Epfig

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownEpfig
Insee code67125
Postcode67680
Latitude48.3596740
Longitude7.4643810
AltitudeFrom 160 to 311 meters
Surface21.90 km²
Population2253 inhabitants
Density102 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townStrasbourg (at 39 km, 29 min)Itterswiller at 2.5 km
DepartmentBas-RhinSaint-Pierre at 2.7 km
RegionAlsaceSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Epfig stretches on the gentle slopes of a hill that belongs to the foothills of the Ungersberg.

The village is formed around a Roman fort built by Julius Caesar. The town is mentioned for the first time in 762 and his name is derived from the Latin "apex" (top). It is owned by the Bishops of Strasbourg the 11th century to the Revolution.

The town extends over 2 200 hectares. The 560 hectares planted with vines on the municipal ban make Epfig most common wine from Alsace. It is crossed by the Wine Trail Fronholz.

The town of Epfig offers a wide range of services, products enjoy a historical (Rohan Castle ...) and landscapes to discover. The town also hosts the largest French producer of chocolate molds (Easter Bunnies, Saint Nicolas ...).


SIGHTSEEING

  • The chapel of Sainte-Marguerite (XI-XII centuries) is one of the major sites of Romanesque regional. Located at the end of the Sainte-Marguerite (Kogenheim direction), the chapel is characterized by its cross-shaped construction, fully arched 11th century, at the crossroads which is the tower. Visitors can also explore its medieval garden.
  • The castle of Rohan.
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EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Ste-Marguerite Festival: July.
  • Wine & Traditions (wine festival): 1st Sunday of August.
  • Folklore Evenings: summer evenings.
  • Reception of tourists in July and August. Every Sunday morning from 11am to 12pm, Town Hall Square, a place to welcome tourists, in the presence of several villagers. Sparkling wine, Gewurztraminer, Kougelhopf will be offered.
  • December: from the 2nd Sunday of Advent from 11 am to 12 pm, welcoming tourists to the relay of the road opposite the Romanesque chapel of Sainte-Marguerite. Tourists can discover the Alsatian traditions, share a moment about a hot with wine and bredele bierewecke.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Mont Sainte-Odile.
  • Mini Brewery of St. Peter.
  • Bike tours and road bike trails.
  • Cities of Barr and Dambach-la-Ville.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cellar tour and wine tastingLocal flavoursFreeRodern (17.1 km)
Tour and tasting at the Bott Frères cellars Local flavoursFreeRibeauvillé (22 km)
Helicopter flight in AlsaceSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Colmar (29 km)

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PHOTOS

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Epfig at the foot of the UngersbergEpfig at the foot of the Ungersberg
Chapelle Sainte-Marguerite d'EpfigChapelle Sainte-Marguerite d'Epfig
 
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WEATHER

Wednesday 16 April
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Thursday 17 April
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Friday 18 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAu Boeuf Rouge  
8.7
Andlau
In a building of 16th century architecture exception, this traditional invites you to sit at her table beautiful. His charm catches you soon crossed the doors, exposed beams, fireplace...
Located 4.5 km from Epfig33 € per person 
Alsatian restaurantAux Deux Clefs
Dambach-la-Ville
WINSTUB CHARMING - In an authentic Alsatian village, the restaurant Aux Deux Clefs Dambach-la-Ville has everything a charming rural inn decor rustic wooded warm welcome and typical...
Located 5.2 km from Epfig28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Potin  
9.5
Barr
EAST ALL - This is Barr, ideally situated between Strasbourg and Colmar, the wine route, the restaurant opens its doors Au Potin. This restaurant which skillfully surfs between tradition...
Located 5.4 km from Epfig32 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsGite de la tulipe    
9.4
Mittelbergheim
Guest rooms with private swimming pool covered. Exceptional location in the heart of a vineyard. Breakfast improved. Hiking on the spot. Many attractions nearby (Mont Ste Odile, Obernai,...
Located 4.8 km from EpfigFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsHouse with 3 bedrooms    
9.5
Neubois
House located in the heart of a village in the valley town at the foot of Castle Frankenbourg. Only 15 min and 30 min of Sélestat Colmar. Less than 30 min, are the Haut Koenigsbourg...
Located 10.8 km from Epfig40 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsChambres et table d'hôtes l'Altenberg    
9.7
Neubois
At the heart of the valley of Villé, between Colmar and Strasbourg, discover our room and breakfast charm. Richarde and Jean-Marie welcome you in their five comfortable rooms, where...
Located 11.2 km from Epfig60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 8 personsL'ancienne ferme
Epfig
This property sits on a plot of 9 acres in the heart of the village is an old Alsatian farm seventeenth century. The 160m² house is fully equipped. With a superb lounge, large kitchen,...
Located in EpfigFrom 730 € to 1250 € per week 
Farm for 10 personsGîtes Les Petits Tisserands  
9.8
Epfig
Our gîte is in a 16th-century farm outhouse. In restoring this corn loft, we have taken special care to respect the features of the Alsatian house, E.g. by preserving the beauty of...
Located in EpfigFrom 540 € to 740 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte***le Châtaignier et les hirondelles  
9.4
Epfig
Epfig At the heart of Alsace in the vineyard Lower Rinois, detached cottage, comfortable and quiet in a green and flowery. Timbered house completely renovated. Fully equipped kitchen...
Located in EpfigFrom 370 € to 420 € 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 16.2 km from Epfig11.50 € per day 
97 places over 5 haCamp Au Clair Ruisseau    
9
Gerstheim
Camping quiet, spacious places with electricity connection (16 A), water and evacuation. Cabins and mobile homes for rent. Families and groups welcome, Pets welcome. Modern sanitary...
Located 18.6 km from EpfigFrom 15.40 € to 16.90 € per day 
70 places over 2 haAlsace camping     NEW
Gresswiller
Located on the edge of the forest, the site has a reputation as a quiet ground in friendly touch and well maintained facilities. The field has a twenty spaces reserved for tourists....
Located 19.6 km from Epfig 

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HOTELS

Hotel Kieffer - Hotel in EpfigHotel Kieffer     
8.7
Itterswiller
Located on the Alsace Wine Route, Hotel Kieffer offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV. It is possible to arrange wine-tasting with the owner. Each room includes a...
Located 2.3 km from EpfigRoom from 50 €
Hotel Restaurant Faller Emmebuckel - Hotel in EpfigHotel Restaurant Faller Emmebuckel    
8.8
Itterswiller
Set in a typical, Alsatian building with timber framing, this hotel is located in Itterswiller. Surrounded by a flowered garden, guests can relax on the furnished terrace and enjoy...
Located 2.3 km from EpfigRoom from 56 €
Domaine du Haras de Saint Pierre - Hotel in EpfigDomaine du Haras de Saint Pierre    
9
Saint-Pierre
Located in the heart of the vineyards on the Alsace Wine Route, Domaine du Haras de Saint-Pierre is situated just 10 km from Obernai and 3 km from the A35 motorway, which leads to Strasbourg...
Located 2.4 km from EpfigRoom from 99 €

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Hôtel Gutenberg
Ideally situated in the city centre of Strasbourg, opposite the cathedral and next to the historic district of La Petite France, the Hotel Gutenberg has...
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