Le Pays des Étoiles de Noël

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Le Pays des Étoiles de Noël
Events and Christmas Shuttles
Colmar • Eguisheim and vicinity • Vallée de Kaysersberg • Vallée de Munster • Pays de
Brisach • Pays de Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr • Pays de Rouffach • Turckheim and vicinity
Christmas Shuttles
Colmar
Christmas 2015
Le Pays des Étoiles de Noël
Christmas
Colmar
In the Land of Stars
Christmas market
from 20/11 to 31/12
5 Christmas markets in the heart of old Colmar
A host of events...
to delight both young and old!
A magical setting and a warm atmosphere make Colmar feel really unique. Set off
to discover the 5 traditional themed Christmas markets: local produce, arts and
crafts, children’s Christmas market... They are intimate and friendly, nestling in the
heart of the historic squares of old Colmar, and showcase local products and crafts.
Around 500 events over the period: details from the 8 tourist offices
(see contact details pg. 24) or on the website: www.pays-de-colmar.fr.
Monday -> Thursday:
Friday -> Sunday:
10am - 7pm
10am - 8pm
24/12 and 31/12:
25/12:
10am - 5pm
2pm - 8pm
Transport facilities
Christmas
shuttles
1 2 3 1076 EUREGIOBUS TER train
services
B C
Regular
transport
services
106 109 145 208 301 440 1076 Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
P+R
Practical information
Christmas masses
These are traditionally celebrated in Alsace at midnight on
Christmas Eve, 24 December. To find out about the venues and
times of the masses in a particular area, contact the relevant local
tourist office or visit their website (contact details on page 24).
Our favourites
Park and ride car park & shuttles
every Saturday and Sunday
from 21/11 to 27/12
Guided tour: "The Magic of Christmas in Colmar"
Free park and ride car park
Starting out from the tourist office, discover the old city dressed in Christmascoloured lights and allow yourself to be guided through the legends of the region.
Every day at 11 am and 5 pm– Duration 1 hr 15 mins – adult €4, children €2.5,
<12 years old free
Reservation at the tourist office (Place Unterlinden - Colmar)
Children sing on the boats
Illuminated boats sailing on the picturesque canal of "Little Venice" with children's
choirs on board offer a unique traditional Christmas carol service.
From 21/11 to 19/12 - Every Wednesday and Saturday at 5 pm - Free
Christmas as a group
If you want to enjoy the Christmas festivities as a group (societies,
clubs, groups of friends, families), get in touch directly with the
tourist offices in the “Land of Stars” (contact details on page 24)
Parking
Father Christmas's post box
The huge Father Christmas's post box at the "Little Venice" market means all the
children can come there and post their mail. Father Christmas will reply to all the
letters posted to him and will hand out presents to children at 4 pm every Wednesday.
Free
The big Christmas skating rink
The 800 m² of ice on the place Rapp are an invitation to you to enjoy the pleasures
of skating and the numerous events which will be on offer throughout the Christmas
period: snow or bubble storms, visits to Saint Nicholas and Father Christmas …
from 20/11 to 03/01 – €1 entrance fee + €1 skate hire
Parc des expositions
(avenue de la Foire aux Vins)
Car park open from 8 am on
Saturday to 10 pm on Sunday - Non
Stop
Free shuttles
Car park <-> Colmar city centre
(Rue St Eloi next to Rue Vauban)
Every Saturday and Sunday
from 21/11 to 27/12
Saturdays: from 9.30 am to 11.30 pm
(last return to the car park)
Runs every 10 mins
Runs every 20 mins
from 9.30 pm
Sundays: from 9.30 am to 9.10 pm
(last return to the car park)
Runs every 10 mins
www.noel-colmar.com
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Eguisheim
Vallée de Kaysersberg
Traditional Christmas craft market
At the foot of the ramparts in the shadow of the ruins of its castle, the medieval
city of Kaysersberg invites you to take a charming stroll among the 30 stalls of its
craft market right in the heart of a picturesque and authentic 17th century setting...
