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Schiltigheim

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Schiltigheim - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin
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Attached to Strasbourg, Schiltigheim is the beer capital of Alsace and is adjacent to its traditional activities breweries, food processing, mechanical industries, activities in advanced technology. At the same time, the City of Brewers has maintained and developed a lifestyle particularly rich in social life, culture and sports. Particularly dynamic clubs and at the highest level in wrestling, basketball and football make the city an active city in sport.

In more than 13 centuries of history, Schiltigheim crossed adventure towns of the Rhine basin. In the seventh century "Sciltung" a Frankish warrior stood on a hill north of Strasbourg and founded what would become "Sciltungsheim" and the current Schiltigheim. Meanwhile, the city has experienced the consequences of a turbulent history and was burned several times.

As early as 1396, one of the first brewers settled in the village, but from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century that large breweries are established.

World famous breweries (Adelshoffen, Heineken, Fisherman, Schutzenberger), it remains unfortunately more than Heineken. But every August the Oktoberfest beer remains a memorable event which attracts many people with entertainment and friendly atmosphere.

This is Schiltigheim the first Municipal Council of Children was created.

Schiltigheim is connected to Strasbourg center line B of the TRAM as well as the bus network of the CTS (Strasbourg Transport Company). A bus line also connects to Schiltigheim Cronenbourg, Hautepierre, the Hautepierre hospital outlying districts of Strasbourg. Schiltigheim Strasbourg and therefore benefit from a network of bike paths to visit the area (bike rental free service possible at several points in Strasbourg). Schiltigheim is 3 km from Strasbourg train station: 30 minutes walk, 20 minutes by tram (line C and B). Strasbourg Cathedral is 3 km (6 minutes by tram line B).

Geographical information

MunicipalitySchiltigheim
Postcode67300
Tourism label
Latitude48.6052260 (N 48° 36’ 19”)
Longitude7.7484530 (E 7° 44’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 133m to 152m
Surface area7.63 km²
Population31986 inhabitants
Density4192 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (2.9 km, 6 min)
Insee code67447
IntercommunalityME ole de Strasbourg
DepartmentBas-Rhin
RegionAlsace

Nearest cities & towns

Bischheim1.1 km (3 min)
Hoenheim1.9 km (4 min)
Souffelweyersheim3.9 km (10 min)
Strasbourg4 km (11 min)
Reichstett5.2 km (12 min)
Niederhausbergen5.4 km (10 min)
Mittelhausbergen5.7 km (12 min)
Mundolsheim6 km (13 min)
Oberhausbergen7 km (13 min)
Eckbolsheim8.2 km (12 min)
Dingsheim8.4 km (17 min)
Griesheim-sur-Souffel8.9 km (16 min)
La Wantzenau9.4 km (14 min)
Lingolsheim9.8 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Performance halls
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Events and festivities

Photos

Washhouse Schiltigheim under snow
Washhouse Schiltigheim under snow
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the Rose Garden Park
the Rose Garden Park
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Street and old houses in Alsace
Street and old houses in Alsace
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Weather

Wednesday 29 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 18°C
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Thursday 30 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C
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Friday 31 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of King Dagobert’s wine cellar
CraftsFreeTraenheim (19.8 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Orangery Park and the European Parliament
HikeEasy1h30Schiltigheim
Bruche Canal cycle path
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Osthoffen (14.2 km)
Altorf discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h30Altorf (18 km)
The Three Chapels
HikeEasy4h00Marlenheim (19.2 km)
Itinerary through the old town of Molsheim
Village visitEasy1h00Molsheim (20 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

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Hotels