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Châtenois

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Châtenois - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin
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Small town of 3900 inhabitants, is situated at the foot Châtenois of Hahnenberg, at the mouth of two valleys in the Vosges, on the wine route and 3 km from Selestat. City of Celtic origin, it has preserved the remains outstanding. Carrefour important Alsace Centre, Châtenois is also the starting point for many hikes.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChâtenois
Postcode67730
Tourism labels
Latitude48.2725180 (N 48° 16’ 21”)
Longitude7.3994940 (E 7° 23’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 179m to 525m
Surface area14.57 km²
Population4082 inhabitants
Density280 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (55 km, 36 min)
Insee code67073
IntercommunalityCC de Sélestat
DepartmentBas-Rhin
TerritoryAlsace
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Kintzheim2.1 km (4 min)
Scherwiller3 km (6 min)
Orschwiller4.2 km (8 min)
Sélestat5.2 km (11 min)
Saint-Hippolyte6.2 km (11 min)
Dieffenthal6.7 km (12 min)
Neubois6.9 km (10 min)
Dambach-la-Ville7.7 km (11 min)
Thanvillé7.8 km (10 min)
Rodern7.9 km (13 min)
Rorschwihr8.1 km (12 min)
Saint-Maurice8.6 km (10 min)
La Vancelle8.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Pierre-Bois9.2 km (13 min)
Dieffenbach-au-Val9.4 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Esplanade between the first and second fortified walls (© J.E)
Esplanade between the first and second fortified walls (© J.E)
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The Amthaus (© J.E)
The Amthaus (© J.E)
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City of Châtenois (© J.E)
City of Châtenois (© J.E)
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Châtenois, seen from the ruins of the Ortenburg (© J.E)
Châtenois, seen from the ruins of the Ortenburg (© J.E)
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Tower of the Witches and east wall of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
Tower of the Witches and east wall of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
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Old well, in the medieval garden (© J.E)
Old well, in the medieval garden (© J.E)
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Remains of the foundations of the old castle (© J.E)
Remains of the foundations of the old castle (© J.E)
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Tower of the Witches, seen from the bottom of the street of the church (© J.E)
Tower of the Witches, seen from the bottom of the street of the church (© J.E)
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Presbytery (© J.E)
Presbytery (© J.E)
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Tour of the Witches
Tour of the Witches
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Defensive ditch and second enclosure of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
Defensive ditch and second enclosure of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
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Church of St. George and the ramparts of the fortified cemetery
Church of St. George and the ramparts of the fortified cemetery
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Folklore Festival
Folklore Festival
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Information about Amthaus (© J.E)
Information about Amthaus (© J.E)
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Hostel zu den 3 königen - Hostel from 1596 to 1783 - Corner posts of 1712 (© J.E)
Hostel zu den 3 königen - Hostel from 1596 to 1783 - Corner posts of 1712 (© J.E)
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Beguinage (© J.E)
Beguinage (© J.E)
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Information about the beguinage (© J.E)
Information about the beguinage (© J.E)
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Sundial against a wall (© J.E)
Sundial against a wall (© J.E)
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Chapel of St. Anne (© J.E)
Chapel of St. Anne (© J.E)
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Interior of the Sainte-Anne chapel (© J.E)
Interior of the Sainte-Anne chapel (© J.E)
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Painted ceiling, of the Sainte-Anne chapel (© J.E)
Painted ceiling, of the Sainte-Anne chapel (© J.E)
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Chapel of the Holy Cross (© J.E)
Chapel of the Holy Cross (© J.E)
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Fountain of the Virgin and Child, rue Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
Fountain of the Virgin and Child, rue Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
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Lintel, dated (© J.E)
Lintel, dated (© J.E)
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Lintel, dated (© J.E)
Lintel, dated (© J.E)
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Lintel, dated (© J.E)
Lintel, dated (© J.E)
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Lintel and door frames, carved and dated 1604 (© J.E)
Lintel and door frames, carved and dated 1604 (© J.E)
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Information on the lintel and door frame of 1604 (© J.E)
Information on the lintel and door frame of 1604 (© J.E)
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House with arcades and oriel (© J.E)
House with arcades and oriel (© J.E)
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House with arcades and oriel (© J.E)
House with arcades and oriel (© J.E)
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House of the miller Heinrich Berger, renovated in 1776 (© J.E)
House of the miller Heinrich Berger, renovated in 1776 (© J.E)
