Bergheim

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Bergheim
TownBergheim
Insee code68028
Postcode68750
Latitude48.2056619
Longitude7.3621750
AltitudeFrom 172 to 733 meters
Surface19.16 km²
Population1933 inhabitants
Density100 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelRorschwihr at 1.3 km
Chief townColmar (at 18.4 km, 19 min)Rodern at 2.3 km
DepartmentHaut-RhinSaint-Hippolyte at 3.1 km
RegionAlsaceSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the heart of a renowned vineyard, Bergheim offers the image of a medieval town that still retains much of its speakers. In his past flourishing Bergheim guard houses of the Renaissance, but mostly walls flanked by towers, probably one of the best examples of fortifications that still exist in Alsace.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Church of Bergheim. Church History:
  • 705: declaration of a basilica dedicated to Our Lady Bergheim.
  • 1287: destruction of the church and the city: the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf of Habsburg first burned in retaliation against Anselm Bergheim second of Ribeaupierre.
  • 1320: reconstruction of a new church.
  • 1347: Consecration of the church today (July 27, 1347).
  • There remain present in the original state: the choir apse domed octagonal - the base of the tower (up to the railing) - the porch with the tympanum representing the Adoration of the Magi (Unique in Alsace) - frescoes - statues St. Joachim and St. Anne Convent Unterlinden from Colmar.
  • 1718: restoration: the original columns are replaced by the current Tuscan columns - the altars and pews - add a platform on the tower and installation of the clock - some changes in walls (doors smaller) .
  • 1819: construction of the chapel.
  • 1959: painting - discovery of the frescoes (probably covered in 1718) representing St George and a scene of the Passion, and in the narthex, the Garden of Olives and the symbols of the four Evangelists.
  • 1996: consolidation of existing paintings, polls in the sides show the existence of other frescoes.
  • Museum of Witches: In memory of its turbulent history, the Museum of Witches will teach you the journeys of these women accused. A beautiful model Bergheim is also exposed.
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MonumentsSynagogue of Bergheim

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The fire in Saint John, in June
  • Celebration of Gewurztraminer and flea market: early August.
  • Walks for Guidance on the Path of the Vineyard.
  • The path of nurseries in December. In the village streets are exposed about fifty nurseries made up by many artists Bergheimois.
  • Numerous sports events.
  • Other music everywhere.
  • Exhibitions of Art in the ancient synagogue ...

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • From north to south of Alsace, less than an hour's drive:
  • 45 minutes to Strasbourg, the European capital, with its picturesque neighborhoods, its cathedral, many museums ... A boat trip on the Ill allow you to discover this city in peace day or night.
  • Europa Park in Germany: Great amusement park of international repute.
  • Sélestat, charming little town where you can stroll in the pedestrian area with narrow streets flanked by smart shops. Every Tuesday a large market occupies much of downtown and has been since the Middle Ages. His remarkable Humanist Library is the oldest public library in Alsace.
  • Kintzheim to 10 minutes: known for his Eagle Park and the mountains of the Apes.
  • High Koenigsbourg to 15 minutes: Dominating the plain of Alsace to more than 700 meters, the fortress of Haut-Koenigsbourg ranks among the jewels bequeathed by the medieval builders. Much restored in the early 20th century, it still retains the appearance of a large simple castle.
  • Ribeauvillé 5 minutes: Medieval flowers, topped by the ruins of three castles of the Lords of Ribeaupierre, offers the charm of its half-timbered houses with bright and varied hues. Famous fiddlers festival in September with his chariots and his minions.
  • The Rhine in 15 minutes with the German border. Freiburg in Germany to 45 minutes.
  • Riquewihr to 10 minutes: Label "most beautiful villages in France", very old timber houses.
  • Kaysersberg to 20 minutes: A reference to the Christmas markets, but Kaysersberg is also one of the most typical Alsatian villages.
  • Lakes in the mountains from 30 to 40 minutes: Black Lake, White Lake, Green Lake, Lake Forlet ... and Route peaks, enchanting landscapes and calm conducive to hiking.
  • Colmar, 15 minutes, the capital of Haut-Rhin, multi-faceted city, where art, culture, architectural treasures, the magic of Little Venice are competing to make you appreciate the city.
  • Ungersheim to 40 minutes: Ecomuseum, reconstitution of the old Alsatian villages.
  • Mulhouse in 45 minutes, the city museums: Automobile, rail, wallpaper, electropolished ...
  • Basel, Switzerland to 1 hour.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cellar tour and wine tastingLocal flavoursFreeRodern (2.3 km)
Tour and tasting at the Bott Frères cellars Local flavoursFreeRibeauvillé (3.3 km)
Helicopter flight in AlsaceSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Colmar (10.6 km)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist trainCulture and educationFrom 3.50 € to 6.50 €Colmar (14.1 km)
Isenbourg Castle SpaWellbeing40 €Rouffach (27 km)