Christmas market
from 27/11 to 23/12
An authentic Christmas market!
Friday ->
Sunday:
10am - 8pm
Monday 21/12,
Tuesday 22 and
Wednesday 23/12:
10am - 8pm
At the heart of France’s Favourite Village in 2013, discover the authentic
Eguisheim Christmas market in an enchanting and picturesque setting. Our events
programme, with its focus on Christmas customs and traditions, will add to the
magical atmosphere and delight both young and old over the 30 days of Christmas
in Eguisheim.
Transport facilities
Our favourites
Exhibition – Hidden Nativity scenes of the Black Forest
Tens, or even hundreds of nativity scenes “in boxes” made from a variety of
different materials. True artistry that can be appreciated for the expertise involved.
From 27/11 to 03/01 from 2 pm to 6 pm– on Christmas market days from 10 am
to 8 pm – Salle de l’Arsenal in Kaysersberg – Free admission.
Workshop - Advent wreaths - Welcome and decoration
of festive tables
Make an Advent wreath exactly to your liking: stars, ribbons, raffia, pine cones,
candles, etc. to give as presents or just to indulge yourself.
If you want to amaze your family and friends, you will really enjoy this workshop!
Sylvie, our talented florist, will reveal the secrets of making original decorations to
you, so that your festive celebrations have a real sparkle and delight your guests.
From 24/11 to 31/12 at 10 am and 3 pm – (store closed on Monday 25 and
26 December) – Duration 2 hrs 30 mins – €22 for 3 people or more, €24 for 1 to
2 people (8 people max.) – reservations can be made at the tourist office. Organised
by the “Boutique Brindille et Pom de Pin” and the Vallée de Kaysersberg tourist office.
Christmas
shuttles
1 2 Regular
transport
services
145 Monday -> Sunday:
Saturday:
9am - 7pm
9am - 8pm
Transport facilities
Christmas
shuttles
3 Regular
transport
services
208 440 Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
P+R
Parking
Park and ride car park & shuttlers
every Saturday and Sunday
from 28/11 to 20/12
to Kaysersberg town centre
Park and ride car park
-K
aysersberg (€2): DS Smith
factory (77 route de Lapoutroie)
Free shuttles
Car park <-> place Gouraud
Every 15 minutes with stops at
the Match supermarket car park
between 10 am and 7.30 pm
Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
Treasure Hunt - “Historic Christmas” (in French)
Wander through the streets of Kaysersberg hunting for treasure and track down the clues. You will discover the town
with its Christmas lights and, finally, its treasure. The booklet for the hunt is available at the tourist office - you just have
to ask There is a prize at the end for anyone who finds the name of the treasure!
From 25/11 to 06/01 - Free
Fun guided tour in the "Land of Stars"
A stimulating family visit to discover the charms of the old imperial city with its Christmas lights, on the twin theme
of Christmas traditions and the rich heritage. The walk is led by an experienced guide and will be accompanied by a
competition requiring observation or based on general culture. The focus will be on humour and relaxation and the first
three will receive gifts.
26/12 – 28/12 & 29/12 – 30/12 à 16h – meet at the Place de l’hôtel de ville – €5 adult, <16 years old free.
Reservation at the tourist office
www.kaysersberg.com
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Christmas market
21-22/11, 27/11-23/12,
27-30/12
Our favourites
Night Watchman's round
Throughout Advent, the Night Watchman invites visitors to follow him down the alleyways with their Christmas
lights and to discover the city's abundant treasures, but also the history of the Night Watchmen, the village and the
Christmas traditions. He will offer up a charming ballad to the accompaniment of an accordionist and will ask the
audience to join in!
22/11, 01, 08, 15, 22 and 29/12 at 5 pm – Place du Château – Free admission
Solidarity concert
The Cantèle, the Eguisheim mixed choir, will perform a concert on Christmas around the world, to raise money
for charity.
12/12 at 8 pm – Saints Pierre-et-Paul Church – Pay on entry
Noëlies concert
The Choeur Lyrique d’Alsace will perform a fairly atypical concert composed of extracts from various operas a touching and heart-warming show performed in its unique way!
