeauvillé

Discovery tour of Ribeauvillé

Located on the Wine Route, between the vineyards and mountains, half-way between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, Ribeauvillé is an attractive town with 5000 inhabitants, which has combined its historical heritage with modernity.
The town and neighbouring hills are dominated by the majestic ruins of the Three Castles of the Lords of Ribeaupierre. The Grand-Rue (main street) and its picturesque neighbouring streets, lined with 15th- to 18th-century buildings (flowered in season), are scattered with Renaissance fountain-decorated squares. Many buildings are worth a visit, including the Town Hall with its prestigious collection of silver drinking-cups, the Butchers' Tower (13th century), the former Corn Exchange, the House of the Fiddlers, etc.
In addition to the tourist train, free guided tours of the old town and Town Hall are organised daily (except on Mondays and Saturdays) from May to October.
A local metropolis
The vineyards, which have been in existence since the Middle Ages, enable many winegrowers as well as the wine cooperative to offer visits to their cellars and tastings, in particular of the three Grands Crus, Geisberg, Kirchberg de Ribeauvillé and Osterberg.
The range of services available and variety of shops make Ribeauvillé an outstanding point of attraction. Its dynamic cultural life is internationally renowned, with the Spring Market, the Kougelhopf Festival (in early May), the Wine Fair (end of July), the Fiddlers' Fair (first Sunday in September), the Festival of Ancient Music (October), the Mediaeval Christmas Market, etc.
A wonderful climate
With its 'Green Holiday Resort' and 'Climatic Resort' labels, awarded in recognition of the qualitry of its environment, Ribeauvillé has a high-quality infrastructure of hotels and offers a varied range of bed-and-breakfast rooms and furnished accommodation, two campsites, including one four-star site (new standards), many excellent restaurants, an open-air swimming-pool and a sports complex (gymnasium, indoor pool, stadium). A spa-cum-casino will shortly be added to these already considerable resources.
Ribeauvillé combines the advantages of a town with the charm of a winegrowing village.


68150 Ribeauville

Guided tour - The 3 castles of Ribeauvillé

Guided tour - The 3 castles of Ribeauvillé

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Guided tour - The 3 castles of Ribeauvillé

Guided tour - The 3 castles of Ribeauvillé


68150 Ribeauville
03 89 73 23 23

info@ribeauville-riquewihr.com

www.ribeauville-riquewihr.com

Vineyard and mountain - Kaysersberg-Ribeauvillé-Aubure

Between the Route des Vins (the Wine Road) and the Pays Welche, the itinerary takes the cyclist along a quiet...

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Vineyard and mountain - Kaysersberg-Ribeauvillé-Aubure

Between the Route des Vins (the Wine Road) and the Pays Welche, the itinerary takes the cyclist along a quiet hillside road, then turns toward the West to enter into a valley marked by Celtic, Roman, and Medieval history as well as boasting architectural wonders from the Rhineland Renaissance. Even if the Alsace dialect is usually spoken in the vineyard, the Roman dialect is still heard in the Pays Welche.


68240 Kaysersberg Vignoble

www.alsaceavelo.fr

Saint-Ulrich Castle

Overlooking the vineyard at an altitude of 530 m, Saint-Ulrich, also called Gross Rappolstein, is the most majestic of the...

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Bilstein Castle

At an altitude of 757 metres, in the heart of large and beautiful forests, Bilstein-Aubure Castle overlooks the Strangbach valley....

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Ribeauvillé

An emblematic town of the Wine Route, between vineyards and mountains, Ribeauvillé combines well-being, gastronomy and medieval heritage.

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Three Castles of Ribeauvillé

Three Castles of Ribeauvillé

Nestling between the vineyards and the mountains, Ribeauvillé is a charming town which has preserved its historical heritage. In the...

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Three Castles of Ribeauvillé

Three Castles of Ribeauvillé

Nestling between the vineyards and the mountains, Ribeauvillé is a charming town which has preserved its historical heritage. In the 14th century, powerful lords decided to build the village walls and the castle. Leaving from Place de la République, you can discover other strongholds which overlook the town: Saint-Ulrich (11th-15th c.), Girsberg (13th c.) and Haut-Ribeaupierre (13th-15th c.) make up a very pleasant 3-hour ramble.


