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Fox and Grapes - A stunning view on the vineyards

Comfortable couch in the living room
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
12 reviews
Comfortable couch in the living room
Dining area
Location of the apt in the medieval house
A characterful bath room with large walk in shower
Kitchen and dining corner
Kitchen with high quality equipment
A wonderful view on the vineyards
Romantic bedroom with comfortable Queen size bed (160 x 200 cm)
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Riquewihr, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est
The "Fox & the Grapes" is aptly named. The famous Fox has always been around Riquewihr, on the paths on the edge of forests and vineyards. In the French classical literature there is a famous fable by Jean de la Fontaine called the Fox and the Grapes.

The nod to the fable is even easier than this charming apartment, romantic and comfortable to perfection, has a great location, on the first floor of our big Renaissance house on the ramparts of the year 1291, with stunning views over the famous Grand Cru vineyards of Schoenenbourg. This holiday apartment (gite) is ideal for a stay in Riquewihr, in any season, especially for those interested in wine and vine work. In fall, you will have front row seats for the harvest!

Thanks to its west and north direction, the apartment has both a good light (sun in the afternoon) and a rem...
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About the Owner, Jean-Paul K
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2009
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 74 reviews and 6 properties
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David1416
Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014 for a stay in August 2013

This property even outdoes the impressive presentation on their website. I stayed for one week during a 10 week self-drive tour of France and it ranks at the top of the list of my stays. All the facilities required for self catering are provided and the decor is very much in keeping with the atmosphere of beautiful Riquewihr. Great views of the Grand Cru Schoenenbourg vineyard from the living room and bedroom.Valerie mans an office...

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Sandy M
Sidney, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We loved our stay in this beautiful little "gite"! But most of all, we loved the manager there, Valerie. During our stay in Riquewihr, we were involved in an auto accident. Fortunately, not our fault, but without Valerie guiding us through all the red tape, speaking to the car rental people, advising us as to proper procedure, it would have been a nightmare, because English is rarely spoken in this area. Valerie went far and...

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Management response:

We are so pleased to hear that Valérie, our house manager, could help you with all that unpleasant procedure following your accident. We are trying our best to provide good...

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kimwise
Golden, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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The little apartment in Requiwiiehr is imacculate and well suited for a stay in the quaint medieval village. We enjoyed the living space and the kitchen. Valerie was wonderful and a big help to us when we asked any questions. Thanks for letting us stay in your wonderful apartment!

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Thank you for staying with us! The Fox and Grapes apartment is facing the most famous vineyard of the village. An interesting observation point when the harvest time is coming....

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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€139
$936
€875
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Fees
  • Bed linen, towels and final cleaning: $63 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Although renting apartments is normally by the week we try to be as flexible as possible.
Our minimum stay is 3 nights excepting during holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year when the minimum is 5 nights.
To be able to maintain that flexibility we have one request: Arrival / departure dates / days should not generate any gap of 1-2 nights with existing bookings shown on the calendars. No check-in or check-out on Christmas Day, 1rst of January and Easter Sunday.
Thank you for your kind understanding.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Basel: 49.7 mi
Railway: Colmar: 8.1 mi
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