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MUST-SEE PLACES - TOURISM IN ALSACE

  • cigogne
  • Chateau de Kaysersberg
  • Ecomusee d'Alsace
  • Lac des Truites
  • Musee du chemin de fer
  • volerie des Aigles
  • Riquewihr

Alsace is a region where the heritage is very rich and diverse : culture, past, gastronomy, nature. There are just a few ‘must-see’ places to visit during your stay !

Towns and Cities :

  • Eguisheim, Gueberschwihr, Colmar, Niedermorschwihr, Turckheim, Kaysersberg, Hunawihr, Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé, Bergheim …

Castles :

  • The 5 castles of Husseren Les Châteaux- if you only want to visit one, go to the Hohlandsberg (entrance fee).
  • The 3 Castles of Ribeauvillé : le St Ulrich, Le Giesberg, le Haut Ribeaupierre (walk in a nice forest, the St Ulrich is the most beautiful out of the three. It is possible to get to it by the Notre Dame of Dusenbach monestary.
  • Le Haut Koenigsbourg (entrée payante)
  • a fortified church in Hunawihr

Museums :

  • Unterlinden in Colmar : contemporary and modern paintings ( including the famous altarpiece by Matias Grunenwald), the archeological discoveries from the prehistoric period till today, Alsatian Arts and Crafts.
  • Toy Museum in Colmar : toys from yesterday and today ( for children and adults).
  • The Train Museum in Mulhouse : The technological evolution of the train from steam engine to electric.
  • The Automobile Museum in Mulhouse : ( the former Schlumpf): for the car buffs!
  • Winery Museum and the Alsacian wines in the castle of the Brotherhood St. Etienne in Kientzheim ( Haut Rhin)
  • Folkmuseum in Ungersheim : a real village reenacted from the remains of an old Alsatian architecture –condemned to destruction and eventually saved. A number of shows are offered. And they give us a better idea of what the lifestyle was like for the Ancients, here in Alsace.
  • Electropolis in Mulhouse : all on the magic of electricity ( experiments and a look at a steam-powered generator dating from 1901...memorable !!
  • The Alsace-Moselle Memorial in Schirmeck : a historic and interactive path in the twist and turns ‘s destiny of Alsace- Moselle from 1870 till today with a room dedicated entirely to the reconciliation between the French and the Germans and the construction of the European community.

Nature Hikes :

  • Kaysersberg, the Crow’s Rock, the St. Alexis (4h)
  • The Bonhomme, the Devin’s Pond, the "Tête des Faux", the Village of the Bonhomme (3h)
  • Lac Blanc tour : the contrast between the lower plains and the mountainous regions
  • The Lakes tour : Blanc, Noir and Du Forlet and Vert (5h)
  • The Wormsa valley (very beautiful ice valley )
  • The Hohneck, the Altenweiher lake, The Schiesrott Lake, the Hohneck. (6h)
  • The Wettstein mountain pass, Du Forlet Lake , The Lac Noir and the Wettstein mountain Pass (3h)

Bike Tours

  • Wine tour : Numerous bike paths
  • Kaysersberg, Aubure, Ribeauvillé Mountain Pass, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg
  • Numerous tours for mountain bikes.

Amusement Parks and other curiosities in the region

  • The Eagles flight in Kintzheim in the Bas Rhin, shows with Eagles in flight
  • Monkey mountain zoo in Kintzheim : The Atlas Monkeys roam freely in an open environment.
  • Stork Park in Hunawihr : serves as a way to reintroduce storks into Alsace and has a show with sea lions, otters and seals.
  • Silver Mines of St Louis Eisenthur in St Marie aux Mines, ancient 16th century mine.
  • Mining Park, TELLURE, Center of Exploration of Underground Worlds : a touristic sight, historical center shown as a part of the silver mines historical sites.
  • The steam train : departure from Cernay
  • The tour of the night watchman in Turkheim : every night at 10 pm
  • Scenery perspective : Schlucht mountain pass, the Mount Hohneck, the Grand Ballon Mountain
  • Europa Park, a famous Amusement Park in Germany with no cause to be jealous of the Euro Disney in Paris
  • The Stork Park in Kintzheim : (Bas Rhin) animals, carousels, a little train for children..
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