The hotel La Meunière is located in the middle of the Alsace Wine Route but slightly away from the high density touristic spotlights. Not far from Strasbourg, between Colmar and Sélestat, it will take you a few minutes only to reach Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg or Eguisheim and less than 10 minutes for the Castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg.
You will find four typical Alsatian villages classified among the most beautiful villages of France just a few minutes drive from your hotel. And discover other less famous but no-less charming authentic villages. Located in the heart of the Alsace Wine Route, between the vineyards and the Vosges hills, enjoy your stay at La Meunière in Thannenkirch to ideally explore the entire region.
Beautiful town on the Wine Route, Kaysersberg surprises by the charm of the medieval sites around the Ste Croix church (Romanesque portal, a carved altarpiece: a masterpiece rarely equalled) and the fortified bridge dominated by the castle (remains of the former free city of the Décapole). Its strategic position reawakens the memory of the old Roman road which linked the Alsace to the Lorraine. Kaysersberg is considered one of the most charming cities in Alsace, with its paved streets and half-timbered houses. The native town of Albert Schweitzer is situated on the on the road of Santiago de Compostela.
Located on the Wine Route, between the vineyards and mountains, half-way between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, Ribeauvillé is an attractive town with 5000 inhabitants, which has combined its historical heritage with modernity.
The town and neighbouring hills are dominated by the majestic ruins of the Three Castles of the Lords of Ribeaupierre. The Grand-Rue (main street) and its picturesque neighbouring streets, lined with 15th- to 18th-century buildings (flowered in season), are scattered with Renaissance fountain-decorated squares. Many buildings are worth a visit, including the Town Hall with its prestigious collection of silver drinking-cups, the Butchers' Tower (13th century), the former Corn Exchange, the House of the Fiddlers, etc.
The vineyards, which have been in existence since the Middle Ages, enable many winegrowers as well as the wine cooperative to offer visits to their cellars and tastings, in particular of the three Grands Crus, Geisberg, Kirchberg de Ribeauvillé and Osterberg.
Its dynamic cultural life is internationally renowned, with the Spring Market, the Kougelhopf Festival (in early May), the Wine Fair (end of July), the Fiddlers' Fair (first Sunday in September), the Festival of Ancient Music (October), the Mediaeval Christmas Market, etc.
Riquewihr is a medieval town, located in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards, ranked among the "Most Beautiful Villages of France". This beautiful city marries for centuries the quality of its architecture to that of its wines, hence its name "Pearl of the Alsatian vineyard".
Surrounded by vineyards, Eguisheim is a medieval village whose narrow, concentric streets highlight the architectural merits of its half-timbered houses, lovingly decorated with flowers. Since 1985, this passion has been rewarded with the "4-flower" rating of France's National Floral Award.
Discover in this unique village: historic fountains, tithe manors, a yellow sandstone church with a 13th century ". Stroll along its narrow streets and admire the broad spectrum of its coloured houses, where ancient inscriptions can be read on the stone lintels. Fall in love with the personality of this most typical Alsace villages.
Why not offer a special weekend in a boutique hotel in Alsace ? Visit the charming villages along the wine route, get some fresh air and enjoy beautiful walks in the vineyards or in the hills, enjoy the very fine food. This is the place to combine relaxation and culinary surprises in a warm atmosphere.
70€ per person