Alsace Day Trips from Marlenheim France
Marlenheim and the 18 tiny villages surrounding it are a part of
northern Alsace and about half an hour from Strasbourg, but these
villages are also close to a number of interesting things to do in
Distances given are the approximate distances from the center of Marlenheim.
Villages with a * have a train stop or train station.
7 miles/12 km
is best known as the home of Bugatti. You can still tour the Bugatti
Foundation in Molsheim or you can go just next door to Dorlisheim where
their new Bugatti car factory is now located. But Molsheim is still a
wine road village and its medieval city walls are still standing...right
next to vineyards even!
8 miles/12 km
than being just another adorable village in Alsace, you can find the
oldest (and still standing) basilica in Alsace in Marmoutier. It was
originally built in the 600s. Of course it's been repaired and enlarged
over the centuries, but it's still a rare find. You can tour its
cellars by reservation.
9 miles/14 km
is a small wine producing village in Alsace near Molsheim that is
probably more famous for its beer than wine (although it has some
excellent wine as well). And for those of you who love military history,
there is the Kaiser Wilhelm II fort (begun in 1893) by the German
Empire. If World War One history appeals to you, this might be a good
stop for you.
11 miles/18 km
is one of the few villages in Alsace that wasn't severely damaged in
the Thirty Years War in the 1600s, so there are a lot of beautiful old
buildings still intact. One of those beautiful old buildings is the
"Pagan House" the oldest residential building in Alsace still standing.
Rosheim is also a wine road village if you want a little wine with your
history on your Alsace vacation...
12 miles/19 km
has a very long and interesting history. There have been people living
here since the Celts. You'll find remnants from the Celts and the
Romans as well as a chateau and a medieval castle all within walking
distance of each other.
13 miles/22 km
Just in case you didn't already know...Strasbourg
is the capital of Alsace. It has a gothic cathedral that you can climb
to the top of (if you think you've got what it takes), 16th and 17th
century historic neighborhoods, at least 12 museums, shopping, and
15 miles/23 km
is a small town or very large village on the wine road. They've been
making wine for over 13 centuries now (starting in the 700s at least).
If you loved Colmar, you will really love Obernai! It's a very beautiful
town and the vineyards are much closer than in Colmar. Obernai is also
the birthplace of the patron saint of Alsace, Sainte Odile.
Looking for Hotels in Marlenheim France?
If you love food, than Hotel Le Cerf might be worth a stop for you
because it's also the home of the well known and starred restaurant Le
Cerf. Not for anyone looking to save money, but far away from the prices
you would find in a similar restaurant in Paris. Charming Alsatian
buildings with either contemporary or old fashioned decor. Wonderful
breakfast. Air conditioned and WiFi. Parking available.
If you're looking for more of a mid range hotel, the Hostellerie Reeb might be more your type. Beautiful Alsatian buildings and
old fashioned rooms in the heart of Marlenheim. WiFi, breakfast and