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Riquewihr

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Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Wineries & Vineyards
Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Riquewihr looks today more or less as it did in the 16th century. It is officially one of the most beautiful villages in France, or Les plus beaux villages de FranceGeographyRiquewihr is only 11km from Colmar and minutes from other Alsatian villages such as Ribeauvillé, Hunawihr, Eguisheim or Kaysersberg.HistoryOriginally the property of the Dukes of Württemberg, the town was converted to Protestantism in the 16th century. Historically, Riquewihr served as a Winzerdorf or "wine village" as a trading hub for Alsatian and German wine.SightsRiquewihr was one of the few towns in the area not to be badly damaged during World War II. The town is surrounded by its medieval fortifications and is overlooked by a castle from the same period that is today a museum.
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Popular things to do in Riquewihr

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Landmark
Vieille Ville
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Maison Camille Hanss & Fils
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Scenic Walking Area
Sentier Viticole des Grands Crus
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Brewery
Brasserie du Vignoble
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Riquewihr

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Neighborhood
Little Venice Colmar
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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World heritage site
Place Stanislas Nancy
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Old Town Colmar
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Castle
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg Orschwiller
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Riquewihr

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Dolder Tower
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Winery / Vineyard
Cave Bucher Jean Luc
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
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Winery / Vineyard
Hugel et Fils
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Feerie de Noel
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Riquewihr

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Specialty Museum
Musee de la Communication - Postes-Transports-Telecoms -
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Musee de Dolder
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
La maison Hansi
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Musee de la Tour des Voleurs
3.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Riquewihr

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Maison Alsacienne de Biscuiterie
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
La Cristallerie
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
L'Elsass, le couteau Alsacien
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Wineries in Riquewihr

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Winery / Vineyard
Domaine Ziegler
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Dopff & Irion
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Dopff Au Moulin
3.9
Duration: 30 minutes

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