Ideally situated between Strasbourg and Colmar at the foot of the massif of Vosges, The Romance is the ideal place to take advantage numerous cultural and tourist wealth of the region.
In a not exhaustive way, we recommend you some visits on this page, do not hesitate to consult the site of the tourist information office of Alsace to know more about it, to consult opening hours, and to ask from us advice.
Fall under the spell of Colmar, its historic center, its small Venice with its channels, his half-timbered houses, the Unterlinden museum, many restaurants, a city where it well makes stroll!
Massif of Vosges
Inescapable destination where you can follow numerous hiking trails to discover a fauna and a rich and varied flora. Between the holy Mount Odile, the road of the Crete, the lakes of height, the massif of Vosges will know how to surprise you by its wealth and its idyllic frame. Also take advantage of your natural day by stopping you lunch in one of the numerous farms-inns.
Dating the 12th century, the perfectly restored castle saw following one another several dynasties, of which that of Hapsburg and emperor Guillaume II. Perched in 800 meters in height, you can observe a magnificent panorama on the plain of Alsace, Vosges, Black Forest, and the Alps.
The mountain of the monkeys
Next to the Haut-Koenigsbourg, the park accommodates more than 200 Macaques of Inhumanity. An ideal visit with the children, because the monkeys are free and you enter their territory. They do not hesitate to approach to take the popcorn distributed in the entrance. The 24 hectare forest is the environment ideal for the Macaques which evolve here in conditions very close to the wild life.
In 20 minutes on foot of the mountain of the monkeys, the eagles's house of Kintzheim proposes you a unique show, you will so observe the hang-gliding of the biggest birds of prey of the world (condor of the Andes, the vultures, the eagles), and it in the ruins of the castle of Kintzheim. For can observe so closely these impressive birds, which will fly a few meters away from you.
Real institutions, the Alsatian Christmas markets are the most beautiful of Europe.
We recommend you the Christmas markets of:
Kaysersberg (only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of December) - Be careful very strong influx, thus it's better to arrive on the spot before 5 pm and to pass by Sainte-Marie aux Mines the weather report allows it. Magic market in all the historic heart of the most beautiful village of France 2017.
Ribeauvillé: medieval Christmas market every weekend of December, unique in France.
Colmar: big Christmas market all December long in the old town, take advantage of your stay to take advantage of this Christmas market in evening of week to avoid the crowd of the weekend.