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Summer or winter, varied landscapes. Located in the Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges,
Riquewihr ensures proximity to large wild and protected areas.
Imagine … You agree on a trail there, just at the edge of the wood, the warmth of the morning already reveals the smells of moss and pine needles.
You walk through this forest and maybe luckily, respecting the silence, you will spot a deer or a jay perched on the branches.
This could be one of your days during your stay with us. You will be enchanted by the stunning views, tranquility and silence, the purest air …

Throughout the year, alone or accompanied by a guide, come and relax on the heights of Riquewihr.
Walking, cycling, canoeing, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing … come and enjoy our nature.
Easy access, Aubure and Thannenkirch are the starting point for short walks, long walks as
(preferred path GR5 steps) for bike tours or horseback

Our favorite heart

Water, source of life…

Bathed in a dense network of rivers or groundwater “Brunnewasser” this unique wetland is inhabited by a flora (Siberian iris, gladiolus … without forgetting the water lilies) and fauna original (the gray heron, woodpecker, the golden oriol, roosting cormorants, storks and swans roam of the Ried …).

Some rodents also fond of this environment: beavers, raccoons, otters. Not to mention the deer (in Illwald there are the largest group of deer in freedom of France), deer and wild boars…

Ancient village of fishermen and boatmen, Illhauesern takes its name from the Ill River, which runs through the town. From the village, you can change the Ill and Fecht, accompanied by a boatman, cross the Ried and forest Illwald (nature reserve) on a Canadian canoe or kayak independently.

Les Appartements de Louise, gîtes à Riquewihr
Les Appartements de Louise, gîtes à Riquewihr

Fishing :

Paradise for fishermen, Ried offers multiple opportunities for practice of this activity : rivers, ponds …

Interpretive trails :

from different municipalities like Riquewihr, offer an original approach to the discovery of cultural, natural and landscape. Staked information panels illustrated trails, suggest more, they describe and appeal to your emotions.

Some examples:

Beblenheim “modern viticulture, between tradition and taking into account the environment” distance and travel time to walk 2.8 km – 1h30

Guémar “Guémar through the ages” distance and travel time to walk 2.5 km – 1h30

Riquewihr “trail Ruetabeckala” distance and travel time to walk 3.2 km – 2h

Saint Hippolyte and Bergheim “Ried peasant” distance and travel time 3.2 km – 1h30

Les Appartements de Louise, gîtes à Riquewihr
Les Appartements de Louise, gîtes à Riquewihr

Visit of the vineyard:

Discover the Wine Trail Grands Crus Beblenheim Bennwihr, Hunawihr, Mittelwihr, Riquewihr Zellenberg

Throughout the year : 17 km walk, mountain or hybrid bikes through 6 towns of the vineyard. Marked walk and rewarding, punctuated with explanations relating to wine and vineyard work

(map available at the Tourist Office 00 33 (0) 3 89 73 23 23).

In summer:

daily discovery accompanied a different village each day followed by a visit to a cellar and a free wine tasting

(information from the Tourist Office 00 33 (0) 3 89 73 23 23) – www.ribeauville-riquewihr.com

Les Appartements de Louise, gîtes à Riquewihr