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Epfig

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Epfig - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin
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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 ...).

Geographical information

MunicipalityEpfig
Postcode67680
Latitude48.3596740 (N 48° 21’ 35”)
Longitude7.4643810 (E 7° 27’ 52”)
AltitudeFrom 160m to 311m
Surface area21.90 km²
Population2303 inhabitants
Density105 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (39 km, 29 min)
Insee code67125
IntercommunalityCC Barr-Bernstein
DepartmentBas-Rhin
RegionAlsace

Nearest cities & towns

Itterswiller2.8 km (6 min)
Saint-Pierre3.1 km (5 min)
Eichhoffen3.8 km (6 min)
Nothalten4.9 km (8 min)
Stotzheim5 km (7 min)
Andlau5.2 km (9 min)
Blienschwiller5.2 km (8 min)
Gertwiller6.2 km (8 min)
Mittelbergheim6.4 km (9 min)
Zellwiller6.6 km (9 min)
Barr6.7 km (10 min)
Bernardvillé7.1 km (12 min)
Reichsfeld7.6 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Epfig at the foot of Ungersberg
Epfig at the foot of Ungersberg
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The medieval garden and chapel
The medieval garden and chapel
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Chapel
Chapel
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The church, vineyards, fields of Epfig
The church, vineyards, fields of Epfig
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Stork - the caption (Stadler © JL.) : ' It brings the babies in Alsace ' '
Stork - the caption (Stadler © JL.) : ' It brings the babies in Alsace ' '
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View Epfig
View Epfig
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Chapel of St. Margaret of Epfig
Chapel of St. Margaret of Epfig
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wine Trail Epfig
wine Trail Epfig
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Weather

Thursday 30 july
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
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Friday 31 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (17.1 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellar
Local flavoursFreeBergheim (18.5 km)
Tour of King Dagobert’s wine cellar
CraftsFreeTraenheim (26 km)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations69 € to 138 € Colmar (29 km)
Amazing drive in a dream car
Sports sensations72 € to 448 € Colmar (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Spesbourg and Haut-Andlau Castles
HikeIntermediate3h00Andlau (4.5 km)
Espiègles Trail
HikeEasy1h30Mittelbergheim (4.7 km)
Faces of the heritage of Barr
Village visitEasy1h00Barr (5.7 km)
Hohwald Waterfall
HikeEasy1h30Le Hohwald (11.1 km)
Illwald Forest
HikeEasy3h00Sélestat (11.1 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels