Tour to discover alsace

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureSTRASBOURG (67)
Details

For 6 days, you will discover the Alsace. It is the third most densely populated region in metropolitan France.

Alsace is divided into two departments: the Lower Rhine in the north and the Upper Rhine in the south.


A day at Strasbourg

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Start your day by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral. This is one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in Europe. Not far away is the museum of the work of Notre Dame. It will prompt you for a walk through seven centuries of art in the region.

At noon, the large park of the Orangerie will be the perfect place for an impromptu picnic.

Then go to the adjacent lanes. Four of the most beautiful streets up the "golden triangle". In Christmas time, you will discover extraordinary scenery.

Then, towards the Alsatian Museum. Inside, you'll discover thousands of objects of rural life in Alsace eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

In the evening, you are advised to test typical restaurants: Bierstub and winstub.


Accommodation nearby

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East Hôtel

  • Hoenheim
  • 03 88 81 02 10
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Mister Bed

  • Ostwald
  • 03 88 66 77 74
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Hôtel les Alizés

  • Lipsheim
  • 03 88 59 02 00
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Le Verger de Bischwiller

  • Bischwiller
  • 03 88 63 02 02

The city with four flowers

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Earlier in the day, towards the capital of Alsace wines, Colmar. But before entering the city, take a detour through the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. Located 620 meters above sea level, you have a great view.

Finally get to Colmar, you will discover the Unterlinden Museum, one of the most visited museums in France. Inside, you can see the Isenheim Altarpiece and collections of paintings, sculptures and objets d'art from the twelfth and sixteenth centuries.

Discover also the elegant timbered houses that are in the city center.

To end the day, towards the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. You will see the bastions, you can stroll in the upper garden, or visit the home with living rooms and a dungeon.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant au Parc des Cigognes

  • Kintzheim
  • 03 88 92 05 94
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Hostellerie Abbaye de la Pommeraie

  • Selestat
  • 03 88 92 07 84
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Hôtel Restaurant au Lion

  • Ribeauville
  • 03 89 73 67 69
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Hôtel les Pres d'Ondine

  • Baldenheim
  • 03 88 58 04 60

The Manchester French

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During the third day, you will visit Mulhouse, which is nicknamed the "French Manchester".

Classified city of art and history, the city has some famous museums. First, enter the city of the automobile. More than 400 car models are on display. You can also start a vintage car to crank and change a wheel in F1.

Then, towards the largest museum devoted to European railways. You will see more than a hundred trains and locomotives, the oldest locomotive of the European continent.

To end the day, go in the center. You will discover the Hotel de Ville Rhenish Renaissance style, the Temple Saint Etienne with its stained glass windows of the fourteenth century or the Place de la Réunion and its colorful facades.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Coquelicot

  • Burnhaupt-le-haut
  • 03 89 83 10 10
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Hôtel Restaurant de la Poste

  • Bantzenheim
  • 03 89 83 34 34
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Camping des Sources

  • Wattwiller
  • 03 89 75 44 94
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Hôtel & Spa les Violettes

  • Jungholtz
  • 03 89 76 91 19

A tiny village

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You will discover a reconstruction of a real Alsatian village. In the museum of Alsace, you will be welcomed throughout the day by villagers who will accompany you through the village (cooks, teachers, farmers, peasants, fishermen ...).

Then, discover one of the national monuments of the First World War the best preserved today in Wattwiller. The Old Armand (Hartmannswillerkopf) recounts one of the bloodiest battles that took in France. It is a place of memory for French and German soldiers who died during the conflict.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping des Sources

  • Wattwiller
  • 03 89 75 44 94
hotel-spa-les-violettes jungholtz

Hôtel & Spa les Violettes

  • Jungholtz
  • 03 89 76 91 19
le-coquelicot burnhaupt-le-haut

Le Coquelicot

  • Burnhaupt-le-haut
  • 03 89 83 10 10
au-relais-d-alsace rouffach

Au Relais d'Alsace

  • Rouffach
  • 03 89 49 66 32

Abbey cheese

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Home cheese honors Munster cheese and pastoral traditions of the Valley. Over 2,000 m², you will learn the cheese and the traditional skills of the Munster Valley.

Then, towards the museum Theodore Deck. The 500 exhibits will prove the expertise of this man who is among the biggest names in Art History from the fire.

Finish your day by visiting the abbey of Murbach. Founded in 728, it was one of the four largest of the Holy Roman Empire. Today, there remains only the apse and choir, which are beautiful.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-spa-les-violettes jungholtz

Hôtel & Spa les Violettes

  • Jungholtz
  • 03 89 76 91 19
au-relais-d-alsace rouffach

Au Relais d'Alsace

  • Rouffach
  • 03 89 49 66 32
camping-des-sources wattwiller

Camping des Sources

  • Wattwiller
  • 03 89 75 44 94
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Auberge du Cheval Blanc

  • Westhalten
  • 03 89 47 01 16

The small-stone of the building

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The Castle is a medieval castle Kintzheim beautifully restored. While visiting the area, you can spend a fun time together raptors and discover the local heritage. Then you can also stroll through the English park, which contains more than 120 remarkable trees.

Finally, finish this tour and discover the castle of La Petite Pierre. Inside, you can see the exhibition "The Adventure of the Vosges du Nord" and discover the history of the castle and of this beautiful region.

Balance

This tour that we have proposed is not only possible to discover Alsace. We tried to make it as pleasant as possible.

You can also visit our other Alsace circuits.


Accommodation nearby

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Hostellerie de l'Etoile

  • Wasselonne
  • 03 88 87 03 02



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