Milestone illuminated on the Wine Route, Kaysersberg, surprised by the charm of its medieval sites clustered around the church (Romanesque portal and carved altarpiece, a masterpiece of rarely equaled) and fortified bridge dominated by the castle (remains of the old free city of the Decapolis). Its strategic position revives the memory of the Roman road that connected the Alsace Lorraine. This is one of the most charming cities of Alsace with its cobbled streets and timbered houses richly decorated. In addition, the hometown of Dr. Schweitzer is characterized by the approval of his walks in a quiet forest. Located on the road to St Jacques de Compostela.
Historical tour in the old town or audio tour, rent in the Tourist Office.
Circuits circular walks from Kaysersberg. Circuit remarkable trees (maps available at the Tourist Office).
Birthplace and museum of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Peace.
Glass art Kaysersberg: its artisanal workshop and housed in a restored 16th (free entry) home store.
Local history museum (July-August).
Medieval castle Kaysersberg. To get there on foot: from the Town Hall Square, pass under the porch and turn left towards the scented garden. Trail recently refurbished fairly easy access (10 minutes).
Many shops to stroll, catering and small snacks in restaurants, breweries, bakeries and tea rooms in the city.
Easter Kaysersberg: exhibition, sale of decorated eggs, presentation of barnyard animals, decorations of the city: the weekend 15 days before Easter.
Gourmet On: May 1.
Wake stones: mid-May.
Celebration of the summer solstice: the weekend of June 21.
Sound and light or folklore festival: the weekend of July 14, alternating every 2 years.
Mountain cottage party at Weibel: 1st Sunday of August.
Pottery market: the first weekend of September.
Market and preludes Christmas Kaysersberg: journey to the heart of tradition. Authentic Christmas market, illuminations of the old town, concerts, exhibitions. 4 weekends of Advent: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10h-20h.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
From Colmar, Kaysersberg is the last village before the Welshman country, the valley to the Col du Bonhomme, an entire micro-history (see the museum Welshman Countries Frankland).
Do not forget to take a walk through the vineyards (1h30 trip) Military Cemetery Sigolsheim (cemetery) located above the vineyards of Mambourg (Grand Cru), through the beautiful village of Kientzheim. Lovely view of Kaysersberg and the plain of Alsace.
Many activities in summer and winter 30 minutes Kaysersberg, the resort of Lac Blanc: barefoot trail, adventure park, bike park, hiking or mountain biking, climbing, paragliding, downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing , huskies,