The castle of Fleckenstein. Journey back through time and discover this witness to nine-centuries of European history, perched in a rocky bar of spectacular dimensions. Return to another era and listen to the story of this fortress and its medieval legends.
A stay in Alsace at the ***hotel Au Cheval Blanc
The hotel Au Cheval Blanc in Bas-Rhin in Niedersteinbach, a taste of Alsace 45 minutes from Strasbourg and a few minutes from the German border ...
Located in the north of the Bas-Rhin region in the Grand Est region, between Wissembourg and Bitche (in the Moselle), the village of Niedersteinbach is in the historic and cultural region of Alsace and is part of the Regional Natural Park of the UNESCO Northern Vosges World's biosphere reserve). Close to the thermal baths of Morsbronn-les-Bains and Niederbronn-les-Bains and its casino, the village is in the heart of a wooded area and beautiful unspoilt nature whose contours offer many opportunities for hiking. This land of legends unveils fabulous landscapes of pine forests, lakes, streams, pink sandstone, rocks traditional orchards but also typical villages and vestiges of ancient castles offering splendid panoramic views over the Alsace plain !
Little Fleck: children's paradise
The Maginot Line
Tourist office Sauer-Pechelbronn
Hunspach, a meeting with tradition
Photo: Mathieu Anglada
Hunspach is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France with its half-timbered houses, nodding donkey wells and Napoleonic bench seats
Niederbronn-les-Bains Tourist Office
The location of our hotel makes it an ideal starting point for exploring all of its rich advantages ... On the road to the potteries, or that of the castles ruins of Wasigenstein, Falkenstein, Fleckenstein, Schoeneck and Windstein, To the museums of the Regional Natural Park of the Vosges du Nord, you can see the memories of the prestigious past of the region; Sometimes Celtic remains and ruined castles, sometimes half-timbered houses, monuments of the 1870 war or the Maginot line ... A rich past to be discovered in more detail by visiting its museums and tourist sites: the museum of the fortified castles, the rural house of the Outre-Forest, the Museum of the Battle of 6 August 1870, the French Museum of Petroleum or the work of the lime kilns, the citadel of Bitche and its garden, the Lalique Museum in Wingen-sur-Moder and glass making site of Meisenthal, the potteries of Betschdorf and Soufflenheim to name but a few ...
Just a stone’sthrow from Germany, you can cross the frontier as a family to make the most of the sites :Biosphärenhaus Fischbach, the Barfusspfad Ludwigswinkel, the Wild und Wanderpark in Silz, the Dynamikum science center in Pirmasens and the Baden-Baden renowned for its hydrotherapy...
Our team is at your service to advise you and accompany you in the discovery of our beautiful region ...