68150 Ribeauville

Cooperative Wine Cellar /Cave de Ribeauvillé

Cooperative Wine Cellar /Cave de Ribeauvillé

Oldest wine coop of France (1895).

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Cooperative Wine Cellar /Cave de Ribeauvillé

Cooperative Wine Cellar /Cave de Ribeauvillé

Oldest wine coop of France (1895).

2 route de Colmar
68150 Ribeauville
03 89 73 20 35

veronique.spitz@cave-ribeauville.com

www.vins-ribeauville.com

Hunawihr

On the Alsace Wine Route, nestled in a vineyard setting, the church and its fortified cemetery are well worth a...

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Discovery circuit of Hunawihr

Discovery circuit of Hunawihr

Located on the Alsace Wine Route, Hunawihr is a typical Alsace village set against a background of vineyards. Overlooking the...

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Discovery circuit of Hunawihr

Discovery circuit of Hunawihr

Located on the Alsace Wine Route, Hunawihr is a typical Alsace village set against a background of vineyards. Overlooking the village, the church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur (15th-16th centuries), surrounded with its walled cemetery, preserves an environment which remains intact and provides the perfect setting for this exceptional whole. The village consists of winegrower houses with their gable ends stretching out over the street. Most of these houses were built in the 16th to the 18th centuries (although there are a few dating back to the 15th century). In these houses, the stone-built ground floor served as a storeroom while the upper floor, usually timber-framed, was the dwelling. This landscape and architectural heritage makes Hunawihr one of the ”Most Beautiful Villages in France” (Plus Beaux Villages de France) . A little history...As legend would have it, Hunawihr was founded in the 7th century by Hunon and his wife Hune to whom Hunawihr owes its name. Hunon left the village to the Saint-Dié monastery in the Vosges. During the 13th century, Hunawihr formed part of the lands of the Lord of Riquewihr*, owned by the Bishops of Strasbourg who had granted it as a fiefdom to the lords of Horbourg*. In about 1324, the counts of Horbourg* sold their assets to the Count Ulrich of Wurttemberg*, their cousin. In 1397, count Eberhard II of Wurttemberg*, through his marriage to the heiress to the county of Montbéliard, enabled the powerful counts of Wurttemberg-Montbéliard* to remain owners of the Riquewihr seigneurie up until the French Revolution. The county of Wurttemberg was elevated to the rank of Duchy in 1495. On the 15th April 1520, the village church was designated as a pilgrim centre at the behest of Duke Ulrich VIII of Wurttemberg*, responding to a request from his subjects who sought to show their devotion to Hune. Hune was raised to the rank of saint because of her work with the poor (the legend tells us that Saint Hune would wash the clothes of the poor in the fountain that bears her name. She has also been attributed with miracles such as causing the fountain to spout wine during a bad grape harvest year). The church of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur in Hunawihr became a pilgrimage centre focusing on the relics of Saint Hune which were then kept in the church’s crypt. In 1534, Georges of Wurttemberg* introduced the Protestant religion into Hunawihr. Initially, the village followed the Zwingli (Swiss) inspired Reformation promoted by father Nicolas Koenig who had become a pastor (this pastor significantly helped propagate this movement to neighbouring villages). Georges of Wurttemberg’s successor imposed the Lutheran religion in 1559. In 1687, under Louis XIV, it again became possible to be a practicing Catholic in Hunawihr: the simultaneum was put in place and, to this day, the church is still in dual use by both the Protestant and Catholic communities.* lord(s) of the Holy German Roman Empire.


68150 Hunawihr

Grands Crus wine trail - Hunawihr

Grands Crus wine trail - Hunawihr

Self-guided Tour via informative signs. Guided tours during the summer. Guided tours in JULY and AUGUST, monday to friday at...

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Grands Crus wine trail - Hunawihr

Grands Crus wine trail - Hunawihr

Self-guided Tour via informative signs. Guided tours during the summer. Guided tours in JULY and AUGUST, monday to friday at 5pm. Followed by a wine cellar visit. Is part of the intercommunal trail "Les Perles du Vignoble"


68150 Hunawihr

Riquewihr

Between the ridges of the Vosges and the plain of Alsace, this magnificent medieval city, immortalised by the artist Hansi,...