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House rebuilt in 1722 - Porch dated 1570 (© J.E)
House rebuilt in 1722 - Porch dated 1570 (© J.E)
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Half-timbered houses (© J.E)
Half-timbered houses (© J.E)
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Half-timbered houses (© J.E)
Half-timbered houses (© J.E)
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Small canal, along the street Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
Small canal, along the street Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
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Small two-bin fountain, rue Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
Small two-bin fountain, rue Maréchal Foch (© J.E)
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Porch carved and dated 1578 (© J.E)
Porch carved and dated 1578 (© J.E)
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Remains of the east gate, of the city (© J.E)
Remains of the east gate, of the city (© J.E)
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Tour des Sorcières, view of the medieval garden (© J.E)
Tour des Sorcières, view of the medieval garden (© J.E)
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Tour of the Witches (© J.E)
Tour of the Witches (© J.E)
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Façade of the Saint-Georges church (© J.E)
Façade of the Saint-Georges church (© J.E)
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Eglise Saint-Georges, seen from behind (© J.E)
Eglise Saint-Georges, seen from behind (© J.E)
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Bell tower of the Saint-Georges church (© J.E)
Bell tower of the Saint-Georges church (© J.E)
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Nave of the church (© J.E)
Nave of the church (© J.E)
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High altar and altarpiece of the church (© J.E)
High altar and altarpiece of the church (© J.E)
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Lateral altar in the church (© J.E)
Lateral altar in the church (© J.E)
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Lateral altar in the church (© J.E)
Lateral altar in the church (© J.E)
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Chair of the Church (© J.E)
Chair of the Church (© J.E)
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Slab engraved, in the church (© J.E)
Slab engraved, in the church (© J.E)
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Baptismal Fonts of the Church (© J.E)
Baptismal Fonts of the Church (© J.E)
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Ditch and second enclosure, north side (© J.E)
Ditch and second enclosure, north side (© J.E)
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Information about the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
Information about the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
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Plan of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
Plan of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
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Information on the ramparts (© J.E)
Information on the ramparts (© J.E)
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Organ of Silbermann (© J.E)
Organ of Silbermann (© J.E)
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Information on the organ (© J.E)
Information on the organ (© J.E)
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Holy Sepulcher, in the church (© J.E)
Holy Sepulcher, in the church (© J.E)
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Model of the framework of the church, in the church (© J.E)
Model of the framework of the church, in the church (© J.E)
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Model of the walls of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
Model of the walls of the fortified cemetery (© J.E)
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Pietà, in the church (© J.E)
Pietà, in the church (© J.E)
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Altarpiece of the church (© J.E)
Altarpiece of the church (© J.E)
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Statuette of Saint George, in the church (© J.E)
Statuette of Saint George, in the church (© J.E)
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Statuette of Saint George, in the church (© J.E)
Statuette of Saint George, in the church (© J.E)
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Virgin and Child, in the church (© J.E)
Virgin and Child, in the church (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of the church (© J.E)
Stained glass window of the church (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of the church (© J.E)
Stained glass window of the church (© J.E)
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Weather

Tuesday 26 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
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Wednesday 27 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
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Thursday 28 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (6.3 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellar
Local flavoursFreeBergheim (7.7 km)
Interactive exhibition at Les Ateliers de la Seigneurie
Culture and education4 € to 6 € Andlau (12.8 km)
Slide to Koba Wakepark
Sports sensations19 € Wittisheim (12.8 km)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (18.2 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Illwald Forest
HikeEasy3h00Sélestat (4.4 km)
Bergheim - The Three Castles of Ribeauvillé
HikeIntermediate4h00Bergheim (7.9 km)
Alumni Promenade
HikeEasy1h40Rombach-le-Franc (10.2 km)
Spesbourg and Haut-Andlau Castles
HikeIntermediate3h00Andlau (12.7 km)
Discovering the two castles of Andlau
HikeIntermediate3h00Andlau (12.8 km)

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