A weekend in Alsace – straight out of a fairytale

The first stop on our weekend in Alsace is Le Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg. The medieval castle has been beautifully restored and is well worth a visit. Not to mention the impressive views on the countryside and vineyards below.

chateau du haut koenigsbourg chateau du haut koenigsbourg vue du haut koenigsbourg

Adress: F-67600 Orschwiller; 9€ for adults


Next up is Route des vins d’Alsace or Alsace wine route with stops in the most picturesque towns you probably have ever seen.

A weekend in Alsace


bergheim Bergheim


ribeauvillé Ribeauvillé

Little snack at Au Lion – 6, Place de la Sinne

au Lion Ribeauvillé

Unfortunately closed during our stay, we heard good things about the restaurant Auberge du Parc du Carola in Ribeauvillé.



Lunch or dinner at Auberge du Bouc Bleu : Locally sourced products perfectly prepared, paired with wines from the region.

le bouc bleu beblenheim



Vineyard in Riquewihr


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Bakery with delicious bread: L’enfariné – 29, rue du Genéral de Gaulle


Colmar statue of Libertycolmar marché couvert petite venise

colmar must see colmar chez hansi


Our favorite!!

Eguisheim start of the trail Eguisheim street

Keep your heads up, you never know what you’ll see 🙂

Eguisheim fountain in summer

Wine tasting at Wolfberger – 6, Grand- Rue in Eguisheim

Wolfberger wine tasting experience

Where to stay during a weekend in Alsace?

Resort Barrière Ribeauvillé

Located in the countryside, only minutes from Ribeauvillé, Barrière Resort has 56 rooms offering access to a 3600m2 Balneo and Spa area with breathtaking views over the vineyards and medieval castles.

Barriere Resort Ribeauvillé breakfast barriere resort ribeauville pool view

Kids in tow?

No worries, there is plenty to do in Alsace. They will certainly enjoy la Montagne des Singes in Kintzheim, the toy museum in Colmar and Le Parc du Petit Prince in Ungersheim.

Christmas time in Alsace?

The most magical, yet also the busiest time in Alsace is Christmas. From November 22 2019 in Colmar and a week later many other villages start celebrating Christmas.

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