If you are going to be in Alsace region or even in Europe and you enjoy great food, you owe it to yourself to find a way to get to L'Arnsbourg in Baerenthal. Everything from the beautiful drive through little French towns and pine forests, and seeing shaggy-haired cows grazing by the road is enough to make you feel like you are stepping into a different time, a different place, a different experience. My husband and I traveled first visited this gem many years ago when we were living in Asia and missing French food. At that time we stayed in Hotel K and dined at the restaurant for dinner. Priceless experience. Although we eat out at amazing restaurants often, we still talk about our meal from L'arnsbourg way back when.
Eat at the restaurant and stay at the hotel. But you must book early. Couple weeks ago we were driving through the area with a friend and wanted to stop over for lunch. Unfortunately, they were completely booked. We were so sad and disappointed. But now we know that the word has gotten out and you must have reservations. We plan to take another trip specifically to Baerenthal just so we can stay at the hotel and dine at this incredible restaurant. If you are the type, like me, who will travel to a specific place just for the food or hotel, then this place should be on your 'must do' list.
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