Alsace Day Trips from Saverne Hotels
Saverne is on the Rhine-Marne canal near one of the few mountain
passes in the Vosges, so it's easy to get to by canal barge. But it's
also easy to reach by train!
If you're looking for a more quiet and off the beaten path Alsace vacation, Saverne could be a good base for you.
All distances given are the approximate distance from the center of Saverne France.
Villages with a * have a train stop or train station.
4 miles/6 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.
Saint Louis Arzviller
11 miles/18 km
Louis Arzviller is the location of what could be described as a "boat
lift" or "boat escalator". It's the only one of its kind in Europe.
It's great for kids and there is a summer luge run nearby that your
family will love!
12 miles/19 km
is considered to be the first stop on the Alsatian wine road (or the
last stop depending on which direction you are going). It's a beautiful
village not far from Strasbourg and every year the town puts on a
traditional Alsatian wedding on the 14th and 15th of August.
La Petite Pierre
14 miles/22 km
La Petite Pierre
also known as Luetzelstein is a small village in the northern Vosges
mountains in Alsace with a 12th century castle and a lot of interesting
and unusual things to see and do... If you enjoy a light relaxing hike
of an hour or more, this village is exactly what you're looking for.
18 miles/28 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!
19 miles/31 km
is the name of a small village and its 13th century castle. Unlike
most of the castles in Alsace, it was not destroyed by Louis XIV and the
30 Years War, but it was damaged by the Franco Prussian War in 1870.
It has been renovated and is available for visiting most of the year.
23 miles/37 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
Looking for Saverne Hotels?
Le Clos de la Garenne
Le Clos de la Garenne is a charming and rustic small hotel or
large bed and breakfast with individually decorated rooms. Very
original style. Fantastic breakfast and restaurant. Outdoor jacuzzi.
Great choice for a romantic stay in Saverne.
The Hotel Europe is a lovely three star hotel located near the canal
and the center of Saverne. Choice of different hotel room styles to suit
your tastes. Air conditioning and breakfast. A slightly more luxurious
option of the Saverne hotels.
The Hotel National in Saverne is a simple little discount hotel
conveniently located near everything interesting in Saverne. Some rooms
with balconies have nice views of the surrounding countryside. For what
you pay, it's a good choice if you're looking for discount Saverne