20/12 at 4 pm - Saints Pierre-et-Paul Church – Free admission
The "Même pas peur!" Christmas treasure hunt (in French)
Treasure hunters both young and old will be able to wander through the medieval city’s beautifully lit alleyways
to track down the clues and find the treasure... There is a prize at the end!
The booklet for the hunt is available at the tourist office - you just have to ask
From 25/11 to 06/01 - Free
www.ot-eguisheim.fr
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Pays de Ribeauvillé & Riquewihr
Vallée de Munster
Christmas markets
Munster - Bredlamarik: 28-29/11,
05-06/12, 12-13/12, 19-24/12
Christmas markets
Ribeauvillé: 05-06, 12-13/12
Ribeauvillé Medieval Christmas Market
At Christmas time, the Cité de Ménétriers submerses visitors in a joyous medieval atmosphere. Jugglers, dancers, minstrels, bandits, merchants in costumes of the Middle Ages... take over Ribeauvillé for a medieval Christmas market which is particularly
original and authentic! Unique in Alsace!
Riquewihr Christmas Market
Discover the traditional Riquewihr Christmas market, in the heart of one of the
"Most Beautiful Villages in France". Against an enchanted and picturesque backdrop,
the façades are illuminated and stalls selling artisanal products stand alongside stalls
selling sweet and savoury treats...
Bergheim Christmas Market
Blending tradition and creativity, the Bergheim Christmas market will enchant you
with its warm and authentic atmosphere in the heart of the walled town.
Guémar Christmas Market
Meet craftspeople, producers and creative artists at the Munster Valley's authentic
Christmas markets!
10am - 7pm
10am - 6pm
Saturday:
Sunday:
Munster
Riquewihr: from 28/11 to 27/12
Monday -> Friday:
Saturday + Sunday:
27 little houses at the foot of a Giant Advent Calendar.
10 - 6.30
10am - 7.30pm
am
pm
Bredlamarik
A timeless moment with the smells of little Christmas cookies and mulled wine.
Trips in carriages or sulkies drawn by a
sled dog; tasting Munster soup; Alsatian
Christmas characters...
Bergheim: from 11 to 13/12
4pm - 8pm
10am - 8pm
Friday:
Saturday + Sunday:
Guémar: from 19 to 20/12
New Year's market
10am - 7pm
Saturday + Sunday:
Ideal for those who love local food and
original gifts.
Transport facilities
The Guémar Christmas market is an invitation to enjoy some lovely food: taste the
local produce there and discover Christmas decorations presented by thirty or more
exhibitors.
Christmas
shuttles
Christmas tales evening
During Advent, a story-teller will reveal to you the wonder of a traditional Alsatian
Christmas through various tales and legends. The magic will take place next to the
Christmas tree, at the fireside... You will be given a Christmas snack at the end of the
evening.
On 5, 12 and 19/12 at 8.30 pm – Villa Fink in Ostheim - Reservations are
compulsory through the Tourist Office on +33 (0)3 89 73 23 23. Price: €13/person
Carol singing at the clock tower and mulled wine
On leaving midnight mass, come and appreciate a musical moment at the church's
bell tower and enjoy a glass of mulled wine beneath the illuminated Christmas tree.
On 24/12 after midnight mass at 1 am – Outside the church and in Place de l’Hôtel
de Ville de Saint-Hippolyte
The "Tout un symbole..." Christmas treasure hunt (in French)
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Gunsbach
Saturday + Sunday:
In the pretty village of the famous Doctor Albert Schweitzer.
Breitenbach
Christmas market and living nativity
scene in the unique setting of the cellars
of the "former brewery".
109 For Ribeauvillé
and Bergheim
Our favourites
The Silberwald Christmas Trail
(Muehlbach industrial estate) - exit 20 off
the A35 - Price: €2/vehicle
Discover the Christmas trail at any time you like until
Twelfth Night; it was dreamt up and created by Stosswihr’s
enthusiastic inhabitants.
