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Rouffach

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Rouffach - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin
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A Rouffach, the former capital of Upper Mundat we enter walk-in rich and unique history of Alsace. There, where the Rhine valley just graze the hillsides of a vineyard of the oldest and famous, he always makes good food since the earliest times.

Thus, the Romans, the Merovingian, the knights of the Teutonic Order, the prince-bishops of Strasbourg, the various religious communities and the Renaissance actors have, over time, shaped and marked the evolution of Rouffach whose charms are now preserved by policy, particularly dynamic, heritage enhancement.

The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, a worthy daughter of the Strasbourg cathedral remains one of the jewels of Romanesque-Gothic art. Isenbourg Castle, built by the Merovingian, overlooking the city of hills flank giving Rouffach a key element of its heritage identity. The numerous monuments and Renaissance houses whose typical due to their famous gables, and the famous tower of witches, complete Rouffach to make a city unique romantic character.

With its Mediterranean climate, its rich history and outstanding environmental, economic dynamism, gourmet restaurants, its great famous vintages and its manifestations such as Musicalta festival or the festival of the witch, Rouffach is a destination for visitors seeking quality of life and splendor preserved in Alsace in both dynamic and authentic.

Do not miss the carnival. That of Rouffach is probably the finest tradition of carnival-speaking Upper Rhine.

Geographical information

MunicipalityRouffach
Postcode68250
Tourism labels
Latitude47.9570640 (N 47° 57’ 25”)
Longitude7.2994170 (E 7° 17’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 195m to 980m
Surface area40.05 km²
Population4770 inhabitants
Density119 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (11.3 mi, 21 min)
Insee code68287
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Rouffach, Vignobles et Châteaux
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
TerritoryAlsace
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Gundolsheim2.6 mi (8 min)
Pfaffenheim2.6 mi (6 min)
Westhalten3.4 mi (10 min)
Niederentzen4.4 mi (10 min)
Gueberschwihr4.5 mi (9 min)
Oberentzen4.8 mi (11 min)
Biltzheim4.9 mi (12 min)
Hattstatt5.1 mi (8 min)
Oberhergheim5.1 mi (11 min)
Soultzmatt5.4 mi (11 min)
Obermorschwihr5.9 mi (10 min)
Munwiller5.9 mi (12 min)
Issenheim6 mi (9 min)
Orschwihr6.2 mi (13 min)
Meyenheim6.3 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

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Events and festivities

Photos

Old Town Hall and Witches Tower (© J.E)
Old Town Hall and Witches Tower (© J.E)
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Isenbourg Castle, seen from the north courtyard (© J.E)
Isenbourg Castle, seen from the north courtyard (© J.E)
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Ancient well (© Jean Espirat)
Ancient well (© Jean Espirat)
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House facade, along the old rampart (© J.E)
House facade, along the old rampart (© J.E)
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Old Town Hall of Rouffach
Old Town Hall of Rouffach
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Chapel of Oelberg (© Jean Espirat)
Chapel of Oelberg (© Jean Espirat)
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Old corn market
Old corn market
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Three adults watch the cigogneau - Rouffach park (© Jean Espirat)
Three adults watch the cigogneau - Rouffach park (© Jean Espirat)
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Mayor of Rouffach
Mayor of Rouffach
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Vineyard crest
Vineyard crest
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Calvary on the way to the Oelberg
Calvary on the way to the Oelberg
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Badge on a house
Badge on a house
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Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
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Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
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Nave of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
Nave of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
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Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Chapiteau of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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High altar of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
High altar of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
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Rosette of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
Rosette of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (© Jean Espirat)
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Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Witch's Tower of Rouffach
Witch's Tower of Rouffach
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Old church of the Récollets (© Jean Espirat)
Old church of the Récollets (© Jean Espirat)
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Old house with oriel and turret (© Jean Espirat)
Old house with oriel and turret (© Jean Espirat)
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Fountain on a square (© Jean Espirat)
Fountain on a square (© Jean Espirat)
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Remains of the medieval western wall (© Jean Espirat)
Remains of the medieval western wall (© Jean Espirat)
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Grave sculpture in the church (© Jean Espirat)
Grave sculpture in the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Ancient well (© Jean Espirat)
Ancient well (© Jean Espirat)
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Well dated 1578 (© Jean Espirat)
Well dated 1578 (© Jean Espirat)
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Dating of the well (© Jean Espirat)
Dating of the well (© Jean Espirat)
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Mother stork watches over her chick - Rouffach Park (© J.E)
Mother stork watches over her chick - Rouffach Park (© J.E)
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Stork park of Rouffach (© Jean Espirat)
Stork park of Rouffach (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival friendship (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival friendship (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
Carnival (© Jean Espirat)
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Statue on the church (© J.E)
Statue on the church (© J.E)
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Statue on the church (© J.E)
Statue on the church (© J.E)
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Statue on the church (© J.E)
Statue on the church (© J.E)
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Statue on the church (© J.E)
Statue on the church (© J.E)
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Statue on the church (© J.E)
Statue on the church (© J.E)
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Statue on the north facade of the church (© J.E)
Statue on the north facade of the church (© J.E)
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Statue of Saint John of Nep, in a street (© J.E)
Statue of Saint John of Nep, in a street (© J.E)
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Angel on the west facade of the church (© J.E)
Angel on the west facade of the church (© J.E)
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Angel on the trumpet, on the eastern facade of the church (© J.E)
Angel on the trumpet, on the eastern facade of the church (© J.E)
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Another angel with trumpet (© J.E)
Another angel with trumpet (© J.E)
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Isenbourg Castle, seen from the city center (© J.E)
Isenbourg Castle, seen from the city center (© J.E)
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Badge of Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (© J.E)
Badge of Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (© J.E)
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Fountain of the protecting Virgin in the city (© J.E)
Fountain of the protecting Virgin in the city (© J.E)
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History of the castle of Isenbourg (© J.E)
History of the castle of Isenbourg (© J.E)
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History of the castle of Isenbourg (© J.E)
History of the castle of Isenbourg (© 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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Lintel dated 1566 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1566 (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1582 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1582 (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1601 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1601 (© J.E)
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Lintel dated 1686 (© J.E)
Lintel dated 1686 (© J.E)
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Organ and rosette of the church (© J.E)
Organ and rosette of the church (© J.E)
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Sculpture over a door of an Isenbourg castle dependency (© J.E)
Sculpture over a door of an Isenbourg castle dependency (© J.E)
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Weather

Friday 24 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 25 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 11°C
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Sunday 26 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rieflé-Landmann winery tour
Local flavoursFreePfaffenheim (1.5 mi)
Little Prince Theme Park
Entertainment15 € to 20 € Ungersheim (6.7 mi)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (8.8 mi)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (11 mi)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 11 € Cernay (13.3 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Eguisheim-Hagueneck Castle-Wettolsheim
HikeIntermediate3h00Eguisheim (5.9 mi)
Eguisheim Wine-making Trail
Village visitEasy1h15Eguisheim (5.9 mi)
Fischboedlé Lake
HikeEasy2h00Metzeral (12 mi)
Beblenheim Vineyards
HikeEasy2h00Beblenheim (14 mi)
Bruscher waterfall and botanical trail
HikeIntermediate3h00Ranspach (14.3 mi)

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