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Wissembourg Travel guide
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Its history marked by sieges, disasters and acts of war (an 1870 battle is named after it), it is miraculous that the town of Wissembourg is so well preserved. A stroll along the ramparts, in the old quarters and the area called “Little Venice” reveals 70 pre-1700 houses and the imposing church of St Peter and St Paul, the second largest in Alsace after Strasbourg’s cathedral.
Tourist attractions Wissembourg : Things to see and do
F - 67160 Wissembourg
The Gauls called the Vosges the "mountain of wild bulls". Still today the Northern Vosges Nature Reserve, which lies within the triangle formed between Wissembourg-Saverne-Volmunster, is teeming with a variety of wildlife (including stags, ..
Place de la République F - 67160 Wissembourg
Built of pink sandstone from 1741 to 1752, with a pediment, small tower and clock, to plans by Massol, it replaced the old Rathaus which burned down in a fire on 25 January 1677. It offers a pleasant view of the flower beds in the foreground with the..
Rue Nationale F - 67160 Wissembourg
This attractive Gothic house with small corner towers was a post house from 1793 to 1854; Napoleon is supposed to have stopped there in 1806.
3 r. du Sel F - 67160 Wissembourg
A winstub on one side, an Alsatian Renaissance-style room on the other, and, in both cases, tasty traditional cuisine on offer. One thing is for sure, the Cygne's swansong is by no means imminent... and you won't hear food lovers complaining about th..
2 r. de la Walk F - 67160 Wissembourg
This rustic styled restaurant specialises in foie gras in all its shapes and flavours. It also pays tribute to traditional cuisine (veal cutlets and spaetzle, salmon, käseknepfle in butter, etc) and good wine.
3 r. de la République F - 67160 Wissembourg
In the heart of the "Little Venice" quarter, tuck into tasty contemporary cuisine. The chef, who loves his ingredients, concocts bold-flavoured dishes. Inside, you can enjoy the view over the water and the church (Église St-Pierre-et-St-Pau..
2 r. de la République F - 67160 Wissembourg
This restaurant's speciality is excellent homemadechoucroute, which you can enjoy in one of two atmospheres: Alsatian or classic. The more modern dishes on offer in this 1617 building are also delicious.