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You will discover the beauty of Alsace on the course of your wanderings: half-timbered houses, Roman chapels, gothic cathedrals, fortifications ...

Some towns and villages to explore: 

> Nierdermorschwir (5 km) :
See the only spiral bell tower and an Silbermann organ.

> Turckheim (7 km) :
Visit the three gateways of Brand, Munster and France.

> Kaysersberg (9 km) :
The birthplace of Albert Schweitzer, this delightful little village has a Renaissance style town hall and a medieval fortified bridge.

> Soulzbach les Bains (11 km) :
See the fortifications and a medieval recumbent statue.

> Colmar (12 km) :
The quintessence of the Rhine region: the old part of the town has been miraculously preserved from the ravages of time and war; wonderful examples of Rhenish art.

> Eguisheim (12 km) :
The village has preserved the remnants of its feudal castle and a tithe court.

> Riquewhir (15 km) :
An admirably preserved medieval town with thirteenth century fortifications, a dolder (defence tower) and houses dating from 1509 to 1686.

> Gueberschwir (17 km) :
Roman bell tower.

> Hunawhir (18 km) :
Visit the fortified fifteenth century church.

> Ribeauvillé (20 km) :
The village is overlooked by three castles; there is also a twelfth century church, a fifteenth century convent, the Butchers' Tower and the "fiddlers' house".

> Rouffach (21 km) : 
Some of the most beautiful Renaissance style houses in Alsace. 

Bergheim (22 km) : 

Fortified thirteenth century town with a witch museum.

For guests looking for something different, we suggest following the popular Route des Vins, by bike or on foot, with its delightful paths that take you through the vineyards and its prosperous, immaculate villages such as Riquewhir, Eguisheim, Ribeauvillé, Bergheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg, Soultzbach, Gueberschwir and Rouffach... all very close to Trois-Epis.


You can also explore the villages, parks, gardens, art and traditions of Alsace through our partners and friends:


> Le Jardin des Songes, botanical park and landscaped garden by the river in the heart of Sundgau

> Le Jardin de Pierrette Kieny à Diebolsheim, enjoy the wilderness atmosphere in this garden full of surprises

> Le Grenier de Véronique, an artist presents her decorative paintings on wood

> Les plantes de François Couplan, wild, edible and medicinal plants

> Les Grand Vins d'Alsace Pierre Frick, in Pfaffenheim, and the Klur vineyard in Katzenthal; these estates practise biodynamic techniques and manual harvests, with no chaptalization of the wines. The Villa Rosa's wine list offers many of their wines.

> Regio à la carte, excursions and made to measure breaks in Alsace and the Black Forest

La Symphonie des Saveurs, a symphony of tastes, smells and sounds !

> Le Parc Naturel Régional des Ballons des Vosges

> The Alsace parks and gardens club

> Our friend Fanchon : www.creationsfanchon.com