The Alsace Wine Route has contributed to the fame of Alsace Wines for the past 60 years.
The most famous Wine Route in France proudly reveals its medieval châteaux and Renaissance houses and the flowery lanes of its charming villages. A land of tradition and wine, offering a unique experience for the visitor. Officially established as a tourist route in 1953, it celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013.
Renowned for its remarkable and simple itinerary, the Wine Route invites you to discover the region and its wine producers. It winds through sloping valleys along the foothills of the Vosges for more than 170km, crossing the entire wine region from Marlenheim to Thann and meeting some 1000 producers. It also includes an isolated section around Wissembourg, in the far north of the Alsace.
Five regions carry (or are in the process of gaining) the “Vignobles et Découvertes” label: