Within a radius of 25 km around the Pays d'Eguisheim and Rouffach, discover L'Alsace Essentielle.

Luscious vineyards, panoramas across the Vosges, charming towns and villages and the pleasant banks of the Rhine: l'Alsace Essentielle invites you to friendly, timeless Alsace, just as bubbly as its sparkling wines.

Visit l'Alsace Essentielle and experience the essence of Alsace. Heritage, nature, culture and the art of living, under the watchful eye of the singing crickets, who are tamer than they appear to be l'Alsace Essentielle is full of surprises!



The walks are peppered with discoveries and experiences: Colmar and its exceptional architectural and cultural heritage, Éguisheim and Kaysersberg, voted “Most Popular French Villages”, Riquewihr and Hunawihr, which figure amongst “France’s Finest Villages” …not forgetting the fortifications in Neuf-Brisach, Vauban’s ideal town, on the Unesco World Heritage List. Your experience of Alsace will be a gourmet one, combining discovery of the colourful markets, typical Winstubs, farmhouse meals at the inn and restaurants awarded Michelin Guide stars.

The Alsace Wine Route will take you from Rouffach’s “dry hills” to the hillsides of Haut-Koenigsbourg. An opportunity to meet winegrowers for a tasting session in the cellars at the heart of the vineyards.

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