From 05/12 to 03/01 for the individual visit - Plan of the
route available in the tourist office – Free
Unmissable opportunities to take a timeless walk with a
monk as your guide, accompanied by the inhabitants of
the village. Immerse yourself in the authentic atmosphere
of an Alsatian Christmas: carols, tales, illuminations,
magical settings, farm visits, meeting Father Christmas... an
unforgettable time!
Guided walk on 12, 19, 20 and 29/12 at 5 pm– meet at the
Stosswihr “salle des fêtes” – Free
Free shuttles
Tradition, the "Petite Année"
Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
P+R
Parking
Free park and ride car park & shuttles
for Ribeauvillé: 05-06, 12-13/12
for Bergheim : 12/12
Free park and ride car park
At Ribeauvillé : Cordon company
To Ribeauvillé
(place du Général de Gaulle)
Every 20 minutes from
9.50 am to 8.30 pm
To Bergheim
On 12/12, every 30 minutes from
1 pm to 6 pm
With your family or friends, roam the illuminated streets of the medieval town and
set off in search of the Ville de Bergheim treasure. All winners will be offered a tasty
reward! The book for the game is available from the Tourist Office in Ribeauvillé and
Riquewihr and from Point I de Bergheim.
www.ribeauville-riquewihr.com
From 25/11 to 06/01 - Free
Gunsbach: 05-06/12, 12-13/12
2pm - 6pm
Breitenbach: 28-29/11
Saturday:
Sunday:
2pm - 7pm
10am - 6pm
New Year's market
Munster: 26-31/12
10am - 7pm
2pm - 7pm
10am - 4pm
Transport facilities
A
For Ribeauvillé
and Riquewihr
2pm - 7pm
Saturday + Sunday:
On 26/12:
On 31/12
106 Our favourites
Soultzbach-les-Bains : 05-06/12
For Ribeauvillé
and Riquewihr
9.30am - 7pm
9.30am - 4pm
Christmas market right in the heart
of the medieval village. At 4 pm, the
children will bring the Nativity to life for
you.
1 2 TER train
services
Regular
transport
services
Soultzbach-les-Bains :
Saturday + Sunday
21, 22 and 23/12:
On 24/12:
"In Alsace, the 12 days between Christmas and Twelfth Night
represent the coming 12 months". Artists create original
works on the subject of "the spiral of time, containing the
seeds of the coming year", in line with the Alsatian tradition
of the "Petite Année" [Little Year]; exhibition, chance to
meet the artists, tales, land’art, dedications, chats...
From 26 December 2015 to 6 January from 10 am to 6
pm – on 26/12 from 2 pm to 6 pm – on 31/12 from 10 am
to 4 pm – on 01/01 from 3 pm to 6 pm – Salle de la Laub,
Munster – Free
TER train
services
C D
Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
The mountain comes to town
The snow is really fresh after being brought down from the
Schnepfenried ski resort and offers visitors to the Christmas
market the chance to enjoy the pleasures of winter sports
on sledges or skates, a festive time accompanied by the
delicious spicy flavours of mulled wine...
On 12 and 13/12 – Place du marché, Munster – Free
The Christmas treasure hunt
"midnight mass" (in French)
Go and look for the Munster treasure, along with family or
friends. As you follow the clues, wind through the streets
of the town finding out all about its traditions and rich
heritage. Solve the mystery and taste your gourmet gift.
From 25/11 to 06/01 - Booklet available at the Munster
tourist office - Free
The Nativity scene trail and exhibition
It is the tradition to decorate a large nativity scene in each
village of the Munster Valley. They may be in Renaissance
or traditional style, made of painted wooden panels or
unusual materials and are dotted along the route that leads
to the unmissable exhibition of twenty or so nativity scenes
at the St Léger Church in Munster.
From 28/11 to 03/01 – Free
www.vallee-munster.eu
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Turckheim
Christmas stalls
Come stroll along the Grand-Rue with its pleasant atmosphere of Christmas carols.