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Kayserberg Castle

Its robust cylindrical keep erected in the vineyard of the illustrious city of Kayserberg, overlooks the Weiss Valley and the...

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Heritage discovery in and around Kaysersberg

Heritage discovery in and around Kaysersberg

As a family, discover the rich heritage of the Vosges Mountains: the woodworking trades of yesteryear, plenty of tools and...

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Heritage discovery in and around Kaysersberg

Heritage discovery in and around Kaysersberg

As a family, discover the rich heritage of the Vosges Mountains: the woodworking trades of yesteryear, plenty of tools and machines and a whole area dedicated to wooden games. Then, head out to discover the imperial city of Kaysersberg on a fun walk. Take a journey back to the time of fortified castles: a delight for all ages. Interested in these outings? Please contact our partners directly.

395 Lieu-dit La place
68910 Labaroche
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.lac-blanc.com

Trail - Kaysersberg Ammerschwihr

Trail - Kaysersberg Ammerschwihr

Discovery of 2 typical villages and 2 beautiful chapels, in one and the same walk. Departure at the car park...

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Trail - Kaysersberg Ammerschwihr

Trail - Kaysersberg Ammerschwihr

Discovery of 2 typical villages and 2 beautiful chapels, in one and the same walk. Departure at the car park (fee) Porte Basse, in the direction of St Wolfgang chapel. Discover the chapel St Flieger, then the friendly village of Ammerschwihr. Take the path of St Jacques, for the return to the car park. Document "Hiking Ideas" including 8 trails and 4 hikes for sale 2 € in the offices of the Office of Tourism.

Parking Porte Basse
68240 Kaysersberg Vignoble
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.kaysersberg.com

Kayserberg

A shining milestone on the Wine Route, it is one of the most charming cities in Alsace, with its cobbled...

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Bacchus Tour in the valley of Kaysersberg

Bacchus Tour in the valley of Kaysersberg

Discover the glories and marvels of Alsace in the Kaysersberg Valley. You will follow paths through the vineyards which have...

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Bacchus Tour in the valley of Kaysersberg

Bacchus Tour in the valley of Kaysersberg

Discover the glories and marvels of Alsace in the Kaysersberg Valley. You will follow paths through the vineyards which have made the reputation of the great wines of Alsace, and visit museums dedicated to these riches - not to omit the essential wine tasting !Level : The chosen walks are suitable for anyone in reasonable physical condition. Possible all the year round.Length of walks : 12 to 20 km per stage or 4 to 6½ hours walking per day - from 500-800 metres change in level.Equipment needed : Good walking shoes (avoid new shoes), rain protection, small back pack for your daily needs.

39 Rue du Gal de Gaulle
68240 Vallée de Kaysersberg
03 89 78 22 78

reservation@kaysersberg.com

reservation.kaysersberg.com

Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Turckheim

Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Turckheim

Cycling tour between plain and vineyard from La Poste de Kaysersberg in the direction of Turckheim. A journey punctuated with...

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Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Turckheim

Cycling tour - Kaysersberg Turckheim

Cycling tour between plain and vineyard from La Poste de Kaysersberg in the direction of Turckheim. A journey punctuated with beautiful views including that on the plain of Alsace with just in front of you, the castles of Ribeauvillé; And the Taennchel massif. Ideal stop to taste the wines of our winemakers!

39 rue du Géneral de Gaulle
68240 Kaysersberg Vignoble
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

Mystery in Kaysersberg - Treasure hunt

Mystery in Kaysersberg - Treasure hunt

In the year 1599, Félicien was a naughty little prankster. One night, using his father's skeleton key, he broke into...

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Mystery in Kaysersberg - Treasure hunt

Mystery in Kaysersberg - Treasure hunt

In the year 1599, Félicien was a naughty little prankster. One night, using his father's skeleton key, he broke into the shops and workshops of the town and stole tools and knapsacks from the artisans and shopkeepers. He soon realised his stupidity and fled to find a hiding place. Follow Rose and Louis as they look for him using the tools and knapsacks he dropped throughout the town. This treasure hunt will lead you through the medieval town centre of Kaysersberg as you discover the trades of the past.

