To see - to do

Here is a small overview of activities and discoveries that you can do around. Many walks in the forest, pleasant hilly trails with views and remains of castles in pink sandstone.

 

3 to 15 minutes by car

  • ROCK OF DABO

- majestic pink sandstone spur surmounted by the chapel Saint-Léon and offering a remarkable panorama on the blue line of the Vosges

  • SCHLEIF COL

- walk, hike, mountain bike, ...

- picnic area, barbecue ...

  • CIRCUIT OF GOD BALDUR

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  • CIRCUIT OF FALKENFELS TROGLODYTE HOUSES

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  • LUTZELBOURG:

- Walking or cycling along the Marne-Rhine canal, boat rental

- medieval castle in pink sandstone

- Inclined plane of Saint-Louis / Arzviller: single boat lift in Europe which replaces 17 locks. Possibility of visit and boat trip. Alpine toboggan nearby: 500m descent.

- crystal works: sale and workshop open to the public (commented demonstration of blown glass).

 

15 à 30 minutes by car

  • ALSACE WINE ROUTE

- from Marlenheim to Colmar, a buccolistic route to discover winegrowers and visit many villages

  • PHALSBOURG

- shops and local services, doctors, pharmacies

- restaurants (starred, family kitchen, pizzeria, creperie, Asian, ...) and bars

- historical museum and classified monuments

- cinema and media library

- Bowling

- theater festival in July and foie gras festival in december

- Brunnenthal Botanical Trail

- highway exit

  • SAVERNE

- Rohans castle (museum, exhibitions and shows)

- picturesque pedestrian street, shops and restaurants, beautiful half-timbered houses

- Marne-Rhine canal: marina, boat and bicycle rentals, animations

- nautical center Oceanide: indoor and outdoor pool, water slide, jacuzzi, sauna

- cinema

- TGV station

- Haut-Barr castle: old fortress. Panoramic view of the Vosges and the plain of Alsace

- Botanical garden in the Col de Saverne: 2.5 ha, 20 species of orchids, plants and remarkable trees

- alpine garden of the cave Saint-Vit: pleasant walk in the forest and arrival in a colorful garden overlooking a cave-chapel.

  • MARMOUTIER

- Romanesque abbey: magnificent facade of the 12th century, archaeological crypt, organ concerts Silbermann

- Museum of Alsatian heritage and Judaism, guided tours

  • SARREBOURG

- Chapel of the Cordeliers which shelters a monumental stained glass window of Chagall

- museum (archeology, faience and porcelain, art)

- aquatic Center

- golf

- cinema

- leisure center (pond with supervised bathing in summer)

  • LANGATTE

- beautiful shaded and landscaped beach at the edge of the stock pond and supervised bathing in summer

- Leisure center with wellness area and bowling

 

30 à 45 minutes by car

  • CENTER-PARK

- Domaine des Trois-Forêts: the newest and largest Center Park. Possible access to the day at the Aqua Mundo, huge tropical pool with exotic decor and many spaces suitable for all the family

  • HOLY CROSS PARK

- first animal park of European wildlife educational and fun. Go meet more than 100 species of animals living in semi-freedom and including several packs of wolves.

  • GRAUFTHAL

- troglodyte houses

  • THE SMALL STONE

- picturesque city in the heart of the Regional Park of Vosges du Nord. Castle built on a rocky outcrop, old pedestrian town. Jazz festival in August.

  • NEUVILLER the SAVERNE

- abbey church with Romanesque and Gothic architecture, 16th century tapestry

  • KIRWILLER

Royal Palace cabaret: one of the biggest music halls in France which welcomes 200 000 visitors every year

  • HOCHFELDEN

- Alsatian brewery Météor who organizes guided tours in summer with tastings

  • STRASBOURG

Cultural and historical capital of the Bas-Rhin, the essential step of your stay.

- the cathedral: masterpiece of Gothic art in pink sandstone and its astronomical clock

- UNESCO World Heritage city center

- Boat trips on the canals to discover the historic districts and the European institutions

- Petite-France district, the most picturesque of old Strasbourg

- numerous museums and cultural activities

- Christmas market in December: with 300 chalets spread over 12 sites, in the heart of the city, it is one of the oldest and one of the largest in Europe. It perpetuates the tradition of a traditional Alsatian Christmas, authentic and warm, in which you will find handicrafts, regional food products and typical decorations.

  • WINGEN on MODER

- Lalique museum: glass and crystal collection, creations by the artist

 

From 1h to 1h30 by car

  • MONT SAINTE ODILE

- 13th century monastery, high place of pilgrimage and prayers, overlooking the plain of Alsace and departure of beautiful hikes

  • HIGH KOENIGSBOURG

- famous medieval castle in pink sandstone. Guided tours and animations for children.

  • KINTZHEIM

- eagle flying: at the foot of the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, breeding center for large raptors. Impressive show in free flight.

- mountain of the monkeys: walk in the heart of a community of macaques free in a forest of 20ha

  • EUROPAPARK

- One of the largest amusement parks in Europe located in Rust, Germany

  • BADEN-BADEN

- pretty city in Germany where there are hot springs and a casino

  • COLMAR

- city of great architectural and cultural wealth

- Unterlinden Museum

- big organic fair in May and wine fair in August

- do not miss the visit of typical villages around: Eguisheim (elected favorite village of the French), Kaysersberg, Riquewihr, ...

- Walks on the Vosges mountains, ski resorts in winter

  • METZ

Capital of Lorraine

- Center Pompidou: large museum of modern art and contemprain

- beautiful Gothic cathedral

  • AMNEVILLE

- large leisure complex: one of the largest zoos in Europe, indoor ski slope open all year, thermal baths and wellness center, adventure park

  • NANCY

- Place Stanislas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

- many museums

 

This list is not exhaustive, the region is still home to many treasures to discover ...

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