Smell, taste, admire, discover and why not treat yourself to that little something as
a reminder of your stay.
Pays de Rouffach
Christmas stalls
from 27/11 to 27/12
A traditional Christmas market!
From 27/11 to
20/12 Friday:
Saturday + Sunday:
4pm - 8pm
10am - 8pm
From 21 to 27/12
Every day
Except 24/12
3pm - 8pm
3pm - 6pm
Traditional Christmas craft market in the historic medieval and Renaissance centre
of Rouffach with a wide variety of events and demonstrations in the old Town Hall
and the Corn Market. Musical events, carriage rides and afternoon visit from Father
Christmas. Light meals and mulled wine on the spot.
Regular
transport
services
Our favourites
Saturday:
Sunday:
11am - 6pm
10am - 6pm
Transport facilities
Transport facilities
TER train
services
Christmas market
12/12 and 13/12
C
TER train
services
B
Regular
transport
services
440 Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
157 Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
The Advent calendar
Every evening at 5 pm, a lamplighter along with 11 star-bearers come down the main staircase of the Town Hall to go and
open one of the calendar’s windows. A story linked to the Saint of the day or the calendar image is told by a mysterious
voice. In this way, each window will help you find out about the rites and customs of Christmases in Alsace... Depending
on the day, this ceremony is accompanied by Christmas carols, handing out “Wienachts-Bredele” (Christmas biscuits),
gingerbread, toys and other small gifts to delight both young and old.
From 01 to 24/12 at 5 pm – Place de l’Hôtel de Ville
Our favourites
Christmas concert
The Wiehnacht’s Stewala (Christmas café)
Café and exhibition in both a traditional and modern Christmas spirit. An exhibition of decorations and original handmade
creations in a Christmas atmosphere in the relaxing surroundings of this "Wiehnacht’s Stewala". Story-readings will be
organised with the idea of a vigil in mind, along with sampling some wine and hot chocolate.
From 01 to 05/12 - from 07 to 12/12 - from 14 to 24/12 from 3 pm to 7 pm - Décapole Room in the Town Hall
Programme: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) : Lauda Sion, Psaume 42. Christmas carols.
Conducting: Pierre AUBRY ; soloist: Ariane WOHLHUTER, soprano; choirs: la Forlane choir & Guebwiller orchestra and
the Clefs de Scène de Strasbourg vocal ensemble and the Pays des Vosges du Nord Philharmonic Orchestra.
13/12 at 5 pm – N.-D. de l’Assomption Church in Rouffach – Pay on entry
Torchlight ascent - Schauenberg pilgrimage
Night Watchman's round
The Night Watchman in his period costume, complete with halberd, three-cornered hat, lantern and horn, tells his story of
the city, accompanying the route with anecdotes and his Alsatian singing. You can join him as he walks through the streets.
From 01 to 23/12 at 9 pm and 31/12 at midnight – Corps de Garde – Free
Torchlight procession through the vineyards and climb up to the Schauenberg Chapel on the Pfaffenheim Hills, by
torchlight. Holy Innocents’ service. Going back to a 17th century custom: expression of gratitude by the people
of Pfaffenheim to the Virgin Mary following the Thirty Years’ War and the epidemic of the plague that followed.
At the end of the service, the Community of Sisters and the Schauenberg association will provide a hot drink. Option
of buying torches on the spot.
28/12 at 7 pm – Meet at Pfaffenheim town hall
Gastronomic Christmas under the arches of Gueberschwihr
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www.turckheim.com
Programme:
- from 5 pm to 7 pm: living nativity scene with a procession of children through the streets of Gueberschwihr, activities
in the village square and throughout the streets, attended by Father Christmas.
- from 7 pm: gastronomic tour, inviting guests to sample local specialities.
12/12 – Gueberschwihr – Pay on entry
www.ot-rouffach.com
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Pays de Brisach
Events with a
Quality label to
guarantee your satisfaction!
