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Andlau

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Andlau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin
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In its green vineyards and forests, the city of Andlau part of a magnificent landscape. Andlau developed around the abbey, founded in 880 by Richarde, wife of the Carolingian Charles the Fat. It became the stronghold of the family Andlau, the town has its own coat of arms. City wine and gastronomy, place des Grands Crus of Alsace (Kastelberg - Wiebelsberg - Moenchberg) Andlau houses a remarkable architectural heritage: St. Richarde abbey, castles Spesbourg and Upper Andlau, numerous Renaissance pieces of stone and wood ... Romanesque sculpture is in the foreground. While respecting tradition, Andlau turned to the future: the city boasts some 700 industrial jobs or service.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAndlau
Postcode67140
Tourism label
Latitude48.3861570 (N 48° 23’ 10”)
Longitude7.4174630 (E 7° 25’ 3”)
AltitudeFrom 205m to 795m
Surface area23.69 km²
Population1824 inhabitants
Density76 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (24 mi, 32 min)
Insee code67010
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Barr
DepartmentBas-Rhin
TerritoryAlsace
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Eichhoffen1.5 mi (4 min)
Mittelbergheim1.5 mi (4 min)
Itterswiller2.4 mi (7 min)
Barr2.4 mi (8 min)
Epfig3.2 mi (9 min)
Saint-Pierre3.4 mi (7 min)
Bernardvillé3.5 mi (9 min)
Heiligenstein3.5 mi (11 min)
Nothalten3.7 mi (11 min)
Gertwiller3.9 mi (8 min)
Reichsfeld3.9 mi (11 min)
Stotzheim4.2 mi (11 min)
Zellwiller4.2 mi (9 min)
Blienschwiller4.6 mi (13 min)
Bourgheim5 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Andlau Town Hall (© J.E)
Andlau Town Hall (© J.E)
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The south door, seen from the outside (© J.E)
The south door, seen from the outside (© J.E)
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Statue of a bear with a bunch of grapes (© J.E)
Statue of a bear with a bunch of grapes (© J.E)
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Creek Andlau, in the village (© J.E)
Creek Andlau, in the village (© J.E)
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In the city center
In the city center
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In the city center
In the city center
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A very beautiful facade: the bakery
A very beautiful facade: the bakery
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The monk watches over the tourist village of Andlau
The monk watches over the tourist village of Andlau
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Ancient well (© J.E)
Ancient well (© J.E)
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Altar of the Virgin, in the church (© J.E)
Altar of the Virgin, in the church (© J.E)
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Altar of the church (© J.E)
Altar of the church (© J.E)
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Baptistery of the church (© J.E)
Baptistery of the church (© J.E)
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Remaining building of the former Sainte-Richarde abbey (© J.E)
Remaining building of the former Sainte-Richarde abbey (© J.E)
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Chair of the Church (© J.E)
Chair of the Church (© J.E)
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History of the chapel Saint-André (© J.E)
History of the chapel Saint-André (© J.E)
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History of the castles of Andlau (© J.E)
History of the castles of Andlau (© J.E)
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Lintel spanner dated 1625 (© J.E)
Lintel spanner dated 1625 (© J.E)
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Crypt of the church (© J.E)
Crypt of the church (© J.E)
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Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
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Saint Richarde Fountain (© J.E)
Saint Richarde Fountain (© J.E)
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History of Andlau (© J.E)
History of Andlau (© J.E)
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History of the upper door (© J.E)
History of the upper door (© J.E)
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The south door, seen from the inside (© J.E)
The south door, seen from the inside (© J.E)
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History of the witches tower (© J.E)
History of the witches tower (© J.E)
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The witches' tower (© J.E)
The witches' tower (© J.E)
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The former cloister well (© J.E)
The former cloister well (© J.E)
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History of the cloister well (© J.E)
History of the cloister well (© J.E)
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History of Spesburg Castle (© J.E)
History of Spesburg Castle (© J.E)
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Legend of the bear of Andlau (© J.E)
Legend of the bear of Andlau (© J.E)
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Old Richmond Hotel (© J.E)
Old Richmond Hotel (© J.E)
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Richmond Hotel History (© J.E)
Richmond Hotel History (© J.E)
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Lintel key with two bears (© J.E)
Lintel key with two bears (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1666 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1666 (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1672 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1672 (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1660 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1660 (© J.E)
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Statue of the bear, near the church (© J.E)
Statue of the bear, near the church (© J.E)
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Nave of the Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
Nave of the Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
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Church organ (© J.E)
Church organ (© J.E)
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Portal of the church surrounded by a carved frieze (© J.E)
Portal of the church surrounded by a carved frieze (© J.E)
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Reliquary of St. Richarde, in the church (© J.E)
Reliquary of St. Richarde, in the church (© J.E)
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Altarpiece of the Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
Altarpiece of the Church of St. Richarde (© J.E)
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Samson supporting the pulpit of the church (© J.E)
Samson supporting the pulpit of the church (© J.E)
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Central sculpture, above the portal of the church (© J.E)
Central sculpture, above the portal of the church (© J.E)
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Sculpture on the right, above the church portal (© J.E)
Sculpture on the right, above the church portal (© J.E)
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Sculpture on the left, above the church portal (© J.E)
Sculpture on the left, above the church portal (© J.E)
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The portal, surrounded by its carved frieze (© J.E)
The portal, surrounded by its carved frieze (© J.E)
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Statue of St. Richarde, in the church (© J.E)
Statue of St. Richarde, in the church (© J.E)
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Virgin and Child, in the crypt of the church (© J.E)
Virgin and Child, in the crypt of the church (© J.E)
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Weather

Friday 22 february
Min. 2°C - Max. 14°C
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Saturday 23 february
Min. 1°C - Max. 14°C
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Sunday 24 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise at the heart of Strasbourg
Entertainment40 € to 300 € Achenheim (16.3 mi)
Relax at the Spa de l’Ile by Asian Villa
Well-being45 € Ostwald (17.4 mi)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (19.2 mi)
Guided Walking Tour of Strasbourg – 2 hours
Culture and education52 € Strasbourg (20 mi)
Rickshaw tour of the Petite-France neighbourhood!
Entertainment30 € Strasbourg (20 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Spesbourg and Haut-Andlau Castles
HikeIntermediate3h00Andlau
Discovering the two castles of Andlau
HikeIntermediate3h00Andlau
Espiègles Trail
HikeEasy1h30Mittelbergheim (1.4 mi)
Faces of the heritage of Barr
Village visitEasy1h00Barr (2.1 mi)
Hohwald Waterfall
HikeEasy1h30Le Hohwald (4.2 mi)

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