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Welcome in Alsace

Exploring Alsace

All round trips has Rangen as starting and target location, so all distances are measured with Ferme
de Marie as base. This list makes no claim to be complete.
North-West of Rangen
Rundtour: Rangen – Dabo – Arzviller – Saverne – Marmoutier – Rangen [ca. 75km]

  • Dabo: Rocher de Dabo – viewpoint and Chapelle Saint L ́eon
  • Saint-Louis-Arzviller inclined plane (Plan Inclin ́e) and alpine slide
  • Lutzelbourg: Castle ruins with viewpoint
  • Etang du Ramstahl: Hiking round trip via Greiffenstein, Grotte Saint-Vit and Fontaine M ́elanie [length: 7,9km; difference in altitude: 250m]
  • Chateau du Haut-Barr: Large ruin, old telegraph-station build by Claude Chappe, Tour du
    Brotsch and an astonishing view
  • Saverne: Rohan-Castle next to Marne-Rhine-Canal, Licorne Brewery
  • Marmoutier: Abbey with pipe-organ by Silbermann from the 11th Century
    South-West of Rangen
    Rundtour: Rangen – Wangenbourg – Nideck – Mont Sainte-Odile – Saint-Pierre – Rangen [111km]
  • Cosswiller: Microbrewery La Merci`ere with Taproom and Beer garden
  • Wangenbourg-Engenthal: Castle-ruin with a lookout
  • Cascade de Nideck: Waterfall and ruins (easy access via Caf ́e)
  • Mont Sainte-Odille: Cloister with view on the Upper Rhine Plain
  • Château Haut-Andlau: Ruin and Viewpoint, good footway access from the parking at Hunger-platz [ca. 20 minutes]
  • Saint-Pierre: Microbrewery Saint-Pierre, Craftbrauerei with Taproom, beer garden and food
  • Obernai: Wine village with an old city wall
  • Scharrachbergheim-Irmstett: Microbrewery La Narcosse
    Down the Route des Vins d’Alsace to Colmar
    Entfernung nach Colmar ca. 78km.
  • Val de Ville: La Maison du Distillateur – Ein Whisky-Museum der els ̈asischen Distillerie Meyer
  • Kintzheim: Chateau de Kintzheim und etwas abseits Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg und
    Affenwald (Montange des Singes)
  • Riquewhir: Little village with narrow alleys surrounded by an old city wall, Microbrewery
    Brasserie du Vignoble
  • Colmar: Many sites to visit
  • Kaysersberg: Birthplace of Albert Schweitzers
    Up into the Vosges
  • Wihr-au-Val-Soultzbach: Microbrewery Taal [86km]
  • Viewpoint Hohneck at 1363m height [115km], Part of Route des Crˆetes from Col du Bonhomme
    [98km] to Cernay [114km] across the ridge of the Vosges inkluding La Schlucht or Großer
  • Lakes around G ́erardmer [85km]