Eguisheim, the heart of the Alsatian Vineyard

Eguisheim is a medieval village, recognized for centuries for its vineyard ; and its exceptional colorful houses(promoted most beautiful village flowered of Europe in 2006 and “village préféré des français” in 2013).

Eguisheim is located in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards with traditional houses in a circle around its castle.

Eguisheim has an “Art de vivre” with its savory gastronomy and its famous wines (with the Grands Crus of Alsace Eichberg and Pfersigberg) which make Eguisheim an idyllic Alsatian condensation.

Eguisheim, the birthplace of the Alsatian vineyard and is located on the Alsace wine route, 5 km from Colmar, the oldest town in Alsace.

Guided tours :

  • Every Thursday at 5 pm, from mid-June to mid-September
  • Guided tour of the vineyard from mid-June to mid-September


The Alsace region
The Alsace region

The Alsace region

The Alsace is :

  • beautiful multicolored and mediaval villages like Eguisheim, labeled the most beautiful village in France, Kaysersberg, Riquewihr, Turckheim, Neuf-Brisach (World Heritage Site by UNESCO)
  • Colmar, capital of the Alsace wine and famous for its “Petite Venise”
  • Strasbourg, the European capital and its pink sandstone lace of the cathedral.
  • The Alsace Wine Route, where the 70 most beautiful villages in the region organize wine and harvest festivals, from April to October. (At Eguisheim the wine festivals is the last weekend of august)
  • The Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges and magnificent “Route des Crêtes”.
  • The Cheese Route of the Munster valley, where you can taste the Alsatian cheese in the farms and in its museum.

Alsace, a multicultural region and border with its neighboring cities :

  • Basel / Basel in Switzerland, beautiful city on the Rhine.
  • Freiburg in Brisgau on the border of Alsace and near the Black Forest.
  • Europapark, voted best leisure park in Europe

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The Alsace Wine Road

A unique route in France crosses the Alsatian vineyards from north to south on 170 km (Marlenheim to Thann).

It is about 70 wine villages, known to be the most beautiful villages of Alsace like Eguisheim, Colmar, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg, Turckheil.... Or Ribeauvillé

From April to October, the villages organize wine festivals and harvest.

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La route des crêtes

Discover many hikes between lakes and forests and enjoy a beautiful view of the Ballons d'Alsace, the Black Forest and even the Swiss Alps on clear days.

It is a panoramic road on the heights of the Grand Ballon, the Markstein, and the Honneck.


The largest leisure park in Europe.

Europapark Kaysersberg Obernai Munster Wissembourg Ribeauvillé Guebwiller Thann Mulhouse Altkirch Molsheim Saverne Haguenau Sélestat COLMAR STRASBOURG Camping Les Trois Châteaux BÂLE / BASEL FRIBOURG

You can also find all the cycling routes on