39 rue du général de Gaulle
68240 Kaysersberg Vignoble
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.kaysersberg.com

Kientzheim

At the foot of the Vosges hills, near Kayserberg, it is the one and only Alsatian village to have retained...

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Mountain bike trail 12 - Vineyards of Kientzheim and Sigolsheim

Mountain bike trail 12 - Vineyards of Kientzheim and Sigolsheim

Start at the Espace Pluriel. Direction the Nécropole, a meletary cimetry in order to envoy the beautiful point of view....

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Mountain bike trail 12 - Vineyards of Kientzheim and Sigolsheim

Mountain bike trail 12 - Vineyards of Kientzheim and Sigolsheim

Start at the Espace Pluriel. Direction the Nécropole, a meletary cimetry in order to envoy the beautiful point of view. You will follow the hillsides of the Grand Cru “Schlossberg”, passage in Kientzheim where you will see a tank “Renard” of the Second World War.

12 rue St Jacques
68240 Sigolsheim
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.lac-blanc.com/lac-blanc-ete/velo-vtt

Hiking tour - Kientzheim Le chêne de la Chapelle

Hiking tour - Kientzheim Le chêne de la Chapelle

Walking between Vineyard and forest. Ascent through a forest of oaks to arrive on the heights of the Rocher des...

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Hiking tour - Kientzheim Le chêne de la Chapelle

Hiking tour - Kientzheim Le chêne de la Chapelle

Walking between Vineyard and forest. Ascent through a forest of oaks to arrive on the heights of the Rocher des Corbeaux and its beautiful viewpoint on the plain. Direction the Chêne de la Chapelle to go down to the village of Riquewihr. The return is made along the Vosgean piedmont and its vineyard.

Place du 11 ème RCA
68240 Kientzheim
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.kaysersberg.com

Wineck Castle

Anchored in the Wineck-Schlossberg grand cru vineyard, ‘the castle of the vines’ watched over by its robust belfry keep on...

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Hiking tour - Katzenthal The Sommerberg The Wineck

Hiking tour - Katzenthal The Sommerberg The Wineck

Pleasant walk to discover the hills under-Vosges, its vineyard but also these buildings of the Middle Ages. After the hillside...

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Hiking tour - Katzenthal The Sommerberg The Wineck

Hiking tour - Katzenthal The Sommerberg The Wineck

Pleasant walk to discover the hills under-Vosges, its vineyard but also these buildings of the Middle Ages. After the hillside of the Sommerberg Grand Cru and the heights of the village with the twisted bell tower from Niedermorschwihr, we enter the forest and end up on the viewpoint of Château du Wineck.

Place de la Mairie
68230 Katzenthal
03 89 78 22 78

info@kaysersberg.com

www.kaysersberg.com

Hiking tour from Lutzelhardt castle to Schoeneck and Wineck castles

Hiking tour from Lutzelhardt castle to Schoeneck and Wineck castles

Discover three castles in Alsace Verte: - Lutzelhardt: Ruin from the beginning of the 16th century including a small massive...

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Hiking tour from Lutzelhardt castle to Schoeneck and Wineck castles

Hiking tour from Lutzelhardt castle to Schoeneck and Wineck castles

Discover three castles in Alsace Verte:
- Lutzelhardt: Ruin from the beginning of the 16th century including a small massive square keep and the remains of several dwellings, wells, cisterns….
- Schoeneck: Castle built around 1200, restored in the 16th and 17th centuries and listed since December 28, 1984 in the Historical Monuments.
- Wineck: Vanguard post of Schoeneck castle, installed on a rocky ridge and dismantled at the end of the 17th century.


67510 Obersteinbach
03 88 80 89 70

office@niederbronn.com

www.niederbronn.com

Hohnack Castle

Almost touching the clouds at an altitude of more than 940 m to survey the valleys leading to Munster and...

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Turckheim

Jewels of the Alsace Wine Route, opening onto the Fecht valley below Munster, Turckheim stands out with the richness of...

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Pflixbourg Castle

Not far from Hohlandsbourg Castle, at an altitude of 454 m Pflixbourg Tower emerges from the canopy of Wintzenheim Forest...

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Hohlandsbourg Castle

Built against a natural mountain terrace rising to an altitude of 620 m, the Hohlandsbourg wall-walk offers a amazing 360°...

