Kientzheim, is located in the Haut-Rhin (not to be confused with Kintzheim, Bas-Rhin), is not well known to tourists, yet this small town surrounded by vineyards, near Kaysersberg, deserves stop to catch them. Do not hesitate to book online a hotel in Kientzheim or nearby, or a boutique hotel with spa, fitness, jacuzzi ... Its ramparts, its vineyards, half-timbered houses give it a typical Alsatian charm. The first mentions of Kientzheim date from the eighth century, first posesión monasteries and lords, it belongs to the counts of encuite Lupfen and received city status which autoriste him ramparts of construction for protection. Today Kientzheim lives mainly of its vineyards. To visit, from the entrance of the city: the Gate of Lalli, former fortified gate dating from the fifteenth century. It is unusual to wear a grinning mask pulling a tongue to taunt the aggressors from the village. The Schwendi castle Lazarus Schwendi and one of the great Alsatian hero whose legend certify that it was he who reported during wars in Hungary, the Tokay vines in Alsace. We can not thank him enough! Finally, not to be missed during your stay: the museum of Vineyard and Wines of Alsace, accessible from the courtyard of Schwendi castle. It offers collections explaining the work of the wineries and winemakers. You can see old presses, drums, vintage cars, a still ... etc. Remember to book a cheap hotel in or near Kientzheim. Good stay on the Alsace Wine Route!
The Schillé-Gisie family will call you hearty Welcome in their Hotel Restaurant. Since three Generation we propose to discover Alsace. Anita, Mireille (with the help of the little Camille) will assure you a good reception in our nice hotel... More.