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Saverne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin

Saverne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin
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The city can be discovered with the 18th-century Rohan castle. The building contains today a museum dedicated to archaeology, art and history. The Grand'Rue (high street) is lined with beautiful old half-timbered houses, the most famous being the Katz house with carved beams.

In the surroundings, the Haut-Barr castle offers a beautiful panoramic view of the city of Saverne, and when the weather allows it, even a view of the spire of the Strasbourg cathedral!

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Saverne

Saverne, a city of about 12,000 inhabitants is located at the foot of the coast of Saverne and outlet of the valley of the Zorn, in the plain of Alsace.

Backed Vosges Saverne has always been an important step towards connecting the plain of Alsace Lorraine plateau.

"Ah, the beautiful garden that is!". Thus exclaimed Louis 14th in discovering Saverne Region. Saverne, located at the gates of the Parc Naturel Régional des Vosges du Nord and the borders of Lorraine, has remained the beautiful garden.

From the time of the Gallic city, became Roman camp called "Tres Tabernae" until today, Saverne retains traces of its historic role of his past life - remains of Roman walls, medieval wall, church Romanesque cloister, half-timbered houses - the city appears in all its attractions in an exceptional natural site at the foot of wooded hills, crowned castle-forts that surround it, as so many superb and eternal sentinels. But above all, the majestic castle of Rohan, with his immense neoclassical facade recalls the glory of the Prince Bishops and reflects the historical role of Saverne, seat of the diocese for several centuries.

Saverne comes alive throughout the year to keep pace with the party. Many festivities (shows, folklore, exhibitions, contests and festivals) are held at the Chateau des Rohan, at the Rose Garden, gardens, squares and streets for the night to extend the pleasure of being in Alsace . Music lovers of all kinds, and Saverne Region offers the opportunity to attend many different types of concerts. Art lovers, each year, Space Rohan offers colorful cultural season, during which you will be given to attend various theatrical performances. For most athletes, Saverne has a fleet of modern and comprehensive facilities (tennis, soccer, swimming, riding, climbing ...). Mountain biking, hiking and equestrian, fitness trails are played on marked trails.

Voisine Arzwiller of the Inclined Plane, Saverne river tourism offers a step?? Princely?? : A marina with 70 seats in the Grand Canal basin of the Marne to the Rhine.

Things to see and do

Lovers of old houses, majestic monuments or simply sensitive to the pleasures of an unspoilt nature, Saverne you find something to satisfy all your expectations. Take time to stroll through the streets of the old town, exploring the castles of the surroundings.

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Rohan Castle
Rohan Castle
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Rose Garden Saverne
Rose Garden Saverne
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One of the towers of the castle, overlooking Saverne
One of the towers of the castle, overlooking Saverne
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Haut-Barr - southeast Wall
Haut-Barr - southeast Wall
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Haut-Barr - Aerial View
Haut-Barr - Aerial View
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Chappe Telegraph Tower
Chappe Telegraph Tower
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pedestrian zone
pedestrian zone
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Château Haut Barr - Devil's bridge
Château Haut Barr - Devil's bridge
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Haut-Barr - Devil's bridge
Haut-Barr - Devil's bridge
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Haut-Barr - frame the Devil's bridge (© Jean Espirat)
Haut-Barr - frame the Devil's bridge (© Jean Espirat)
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