Gueberschwihr hotels may appeal to you if you're looking for a quiet, little, out of the way village on the wine road in Alsace.
You've probably never heard of this village whose name is larger than the village...
But that just goes to prove that there are many, many hidden beauties in Alsace. All the more reason to drive around and explore the Alsatian wine road not just the few touristy villages.
If you love to wander around in the vineyards, Gueberschwihr might be for you.
Staying in Gueberschwihr hotels, you'll be near some beautiful villages and surrounded by rolling hills of vineyards and wineries...
If you'd like to take the train, you'll still have about 5 miles or 8 kilometers from the nearest train station.
For those of you thinking about biking this area of the wine road, you could bike this area but there are quite a few hills so give yourself more time.
But it will be worth the effort with the fantastic views you'll have!
Distances given are the approximate distances from the center of Gueberschwihr.
Villages with a * have a train stop or train station.
4 miles/7 km
Eguisheim is a very unique wine road village because it was built in circles (one circle inside another circle inside another circle, etc...) and inside those circles are some adorable little cobblestone streets just perfect for taking photographs. And then there's the wine, there are over thirty wine makers in this village!
5 miles/8 km
Rouffach is an adorable village on the wine road with a train station, so no problem if you taste a little too much wine here...and it's a lot less crowded than other famous villages, but still very pretty and interesting to visit. Take a walk in the vineyards behind the Chateau d'Isenbourg for a fantastic view!
9 miles/14 km
Turckheim is a beautiful little village on the Alsace Wine Road with a train station! So you can drink as much as you can want... Turckheim has a particular tradition that it has continued (with only two stops) for hundreds years. The Nightwatchman makes his rounds (May 1st to Oct 31st) at 10pm every night.
9 miles/14 km
Colmar is a medium sized town right in the middle of Alsace. It's on many many people's list of "most beautiful towns in France". The wine business made a lot of people wealthy during the late medieval period so there are a lot of beautiful and unique buildings to look at in Colmar.
11 miles/18 km
If you are interested in medieval churches, then Guebwiller is the perfect wine road village for you. Not only will you find an adorable village with plenty opportunities to try Alsace wine, there are three religious buildings in Guebwiller for you to enjoy: the 12th century St Leger, the 15th century Dominican monastery, and Alsace's oldest abbey originally built in the 700s (a short drive or an hour's walk away).
11 miles/18 km
You'll probably pass Ammerschwihr on your way from Turckehim to Kaysersberg and you will definitely see it! It's the one with the huge tower (the Schelmenturm)... If you stop by, you'll have a choice of over 40 wine makers to choose from as you wander through the village. And for those of you who love to golf...
12 miles/19 km
Kientzheim (not Kintzheim) is a beautiful little wine road village near Kaysersberg and it's also home to the Confrerie de Saint Etienne and their Alsatian Wine museum. If you want to learn more about the history of Alsatian wine and how it was produced, you might want to stop by.
Here's a simple little hotel surrounded by vineyards in Gueberschwihr. Rooms are mostly updated with contemporary furnishings, nothing particularly fancy. WiFi and parking available. There is a restaurant with breakfast available as well. The hotel itself is about a five minutes walk from the historic city center.