One of the pleasures for the wine tourist is the manageable size and the layout
of the Alsace wine region makes it an ideal location for a car tour.
Vineyards – enjoy the fruit-driven aromas of the aromatic Alsace wines, the the unique tastes of Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Riesling,
Muscat, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer & Pinot Noir.
The Alsace Wine Road - the Route des Vins, a 120-kilometre itinerary
that starts north of Strasbourg in Marlenheim and ends at Thann outside Mulhouse.
Wine Villages - a lasting impression of the Alsace was the wine villages. Pretty and looking like
time had stood still. Gueberschwihr, Riquewihr (dubbed the “pearl of the vineyards”, Barr
Fortified Villages - In a region ravaged by wars and conflicts fortified villages were a must.
Visit Eguisheim, Fenetrange, Boersch.
Architecture - timber-framed houses in all colours of plaster from pink and terracotta
through orange and even shades of green and blue.
Alsatian culture - a frontier region the people are fiercely proud of their identity and history.
Joan of Arc - was born and grew up in Bois-Chenu in Lorraine.
Strasbourg - the principle city of the region is, the home of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights, which
lies on the banks of the Rhine and is often mistakenly thought by many to be a German city.
Unique foods & Cuisine - the food is very Germany in ingredients, taste
and presentation. Expect a dining experience that is so different to
other parts of France.
The delicate aromas of wild flowers and lavender, the taste of tropical fruits, melons,
gooseberries and honey - these are just some of the sensations that the aromatic wines of the Alsace with remain
with you long after the last drop is drunk!
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