Neuf-Brisach Christmas Market
Christmas in Neuf-Brisach offers various activities typical of the olden days: village
in 1700 brought to life by characters in costume, old crafts, tavern, spit-roasted
beef, farm animals, craftwork, local produce, exhibitions, events, 120 exhibitors.
Christmas market
from 11/12 to 13/12
Friday
Saturday:
Sunday:
2pm - 7pm
10am - 9pm
10am - 7pm

Transport facilities
Christmas
shuttles
1076 EUREGIOBUS Regular
transport
services
301 1076 Travel timetables see pgs. 16 to 22
Our favourites
A guide tells you all about Christmas in Widensolen
bygone days
Saint Nicholas market
Come and discover the magic of Christmas at Neuf-Brisach,
a fortified town which is a UNESCO world heritage site.
The tourist office offers you a tour with a guide in costume
who will tell you the story of Christmas in bygone days,
enlivened by a thousand and one anecdotes about the
tradition of Christmas at the time of Louis XIV!
Friday 04/12, Friday 11/12, Saturday 12/12, Sunday 13/12,
Saturday 19/12, Wednesday 23/12 and Wednesday 30/12
at 4:30 pm - €5/person
Biesheim
Christmas Mistletoe market
Marquees and small wooden houses will be home to more
than 50 exhibitors from all over Alsace and the neighbouring
departments. Craft items from all over the world, Christmas
decorations, Advent wreaths, bredalas [Christmas biscuits],
mannalas [buns in the shape of a man] and other Alsatian
Christmas flavours, along with foie gras, duck confits and fillets
from Lot-et-Garonne will all provide visitors with the opportunity
to find out all about Christmases from both near and far.
Saturday 05/12 from 2:30 pm to 10 pm and Sunday 06/12
from 10 am to 7 pm - Sports Hall
Sound and light show
“Christmases from both near and far” show as part of the
Christmas Mistletoe Market.
Saturday 05/12 at 6:30 pm and Sunday 06/12 at 6 pm Banks of the Giessen – Free
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Exhibition and sale of Christmas decorations
Friday 04/12 from 6 pm to 9 pm, Saturday 05/12 from 11
am to 8 pm and Sunday 06/12 from 11 am to 6 pm
Market events : Sale and exhibition of craft products, visit
by Saint Nicholas, playlets, tales, evening show in the forest.
Sound and light show”From St Martin’s day to St Nicholas’s
day - festivals of light” presented in the evening.
Friday 04/12 at 7 pm and Saturday 05/12 from 5:30 pm –
Several performances are scheduled - Kastenwald Forest
– Catering on site
Balgau
The magic of the Advent barns
A shepherd will welcome you to a village barn every Sunday in Advent. After a warm-up session with the pupils of
Balgau school, a professional show will be put on for you.
At the end of this show, there will be Christmas speciality
snacks waiting for you at the "buvette des lutins". Don’t forget to bring your blankets to keep you warm!
Sunday 29/11, 06, 13 and 20/12 at 5:15 pm
The “Land of Stars” offers you events
filled with authenticity and traditions, guaranteed by
a variety of quality labels:
The "Villes et Villages de Noël" label
is characterised by towns and villages such as Colmar,
Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, Munster, Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr
which put on large, high-quality events throughout the
Advent period.
The "Rendez-vous de Noël" label
is characterised by authentic and traditional events which are
presented at various times during the Advent festivities, such
as the Advent calendar in Turckheim, the nativity scenes trail
in Bergheim, the Christmas torchlight walks in Kientzheim, the
Silberwald Christmas trail in Stosswihr, the Advent calendar in
Munster .
You can find details of these get-togethers at the 8 tourist offices
and on the Internet
The "Fermes de Noël" label
highlights farmers who let you share a little taste of farming
life on their farms decorated in Christmas colours and discover
the local produce which forges the identity of our region.
