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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

Hunawihr - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

The village lies between Hunawihr Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé and was built on the sides of a narrow valley. The village name comes from the name of the wife of one of the first lords of the country and Latin villare Hune (farm). Hune was made to serve the poor and washed their clothes at the fountain (fountain Ste Hune, still exists), she died in 679 and was beatified April 15, 1520 by the Bishop of Basel by Pope Leo X.

Originally the church was a chapel that was transformed over the centuries in fortified church as we know it today. The construction of the church as it stands today dates from the 14th and 15th centuries.

Attached to the counts of Montbéliard-Württemberg, Hunawihr residents were forced to convert to Protestantism to reform. It took Louis the 14th and the installation of seven Catholic families (1687) for the Catholic religion can be reintroduced into the church. The simultaneum (both Roman Catholic and Protestant in the same place) is still in practice today. And if the past cohabitation does not come without problems, now the two communities live more serenely.

Since the raw Hunawihr always have an excellent reputation.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude48.1793620 (N 48° 10’ 46”)
Longitude7.3090720 (E 7° 18’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 228m to 686m
Surface area4.81 km²
Population606 inhabitants
Density125 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (16.3 km, 22 min)
Insee code68147
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Ribeauvillé
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Zellenberg3 km (5 min)
Ribeauvillé3.1 km (7 min)
Riquewihr4.1 km (7 min)
Beblenheim4.8 km (7 min)
Mittelwihr5.3 km (8 min)
Bergheim5.8 km (10 min)
Bennwihr5.9 km (9 min)
Ostheim6.5 km (12 min)
Rorschwihr6.9 km (10 min)
Guémar8.3 km (13 min)
Rodern8.6 km (14 min)
Saint-Hippolyte8.9 km (15 min)
Ammerschwihr10.9 km (16 min)
Illhaeusern11 km (17 min)
Houssen11.3 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Fortified church visit in July and August every Friday at 18:30.

Park Otters and Storks. Butterfly house.

Heritage Tour, which will help you discover the oldest houses in the village and their history (brochure available at City Hall or multi-service).

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Gourmand in May.

Guided Tour of the Hunawihr Church
Guided Tour of the Village of Hunawihr
Open Doors at the Hunawihr Winery


Panoramic view of Hunawihr
Panoramic view of Hunawihr
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View Hunawihr
View Hunawihr
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Storks - Reintroduction Center Hunawihr
Storks - Reintroduction Center Hunawihr
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The village is adorned with gold Hunawihr
The village is adorned with gold Hunawihr
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Painted ceiling of the chapel
Painted ceiling of the chapel
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A model of the medieval chapel
A model of the medieval chapel
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A second model (another time)
A second model (another time)
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Church Hunawihr
Church Hunawihr
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Butterfly Garden
Butterfly Garden
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Tuesday 9 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 30°C
Wednesday 10 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 31°C
Thursday 11 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 32°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Tour "Pearl of the vineyard" - Wine Trail in five different municipalities.

Visit Riquewihr, medieval village.

Ribeauvillé visit small medieval town. Pfifferdaj every first Sunday of September.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Chocolate discovery workshop & chat
Local flavoursFreeRibeauvillé (3 km)
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (6 km)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education3 € to 7 € Colmar (11.7 km)
Museum of Wood Trades
Culture and education6 € to 8 € Labaroche (12.1 km)
Visit the Confitures du Climont jam workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeRanrupt (22 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
In the forests of Hunawihr and Riquewihr
Beblenheim Vineyards
HikeEasy2h00Beblenheim (2.6 km)
More about Bergheim
HikeIntermediate4h00Bergheim (4.4 km)
Alumni Promenade
HikeEasy1h40Rombach-le-Franc (12.1 km)
Illwald Forest
HikeEasy3h00Sélestat (14.1 km)


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