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Les jardins du château du Hohlandsbourg

Les jardins du château du Hohlandsbourg

Discover these gardens of aromatic, medicinal, vegetable and ornamental plants from the Middle Ages, with trussed hadge fences, wood bundles,...

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Les jardins du château du Hohlandsbourg

Les jardins du château du Hohlandsbourg

Discover these gardens of aromatic, medicinal, vegetable and ornamental plants from the Middle Ages, with trussed hadge fences, wood bundles, rock gardens...

Route des cinq châteaux
68920 Wintzenheim
03 89 30 10 20

chateau-hohlandsbourg@wanadoo.fr

www.chateau-hohlandsbourg.com

Hagueneck Castle

In the opulent forest overlooking Wettolsheim, nestled at the bottom of a secluded valley at an altitude of 420 m,...

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Eguisheim

Ranked among the most beautiful villages in France and ‘Favourite Village of the French in 2013’, Eguisheim is a small...

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Eguisheim Castles

The three castle keeps outlined against Schlossberg Hill overlook Eguisheim and the Alsace plain at an altitude of 591m.

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Rouffach

Between Guebwiller and Colmar, tucked away in the heart of the vineyard, the opulent Rouffach Castle reigns over the Mediterranean-type...

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Rouffach-Self guided tour (32 km)

Rouffach-Self guided tour (32 km)

Distance : 32 km Level : Easy Time : 3 hours + break Orientation mode: smartphone application (free and easy...

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Rouffach-Self guided tour (32 km)

Rouffach-Self guided tour (32 km)

Distance : 32 km
Level : Easy
Time : 3 hours + break
Orientation mode: smartphone application (free and easy to use)

Type of adapted bike: e-bike touring/trekking, regular bike

This walk is ideal for vineyard lovers who want to discover the Alsatian landscapes. Nestling at an altitude of 380 metres, admire the panoramic views of the Alsace plain, the Black Forest and the Swiss Alps.

You can also stop at a Winstub, a traditional Alsatian restaurant or picnic along the Lauch. A tour full of history and culture, visit the church of Notre Dame de Rouffach and the birthplace of Isenbourg. Perfect for epicureans, you can enjoy the many wineries along the route and stop for a wine tasting.

3 rue de Pairis
68420 Eguisheim
0369459270

contact@alsacyclo.tours

alsacyclotours.alsace/

Rouffach, city of the Renaissance

Rouffach, city of the Renaissance

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates...

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Rouffach, city of the Renaissance

Rouffach, city of the Renaissance

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.


68250 Rouffach
03 89 78 53 15

info@ot-rouffach.com

www.ot-rouffach.com

Wildenstein Castle

Reflected in the waters of Kruth-Wildenstein Lake, on a summit at an altitude of 670 m, the ruins of this...

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Hugstein Castle

Perched on a rocky promontory at an altitude of 389 m between Buhl and Guebwiller, the castle watches over the...

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Engelbourg Castle

With its eye always wide open watching over the Thur valley, at an altitude of 443 m it surveys the...

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Farmhouse inn Thannerhubel

Farmhouse inn Thannerhubel

This summer farm built of local stone dates back to 1790. Situated on the mountainside, it overlooks the Thur valley,...

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Farmhouse inn Thannerhubel

Farmhouse inn Thannerhubel

This summer farm built of local stone dates back to 1790. Situated on the mountainside, it overlooks the Thur valley, the Alsace plain and beyond, the Black Forest. Here, no typical mountain meal: Renée-Laure, Serge and their daughter, Lucile, will offer you varied specialities according to the periodic availability of their products: stew, beef bourguignon, baekaoffa, terrines, pâtés and cold meats entirely prepared with meat of their livestock. Ample panoramic terrace during the summer.Access on foot: Col du Hundsrück (30 minutes), Masevaux and Thann (2:30 hours) Access by car: Via the entrance of the Thann and Masevaux valleys. Take the Col du Hundsrück and then follow the forest road for 6,5 km. Leave your This summer farm built of local stone dates back to 1790. Situated on the mountainside, it overlooks the Thur valley, the Alsace plain and beyond, the Black Forest. Here, no typical mountain meal: Renée-Laure, Serge and their daughter, Lucile, will offer you varied specialities according to the periodic availability of their products: stew, beef bourguignon, baekaoffa, terrines, pâtés and cold meats entirely prepared with meat of their livestock. Capacity: 50 covers in 2 rooms. Ample panoramic terrace during the summer.Access on foot: Col du Hundsrück (30 minutes), Masevaux and Thann (2:30 hours) Access by car: Via the entrance of the Thann and Masevaux valleys. Take the Col du Hundsrück and then follow the forest road for 6,5 km. Leave your car in the parking, situated downhill from the farm (10 minutes on foot)