The Christmas Farm
of le Lameysberg
The Christmas Farm
of Glasborn
Tel. +33 (0)389 773530
Tel. +33 (0)389 773778
Lieu-dit Lameysberg
68380 Breitenbach - Haut Rhin
Dates: : 28-29/11, 05-06/12
From 11 am
The Heinrich Christmas Farm
17 chemin du Hohneck
68140 Stosswihr
Tel. +33 (0)389 775803
www.tourisme-paysdebrisach.com
Dates: 19/12 from 1 pm to 7 pm,
20/12 from 10 am to 7 pm
Col du Wettstein - Linge
68140 Soultzeren
Dates: 05-06/12, 09-13/12,
16-20/12, 23-24 & 27/12, 3031/12/2015 & 02-03/01/2016 from
10 am to 6 pm (24 & 31 to 4 pm)
Schmidt Christmas Farm
29 route de la Schlucht
68140 Soultzeren
Tel. +33 (0)389 774242
Dates: 27/12, 28/12, 29/12
from 10 am
The Schickel Christmas Farm
14 rue du Buhl
68380 Sondernach
Tel. +33 (0)389 776899
06/12, 20/12 from 10 am to 6 pm
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Christmas Markets
A Glance!
Medieval Christmas market
Christmas market
from 28/11 to 27/12
Nancy-ST Dié
Strasbourg
Metz
Luxembourg
Sat./Sun.
05-06/12 , 12-13/12
Christmas market
Fri./Sat./Sun.
from 27/11 to 20/12
Mon./Tues./Wed.
21-22-23/12
Bergheim
Guémar
Christmas market
Fri./Sat./Sun.
11-12-13/12
Ribeauvillé
Riquewihr
Christmas stalls
Fri./Sat./Sun.
from 27/11 to 20/12
Every day
from 21/12 to 27/12
Christmas market
Sat./Sun.
19-20/12
Kaysersberg
5 Christmas markets
from 20/11 to 31/12
Saint Nicholas
market
Fri./Sat./Sun.
04-05-06/12
Colmar
Christmas market
Sat./Sun.
05-06/12, 12-13/12
Gérardmer
Stosswihr
Munster
Christmas market
« Bredlamarik »
Sat./Sun. 28-29/11,
05-06/12,12-13/12,
From 19 to 24/12
New Year’s market
From 26 to 31/12
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Breitenbach
Christmas market
Sat./Sun.
28-29/11
Turckheim
Gunsbach
Eguisheim
Authentic Christmas
Market
21-22/11, from 27/11 to
23/12, from 27 to 30/12
Germany
Freiburg
Widensolen
Biesheim
Soultzbach-les-Bains
Mistletoe market
Sat./Sun.
05-06/12
Neuf Brisach
Gueberschwihr
Christmas market
Sat./Sun.
05-06/12
Pfaffenheim
Rouffach
Christmas craft
market
Sat./Sun.
12-13/12
1700 Christmas market
Fri./Sat./Sun.
11-12-13/12
Balgau
Mulhouse
Belfort
Swiss
Bâle
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The “Caves de Noël”
Label (Christmas Wineries)
This label is awarded to wineries decorated in Christmas colours
which organise numerous events during the Advent period
and right through to Twelfth Night: story-telling, concerts,
exhibitions, skills demonstrations, festive meals, etc. based on
themes such as: Christmas in Alsace, wine of Alsace, gastronomy,
locally or regionally produced arts and crafts.
Detailed programme on the websites of tourist offices
in the “Land of Stars” (see contact details on page 24).
