Milestone illuminated on the Wine Route, Kaysersberg, surprises by the charm of its medieval sites clustered around the church (Romanesque portal and carved altarpiece, rarely equaled masterpiece) and the 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 its forest walks in absolute tranquility. Located on the road to St Jacques de Compostela.
With its castle where you can enjoy some of the best wines of Alsace wines: Riesling, Muscat, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and especially imported by the illustrious Schwendi Kientzheim has retained its prestigious past of memories: a wall enclosure with towers, the chapel of Our Lady of Tears, the tombstones of the barons of Schwendi.
Producing famous wines, the coast is a mecca Sigolsheim characteristic of the Battle of the "Colmar Pocket". Custard latter the monastery of Mary Mediatrix calls for meditation and peace of the soul.
Fighting for the Liberation of Sigolsheim were particularly dramatic December 19, 1944. That day, the village was conquered by the five tanks of 1st Platoon, 2nd Squadron 1st R.C.A under the command of the Aspirant Camille Girard. But the US did not follow Infantry, 3 tanks were destroyed and about 25 men, three were wounded, six prisoners taken and Aspiring Girard mortally wounded.