Tour on the alsace wine route

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureTHANN (68)

For 4 days, we invite you to discover the Alsace wine route. This famous tourist route was inaugurated in 1953.

It extends over 170 kilometers between Marlenheim Thann and includes 170 municipalities.

Thann, the beginning of the Alsace wine route

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We suggest you start this tour to explore the Route des Vins d'Alsace through the village of Thann. After entering the Church of St. Theobald, a jewel of Gothic art in Alsace towards the tower witches. Inside, you will visit a museum that will show you the Alsatian vineyards and different geological aspects of the vine.

Then you will visit the Museum Friends of Thann. Discover the history of the city as well as local traditions.

Museum of Alsace

Finally, you will discover the museum of Alsace. In this lively village recreated from scratch, you can experience authentic Alsatian buildings. Costumed actors will make you live traditional work area using old tools.

Accommodation nearby

au-relais-d-alsace rouffach

Au Relais d'Alsace

  • Rouffach
  • 03 89 49 66 32
hotel-spa-les-violettes jungholtz

Hôtel & Spa les Violettes

  • Jungholtz
  • 03 89 76 91 19
camping-des-sources wattwiller

Camping des Sources

  • Wattwiller
  • 03 89 75 44 94
auberge-du-cheval-blanc westhalten

Auberge du Cheval Blanc

  • Westhalten
  • 03 89 47 01 16

Colmar, the capital of Alsace wines.

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You will start the second day by Eguisheim. This is one of the most beautiful villages in France. You will love the beautiful houses with pointed roofs, by the bright colors and half-timbered facades.


Then you go to Colmar, the capital of Alsace wines. Come enjoy the "Little Venice", a very authentic part of the city. Do not miss the Church of St. Martin, where unfold some beautiful terraces in summer, the Church of the Dominicans or the Pfister House. You necessarily do a detour Unterlinden Museum where you will discover the steps in the evolution of man through a large number of elements.

Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel La Maison des Têtes

  • Colmar
  • 03 8 9 24 4 3 43
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Ibis Budget Colmar

  • Colmar
  • 03 90 50 54 96
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Hôtel de l'Ange

  • Niedermorschwihr
  • 03 89 27 05 73

The most beautiful villages in France

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To start the day, we suggest you go to Riquewihr. You can admire the beautiful scenery of the Rhine Valley. Then you take the direction of the Museum of Thieves' Tower and House Vigneron. Include exploring the work of Cooper and winemaker.

Castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg

Then you'll enter the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. You can discover the history of the building. Entertainment is offered throughout the year. Note that this monument offers a magnificent panorama over the plain of Alsace.


To end this day, Hunawihr. Start your visit at the main street lined with half-timbered houses. You can enter homes that offer wine tastings. You can also visit the fortified church of the 14th century.

Accommodation nearby

hotel-restaurant-au-lion ribeauville

Hôtel Restaurant au Lion

  • Ribeauville
  • 03 89 73 67 69
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Hôtel L'Orayé

  • Ammerschwihr
  • 03 89 73 22 00
hotel-de-l-ange niedermorschwihr

Hôtel de l'Ange

  • Niedermorschwihr
  • 03 89 27 05 73
hotel-restaurant-au-parc-des-cigognes kintzheim

Hôtel Restaurant au Parc des Cigognes

  • Kintzheim
  • 03 88 92 05 94

Very charming towns

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During the fourth day, you take the direction of Barr. Feel free to stroll through the historic center remarkably preserved, which has many beautiful half-timbered houses.


Then, go find Itterswiller. This village is prestigious gastronomic. You can enjoy the "Fruehmess" specialty of the town. Obernai, you will discover the charm of this city. Do not miss the market square, the Town Hall, the Corn Exchange, the Belfry or the Well Six buckets. Note that in October, vintners Obernai put the spotlight on the new wine at the Festival d'Automne.


It is Marlenheim that ends the famous Alsace wine route. You will find many half-timbered houses from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century and enter the church Sainte Richarde.

Accommodation nearby

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Hostellerie de l'Etoile

  • Wasselonne
  • 03 88 87 03 02
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Restaurant La Petite Auberge

  • Rosheim
  • 03 88 50 40 60
mister-bed ostwald

Mister Bed

  • Ostwald
  • 03 88 66 77 74
hotel-les-alizes lipsheim

Hôtel les Alizés

  • Lipsheim
  • 03 88 59 02 00

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