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Route des vins d'Alsace

From Marlenheim to Thann, France
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Ranked #6 of 255 Attractions in Alsace
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving, Wine tasting
Description: A beautiful 75-mile drive through the Alsace filled with medieval châteaux and wine vineyards.
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Philadelphia, PA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We got on the southern tip of the Vin d'Alsace Road at Mulhouse and traveled north to our hotel in Bergheim, before turning west toward Natzweiler the next day. The route is marked intermittently with nice, brown signs that read "Vin d'Alsace", but we occasionally found ourselves unsure of whether we were still on the official route at several junctures... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Strasbourg and 2 nights in Colmar. During that period, we visited Obernai, Barr, Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr. The picturesque villages, the vineyards and the culture of wine fulfilled our days with their beauty and charm. What a wonderful world we discover.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Medieval walled villages nestled between vinyards in the foothills and mountains - bordered by the Vosges forests. Just magical. And fabulous wines and great people.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First time I have been to Alsace, stayed with new In-laws in Wintzenheim, most beautiful countryside and towns.

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A days trawling along the route stopping where our fancy took us. We actually preferred some of the smaller less touristy villages.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of the highlights of our trip! The beauty of the mountains in the background, vineyards surrounding you, and the picturesque villages you drive through is not to be missed in your vidit to Alsace. The four favorite towns were Rosheim, Obernai, Eguisheim, and Kayserberg.

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Basel, Switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Beautiful vineyards and a great drive on a sunny day with good music :) Plus the wine tasting experience added to the delight! Would strongly recommend spending time in Eguisheim, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg and Ribeauville...

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Leuven, Belgium
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

you like wine, and especially white white wine? then you should not miss the following The Route of the Wine. taste and buy as much as you like, the people are very nice, most of them speak also German (except the French of course) and if they see you really struggle manage to explain you also something in English. The... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

From Saint-Hippolyte to Riquewihr was an amazing adventure. Unfortunately we went in "off-season" so it was pretty chilly and there weren't any grapes on the vines...but driving through, you can only picture what it would be like in the spring/summer. We only had two days to explore the area. We started by visiting Haut Koeningsbourg castle in Orschwiller, France located... More

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North Wales
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Our Alsation Wine tour was ok but rain made it impossible to see the Heiligenstein vinyards and the town of Obernai which is at the foot of the Vosges Mountains properly. This was a pity but we did enjoy our tour of the wine cellar and the wine tasting. The wine was extremely good and much better than what we... More

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