Day Trips from Cleebourg France
Cleebourg France is part of the Alsatian wine road...
it's actually located very close to the northern Alsace border, so it's
a great place to stay if you're interested in wine and northern Alsace
(lots of castles, mountain views, military history and Alsatian culture
If you want to get away from the
crowds (and off the beaten tourist path), it is a good choice for
a peaceful and quiet Alsace vacation.
All distances given are the approximate distance from the center of Cleebourg France.
Villages with a * have a train stop or train station.
5 miles/8 km
is a charming small town on the northern Alsace border. It's just as
charming and beautiful as the more famous villages on the wine road. In
fact, there are a few wine road villages very close by if you're
The Maginot Line
(1) 5 miles/8 km (2) 5 miles/8 km
Schoenenbourg (1) and Four à Chaux (2) are two forts on the Maginot
Line in Alsace that are open to the public. There are a lot of bunkers
and other buildings that were a part of the Maginot Line on the northern
Alsace border as well...
Hunspach* and Seebach
(1) 5 miles/8 km (2) 8 miles/12 km
(1) and Seebach (2) are two very beautiful Alsatian villages known for
being very Alsatian. Seebach has a summer festival that recreates a
traditional Alsatian wedding. It attracts tens of thousands of people
every year. Both villages are very proud of their Alsatian heritage and
display it prominently.
11 miles/17 km
is an unusual castle built in the 12th century. It's so unusual mainly
because quite a lot of the castle was carved out of rock...including
staircases! It's very kid friendly with lots to see and do.
Betschdorf and Soufflenheim
(1) 14 miles/22 km (2) 17 miles/27 km
you're interested in seeing more of that adorable Alsatian pottery, you
need to make a trip to Betschdorf (1) and Soufflenheim (2). First off,
you can visit the artists themselves and possibly find something unique
and original. Not to mention that these villages have been producing
pottery since Roman times.
Niederbronn les Bains*
17 miles/28 km
Niederbronn les Bains
as you might guess from the name is the source of a natural mineral
spring. People have been coming here since Roman times. If you've never
been to a French natural spring, here's your chance to relax a little
and experience something new and different...
18 miles/28 km
was an important village in the high middle ages (1100s-1300s). The
Holy Roman Emperor at the time Frederick Barbarossa built city walls, a
castle and many other buildings. Like most of Alsace, many buildings
were destroyed by Louis XIV and the 30 Years War but like most of Alsace
there is still a lot to see.
Where to Stay in Cleebourg France
Hotel au Tilleul
The Hotel au Tilleul is a simple little hotel like many others that
you'll find in Alsace. Family owned and run, offering clean simple
rooms in a charming little wine village. This is the real deal. Non
touristy village and a non touristy hotel for those of you looking to
try something a little different.