Hotel on the Alsace Wine Route
The Abbaye d’Alspach hotel enjoys an incredible location on the Alsace Wine Route, making it particularly popular with visitors who want to see the sights in Haut-Rhin.
There are several picturesque and traditional villages (Riquewihr, Kayserberg, Turckheim and more) which are perfect for a day out, close to this boutique hotel in the heart of the Alsace Wine Route.
Choose from a wide range of historic, cultural and sporting activities, along with hiking trails and cycle paths which depart from this hotel on the Alsace Wine Route.
Heritage and culture
Explore Haut-Rhin from one of the most beautiful boutique hotels on the Alsace Wine Route.
The Musée du Vin pays tribute to the Alsatian winemakers who have contributed to the region’s renown.
Visit incredible medieval sites and a town which is famous for its Christmas market. More information on the Kaysersberg Tourist Office website.
Among the vineyards and in the heart of the Alsace Wine Route, this is one of the region’s most well-known villages. Visitors will enjoy its unique charm and its magnificent half-timbered houses.
This must-visit château is one of the most popular monuments in Alsace.
Information: Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg.
This town is home to many stunning monuments and typical, traditional neighbourhoods which are particularly well-preserved. It also boasts several fascinating museums, including the Musée Unterlinden, the most well-known.
More information on the Colmar Tourist Office website.
Nature and vineyards
Set out from the hotel to explore the Alsace Wine Route.
Featuring elegant vineyards, the ruins of proud medieval castles, villages with ancient ramparts, Romanesque churches and Renaissance fountains, visitors will be spoilt for choice as they travel along the Alsace Wine Route.
Find out more about the Alsace Wine Route.
Founded in 1765, Bestheim is a winemaking co-operative which covers an incredibly wide range of wine-producing regions and is known for producing some of the very best Crémant d’Alsace.
Guided wine-tasting sessions can be organised on request in the Cave de Bestheim shop.
Schoppenwihr is a remarkable listed garden and the largest organic botanical garden in France; it has a romantic style and covers forty hectares, filled with magnificent flowers. Painstakingly maintained to create genuine works of art, the park’s huge trees are not to be missed.
Enjoy an active stay at the hotel on the Alsace Wine Route
The Relaxation and Fitness area is open all day (only for hotel guests, on payment of a supplement).
Alsace boasts 17,000 km of marked paths and trails. Experienced hikers and walking enthusiasts will love choosing their own routes.
2,500 km of cycle paths connect dozens of tourist attractions, museums and picturesque villages, with plenty of local produce and typical dishes to savour on the way.
Near the hotel, this 18-hole golf course in the heart of the Alsace Wine Route boasts a stunning setting among vineyards and forests.
The water park in Kaysersberg: inside, visitors can enjoy two pools (a 25-metre competition pool and a leisure pool), a paddling pool and a 65m water slide; outside, they can explore a 3-hectare park with various play areas. The balneotherapy area includes a sauna, a steam room and a gym.
Explore the parks near your boutique hotel in Alsace
The largest living open-air museum in France has recreated an early 20th-century Alsatian village. Visitors can marvel at traditional buildings and objects, watch craftsmen at work, visit exhibitions and take part in daily entertainment.
NaturOparC is the new name of the Reintroduction Centre. Visitors can enjoy the sight and sound of 150 storks, living freely in the park. Learn about other local animals which are under threat, including the Eurasian otter, the European hamster and many other species. Fun facilities for children.
Watch the world’s largest birds of prey soar across the sky with the Château de Kintzheim as a backdrop: an impressive, striking show.
Enjoy taking a closer look at these fascinating animals, living in conditions very similar to those in the wild. There are no cages and no bars here: monkeys have lived freely in this nature reserve since 1969.
Follow in the footsteps of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, as if turning the pages of a large open-air book in this fun, poetic park. Spanning more than 24 hectares, 34 original attractions and activities offer something for all the family, including wildlife encounters.
The largest theme park in Germany has more than 100 incredible attractions and shows which will delight its adventurous visitors, in addition to 15 European neighbourhoods, each with a different theme, showcasing architecture, plants and cuisine.
Christmas in Alsace
Visit the most beautiful Christmas markets in Alsace from the end of November
The market in Kaysersberg, the most authentic of all (2 km), the traditional market in Riquewihr (4 km), the Christmas market in Colmar, renowned for its beautiful decorations (10 km).
The Christmas market in the small picturesque village of Eguisheim (12 km), the Ribeauvillé medieval market for historical enthusiasts (10km) and, of course, Strasbourg, the true Christmas capital (60km).