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PHOTOS

The door highThe door high
 
Bergheim view of vineyardsBergheim view of vineyards
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The walls in winterThe walls in winter
 
Bergheim a special patriotic at the May 8Bergheim a special patriotic at the May 8
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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 21 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantCasino Barrière Ribeauvillé  
8.3
Ribeauvillé
BREWERY CHIC - At the heart of the Alsace vineyards and tourism and near the center of Colmar, the Casino Barrière restaurant awaits you. Here is chic brasserie interior, contemporary...
Located 2.2 km from Bergheim32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge la Meuniere  
9.5
Thannenkirch
Cuisine renovated.
Located 4.9 km from BergheimFrom 15 € to 40 € per person 
Alsatian restaurantAuberge S' Waldstebel  
9
Thannenkirch
CHARMING INN - In a typical and quiet village on the mountain road that winds to the Hochkönigsburg a green water frontage and a great rustic decor of wood and stone ... In Waldstebel,...
Located 5.1 km from Bergheim23 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsMaison d'hôtes Sainte Hune    
8.9
Hunawihr
Located in the heart of a vineyard, a Winery, our guesthouse offers two spacious rooms (39 sqm) one bedroom and a sitting area, bathrooms and a private terrace. Breathtaking views of...
Located 4.4 km from BergheimFrom 91 € to 100 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLe Schaentzel    
9.7
Rodern
It is with big pleasure that we welcome you in our house of charm situated in an exceptional frame, next to the castle of high Koenigsbourg. Our 4 beautiful rooms have each a bathroom...
Located 4.8 km from BergheimFrom 68 € to 82 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'Hôtes martins    
8.9
Thannenkirch
2 guest rooms with a simple but comfortable, in the owner's home, located in Thannenkirch, charming mountain village at the foot of the Massif Taennchel and not far from Chateau Haut-Koenigsbourg....
Located 5.2 km from Bergheim45 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsGîte 'l'Etable'
Saint-Hippolyte
Comfortable apartment, located on the ground floor of a half-timbered building.
Located 130 m from BergheimFrom 360 € to 410 € per week 
House for 2 personsGîte La Maison Bleue  
9.6
Bergheim
Charming Holliday house for 2 persons, situated in Alsace on the Wine trail, in a flowery**** medieval village. Numerous places of interest near. The housing is located at the bottom...
Located in Bergheim320 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsCour st Fulrad (5 appartements)  
8.6
Saint-Hippolyte
In St Hippolyte, village Wine Route, charming apartments in a 18th century property renovated. Our vacation rentals are located in buildings arranged around the courtyard and can accommodate...
Located 3.1 km from BergheimFrom 470 € to 535 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
59 places over 1 haCamping du Haut-koenigsbourg    
9.1
Lièpvre
In the shade of various species of trees, camping in Upper koenigsbourg you to spend a stay in a large protected environment, a haven of peace and calm rewarded in 2004 with a 3rd prize...
Located 9.2 km from Bergheim11.50 € per day 
150 places over 5 haCamping de l'Il - Colmar  
Horbourg-Wihr
Located on a 5 ha site on the edge of the river, Camping de l'Ill*** has a large number of pitches where you can camp with your tent, caravan or motorhome or you can choose an original,...
Located 14.1 km from Bergheim 
55 places over 2 haCamping lefébure orbey    
9.2
Orbey
The Lefébure camp-site is in orbey, small town of 3600 inhabitants located in the valley of Kaysersberg, just near the Vosges. Our town of medium mountains is a real paradise for the...
Located 17.1 km from BergheimFrom 8.60 € to 10.80 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel-Résidence La Cour du Bailli - Hotel in BergheimHôtel-Résidence La Cour du Bailli     
8.4
Bergheim
Located an hour's drive south of Strasbourg, La Cour du Bailli offers a spa centre with an indoor pool and hot tub. It features a medieval decor and a terraced courtyard. Each studio...
Located in BergheimRoom from 89 €
Chez Norbert - Hotel in BergheimChez Norbert    
8.5
Bergheim
Hotel Chez Norbert is located in the 16th century town of Bergheim in the heart of the Alsace region. It offers en suite rooms and has a garden and inner courtyard. All rooms are air-conditioned...
Located in BergheimRoom from 83 €
Le Domaine Des Rois - Hotel in BergheimLe Domaine Des Rois     
7.6
Bergheim
This residence is located 200 metres from the historic centre of Bergheim and offers a heated indoor swimming pool, a fitness room and free parking. Le Domaine Des Rois features fully...
Located in BergheimRoom from 52 €

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Best Western Hotel Le Schoenenbourg
Surrounded by vineyards, the Best Western Hotel Le Schoenenbourg is opposite the ramparts of the medieval village of Riquewihr. It features an outdoor...
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