A legendary itinerary …
Alsace's iconic wine and tourist itinerary, the Alsace Wine Route stretches over more than 170 km, from Marlenheim to Thann. Winding along the gentle Alsatian hillsides, it boasts magnificent landscapes with vineyards, castles, and traditional villages.
From village to village, get a taste of Alsatian art of living, explore its charming and flowery half-timbered houses, and marvel at the panoramas as you dive into the picture-postcard landscapes of Alsace.
Over the seasons, rediscover new landscapes, from the soft greens of spring to the golden light of autumn.Discover
... and its charming wine-growing villages
Half-timbered façades, sloping roofs with dormers, carved wooden decorations, and lush balconies and windowsills with red, white, pink, or purple geraniums.
Discover Alsace’s most beautiful villages while exploring the 119 authentic and charming wine towns.
The route includes Wissembourg, Obernai, Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Guebwiller, and Thann. You can also stop for a visit in some of France’s favourite villages (as voted by the people): Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, and Bergheim. The Alsace Wine Route is a truly unique experience in an enchanting setting.
70 years of the Wine Route deserves a celebration!
In 2023, we're celebrating the anniversary of the Alsace Wine Route. For its 70th year, an exceptional programme of events and activities are on offer all year long.
Concerts, exhibitions, winery tours, guided walks through Alsace’s most beautiful wine landscapes, as well as special events including the Tour of Terroirs and Wine Route Banquets.
The 70th anniversary celebrations for the Alsace Wine Route promise to be unique and unforgettable, a chance to discover or rediscover this legendary route.Discover
Other ways to experience the route
The Alsace Wine Route is a unique wine experience with exciting activities and something for everyone. Taste Alsatian wines in local wineries. Take part in guided tours to learn more about Alsace’s wine traditions and discover the secrets of wine making.
For thrill-seekers, how about a hot air balloon flight to admire the vineyards from above?
For a more zen experience, try qigong or yoga surrounded by vineyards, or simply take a bike ride or a walk along the Wine Route to admire the picturesque landscapes of the region.
Festive events throughout the seasons
In Alsace, there's always something to celebrate.
Check out the many events held all year long, including wine and harvest festivals, winery picnics, vin nouveau events, outdoor concerts, and Christmas markets, all celebrating the cultural and gourmet treasures of Alsace.
Whether you are a lover of wine, history, culture, or nature, the Alsace Wine Route offers an unforgettable experience for everyone.Discover
PREPARE YOUR HOLIDAY
For a top-notch holiday on the Alsace Wine Route
Accommodations on the Alsace Wine Route
Choose an accommodation in one of the many picturesque villages for an authentic and friendly experience.Discover
Calendar of events on the Alsace Wine Route
Check out the different activities and events held all throughout the year and plan your itineraryDiscover
Restaurants on the Alsace Wine Route
Book a restaurant in one of the charming picturesque villages for a gourmet experience.Discover
Get in touch with the local tourist offices for practical information and advice on visits and activities.