Stunning Alsace villages
Romantic getaways, wine tourism, family holidays: there’s always a good reason to visit Alsace and explore its stunning villages with their traditional and truly unique architecture on the Alsace Wine Route.
Admire the village of Eguisheim, one of the most beautiful villages in France and winner of France’s favourite village in 2013. Enjoy its gentle pace of life in its picturesque streets. Located on the Alsace Wine Route, Eguisheim is home to colourful half-timbered houses, decorated with flowers, peaceful courtyards, a church, chapels and châteaux. This unique setting inspired the Walt Disney version of Beauty and The Beast and is the ultimate place for a stroll to enjoy the typically stunning sights of Alsace! Eguisheim Tourist Information Centre
Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé
To the north of Eguisheim, the villages of Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé, on the Alsace Wine Route, are two must-see destinations during your time in Alsace.
Riquewihr overlooks the Alsace plain and boasts impressive architectural, historical and religious heritage including the remains of the Bilstein and châteaux, their ramparts and traditional Alsace houses, classified as historic monuments.
A few kilometres from there, in the foothills of the Vosges mountains, visitors will love Ribeauvillé’s welcoming feel and beautiful architecture. This village is also home to several historic monuments, including Saint-Ulrich château which overlooks the village, the church of Saint-Grégoire and the dungeon of Haut-Ribeaupierre.