68620 Bitschwiller-lès-Thann
03 89 38 11 93

rl.wittmer@orange.fr

www.thannerhubel.fr

Ferrette

Pleasantly encamped on a small Jurassic cluse protecting the rich valleys of the Alsatian Jura, the eponymous castle of the...

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The legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette treasure trail

The legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette treasure trail

Discover the game of the legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette in the free mobile phone application ""On the Trail...

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The legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette treasure trail

The legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette treasure trail

Discover the game of the legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette in the free mobile phone application ""On the Trail of the Treasures of Alsace!"", available on iPhone and Android, this fun application identifies many tourist and recreational routes throughout Alsace.
With the game Legend of the Dwarfs of Ferrette, find your way via clues at each step of the process, answer the questions, reconstitute important pieces on the screen of your smartphone in order to find the treasure and perhaps get a reward at the end of the game! Discover this small medieval town nestled in the foothills of the Alsatian Jura ... This town with a prestigious past will charm you with its narrow and romantic paths that lead to the lofty ruins of Ferrette Castle and the famous Cave of the Dwarfs!
To download the application there are various possibilities: directly in the appstore or Playstore of your smartphone or tablet (search for ""On the Trail of the Treasures of Alsace"" and download the application), or use your mobile browser by typing the linkhttp://bit.ly/jouer-alsace
(Then download the application).
So now it's up to you to play!

3a route de Lucelle
68480 Ferrette
03 89 08 23 88

Hike: Ferrette Castle and the Cave of the Dwarfs

Hike: Ferrette Castle and the Cave of the Dwarfs

Hike around the medieval town of Ferrette: explore the upper town, the lower and upper castle, Loechenfelsen (the pierced rock),...

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Hike: Ferrette Castle and the Cave of the Dwarfs

Hike: Ferrette Castle and the Cave of the Dwarfs

Hike around the medieval town of Ferrette: explore the upper town, the lower and upper castle, Loechenfelsen (the pierced rock), Kanzel (the throne), Heidelfluh (the pagan rock) and the Dwarfs' Plateau and Cave. Topo-guide on sale at the Tourist Information Centre.


68480 Ferrette
03 89 08 23 88

info@sundgau-sudalsace.fr

www.sundgau-sudalsace.fr

Landskron Castle

Near the Swiss border and perched at an altitude of 340 meters, Landskron Castle overlooks three border countries. At the...

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Eurovélo 6: Basel-Schaffhausen

Eurovélo 6: Basel-Schaffhausen

The EuroVélo 6 Basel-Schaffhausen is a 100 km cycle track along the Rhine linking the 2 towns. It runs along...

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Eurovélo 6: Basel-Schaffhausen

Eurovélo 6: Basel-Schaffhausen

The EuroVélo 6 Basel-Schaffhausen is a 100 km cycle track along the Rhine linking the 2 towns. It runs along the banks of the Rhine through the beautiful city of Basel.


4001 Bâle
03 89 70 04 49

www.eurovelo6.org

The city of Basel

The city of Basel

Basel is a cultural city with a rich history. The visitor has no less than 40 museums to choose from....

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The city of Basel

The city of Basel

Basel is a cultural city with a rich history. The visitor has no less than 40 museums to choose from. Not to be missed: the Tinguely fountain, the zoo, the Cathedral, the Pfalz (the Cathedral terrace), the Rhine port, the Messeturm (Basel Trade Fair Tower), the Mittlere Brücke, one of the oldest bridges over the Rhine built in 1226, the market square and the City Hall with its Renaissance column and multi-coloured roof, the Gate of Spalen...


4010 Bâle

Morimont Castle

Displaying its white limestone framework at an altitude of 522 m, on the borders of the Alsatian Jura between Oberlarg...

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