©Olivier Malbos
L'espace d'exposition © E. Smeda
Vue générale ©E. Smeda
La signalétique ©OTTC
L'exterieurde la Porte sud ©OT Thann
Panneaux explicatifs ©E. Smeda
Panneau d'accueil et grappes de raisin ©E. Throo
La tour des sorcières ©OT Thann
Visit

Southern gate of the Alsace wine route

A former rampart tower dating from 1411 with a bulbous roof, the South Gate, also known as the Tower of the Witches, houses a museum area where you can discover the composition of the Alsatian soils that make up the richness of our wines.

The town of Thann, located at the southernmost tip of the Alsatian vineyards, is the South Gate to the Alsace Wine Route. and is renowned for its Rangen "Grand Cru".The Wine Route, which goes to Marlenheim in the North and is about 170 km long. The route shows idyllic landscapes, cultural highlights and, of course, vineyards.Discovery of this famous route begins through an old rampart tower, with its onion-shaped roof, which dates from 1 411. The Alsace Wine Route South Gate, also called “The Witches’ Tower”, is home to a museographical space : with its 14 sediments bore samples, discover the composition of the Alsatian soils, source of our wines’ riches.

  • Pets allowed : yes
Label vignobles-decouvertes
Additional information
  • Altitude : 344m
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 0,5
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Guided tour for groups with reservation
  • Amenities services : Toilets
  • Languages spoken : French, German, English
  • Practical services : Group reception

Opening times and days are liable to change according to circumstances. Please take all the necessary precautions.

  • Opening hours and sales service available : Open to the public
  • Temporary maximum capacity : 5 pers
  • Protective measures : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Wearing a mask is mandatory, Hydroalcoholic gel available

Related events

©Olivier Malbos
Share

Share your best experiences in Alsace with #visitalsace

Calculate your itinerary
Contact us by e-mail

By checking this box, I authorize Alsace Destination Tourisme to collect my data for the purpose of sending the newsletter to which I wish to subscribe. I have learned that Alsace Destination Tourisme has implemented a personal data protection policy accessible at the bottom of the page and that I can unsubscribe at any time via the unsubscribe link in each newsletter.

Your message has been successfully sent!

Next