Alsace is in eastern France on the Rhine River border with Germany. It is unquestionably spectacularly beautiful. A very special combination of history, culture, scenery, and especially food and wine makes it one of the most delightful places to visit in all of Europe. Riquewihr is the jewel in the crown and looks today exactly as it did in the 16th Century. Riquewihr is also a very practical base to visit all Alsace, the Vosges mountains and even nearby Germany and Switzerland.
How to travel to Riquewihr in Alsace?
BY AIR - Airports and flights
Do you wish to get the most out of your holiday in Riquewihr and Alsace? Fly to one of the nearby and convenient airports and rent a car: Basel, Strasbourg or Karlsruhe-Baden are approx an hour driving only from Riquewihr. Other interesting airports (intercontinental flights) are Zurich (90 minutes), Frankfurt / Main and Frankfurt-Hahn (approx 3 hours) and Paris Charles De Gaulle (TGV train connection to Strasbourg and Colmar or 5 hours driving).
Hereafter we mention some very interesting links to cheap but reliable flights as well as cheap but good car rental. Since flights may change, please check with airlines and airport websites.
Basel airport is only a 45 minutes easy and comfortable drive to our apartments in Riquewihr near Colmar. Drive North on motorway A35, bypass Colmar and take exit number 22 (Ostheim, Riquewihr). Continue on the road D3 to Riquewihr (heading west to the Vosges mountains).
Other flights to / from Zurich airport (90 minutes drive), Strasbourg (45 minutes drive) and Karlsruhe-Baden (90 minutes drive).
TRAIN - TGV
Colmar is accessible by TGV trains (High Speed Trains) from Paris (Gare de l'Est), London, Brussels and Amsterdam, Zurich and Basel.
You do not absolutely need a car when staying in Riquewihr but it helps a lot in discovering Alsace. Actually it depends on how long you will be staying, in which season and whether you want to discover larger areas (Alsace, nearby Germany with the Black Forest and Swizerland are easily accessible from Riquewihr) or only the nearby vineyards and cities.
AND WHAT IF I HAVE NO CAR?
If you have no car, there are several bus services per day from Colmar train station to Riquewihr. The bus needs approx. 25 minutes from the station to Riquewihr. Visit the dedicated website for public transportation in Alsace (English version available, including schedules and timetables).
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Les Remparts de Riquewihr****
15 Gîtes d'exception en Alsace - 15 Elegant vacation rentals in Alsace - 15 Traum Ferienwohnungen im Elsass
9 Rue des Cordiers 68340 RIQUEWIHR, Alsace - France
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