Alsace wine route itinerary, a journey to discover ancient traditions and customs typical of this region of France, renowned from a cultural and landscape point of view.
The Via dei Vini d’Alsazia passes through picturesque towns, united by the passion of wine handed down in the maze of time, ancient fermentation methods that emanate from the cellars the charisma of a unique wine scent.
Inaugurated on May 30, 1953 and located at the foot of the Vosges mountains, the 170 km long wine route represents an excellent way to discover the most beautiful traditions of this region of France.
The route, which runs from Thann (Upper Rhine) to Marlenheim (Lower Rhine), is characterized by a series of characteristic villages embellished with many flowers, cellars and typical inns in addition to the numerous medieval castles present in Alsace.
Many vineyards can also be visited on foot to see for yourself the interesting work of the winemakers.
The part of the Upper Rhine Wine Route, from Thann to BErgheim, offers tourists a magnificent scenario made of hills covered with vineyards.
Charming villages with colorful and flower-filled houses are Gueberschwihr, Eguisheim, Niedermorschwihr, Colmar, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr.
Wine festivals are mainly held in Colmar, Ribeauvillé, where ancient fortifications are located, Ammerschwihr, Guebwiller, home of the Dominican convent, and Turkheim.