Colmar
Domaine Karcher & Fils
Cave Adam Jean-Baptiste
Mr Georges KARCHER – 11 rue de l’Ours 68000 COLMAR
Tel. +33 (0)389 411442
www.vins-karcher.com
5 rue de l’Aigle 68770 AMMERSCHWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 782321
www.jb-adam.fr
Domaine Viticole de la Ville de Colmar
Vins D’alsace Freyburger Marcel
Mrs Clotilde DELEAZ – 2 rue Staufen 68000 COLMAR
Tel. +33 (0)389 791187
www.domaineviticolecolmar.fr
13 Grand Rue 68770 AMMERSCHWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 782572
www.freyburger.fr
Maison Martin Jund
Mr & Mrs André DUCROS
12 rue de l’Ange 68000 COLMAR
Tel. +33 (0)389 415872
www.martinjund.com
EARL Gilbert & Denis Marschall
Mr Gilbert MARSCHALL
7 rue de la Gravière 68125 HOUSSEN
Tel. +33 (0)389 418684
www.vins-marschall.com
Eguisheim and vicinity
Kuentz-Bas Alsace
14 route du Vin 68420 HUSSEREN-LES-CHÂTEAUX
Tel. +33 (0)389 492339
www.kuentz-bas.fr
Domaine Joseph Cattin
18-19 rue Roger Frémeaux 68420 VOEGTLINSHOFFEN
Tel. +33 (0)389 493021
www.cattin.fr
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Vallée de Kaysersberg
Domaine Spannagel Paul & fils
1 Grand Rue 68,230 KATZENTHAL
Tel. +33 (0)389 270170
www.paulspannagel.fr
Cave Dietrich Jean Et Fils
51 route de Lapoutroie 68240 KAYSERSBERG
Tel. +33 (0)389 782524
www.vins-jean-dietrich.com
Pays de Ribeauvillé & Riquewihr
Cave vinicole de Beblenheim
« Au Château »
Clos des Terres Brunes-Jean Siegler
Vins & Crémant d’Alsace Halbeisen
Cave de Ribeauvillé
14 rue de Hoen 68980 BEBLENHEIM
Tel. +33 (0)389 479002
www.cave-beblenheim.com
3 Route du Vin 68750 BERGHEIM
Tel. +33 (0)389 736381
www.halbeisen-vins.com
26 rue des merles 68630 MITTELWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 479070
www.jeansiegler.fr
2 route de Colmar 68150 RIBEAUVILLÉ
Tel. +33 (0)389 736180
www.vins-ribeauville.com
Cave Vinicole de Hunawihr
Dopff au Moulin
Domaine Baumannn-Zirgel
Domaine Sylvie Spielmann
Domaine Louis Sipp
Domaine Jean Becker
48 route de Ribeauvillé 68150 HUNAWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 736167
www.cave-hunawihr.com
5 rue du Vignoble 68630 MITTELWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 479040
www.baumann-zirgel.com
5 Grand’ Rue 68150 RIBEAUVILLÉ
Tel. +33 (0)389 736001
www.sipp.com
Bestheim
3 rue Gal de Gaulle 68630 BENNWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 490929
www.bestheim.com
2 avenue Jacques Preiss 68340 RIQUEWIHR
Tel. +33 (0)389 490951
www.dopff-au-moulin.fr
2 route de Thannenkirch 68750 BERGHEIM
Tel. +33 (0)389 733595
www.sylviespielmann.com
4 route d’Ostheim 681340 ZELLENBERG
Tel. +33 (0)389 479016
www.vinsbecker.com
Vallée de Munster
Cave Schoenheitz
1 rue de Walbach 68230 WIHR-AU-VAL
Tel. +33 (0)389 710396
www.vins-schoenheitz.fr
Vins Stoeckle Jean-Luc et Michèle
9 Grand Rue 68,230 KATZENTHAL
Tel. +33 (0)389 270508
www.locations-gites-alsace.com
Pays de Rouffach
Domaine Riefle-Landmann
7 rue Drotfeld 68250 PFAFFENHEIM
Tel. +33 (0)389 785221
www.riefle.com
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Christmas destinations
accessible without a
Where to buy your ticket
and how much will it be?
car
Refer to the map below to find out which means of transport will enable you to reach your
chosen destination.
Routes and
timetables
• Timetables for the Christmas shuttles and the TER lines (on pages 18 to 21.).
• Timetables and prices for the regular services can be viewed
on the Vialsace website: www.vialsace.eu
Christmas
shuttles
Legend:
Christmas Shuttles
• Map opposite
• Timetables
pages 18 and 19
www.vialsace.eu
1 Colmar - Kaysersberg - Riquewihr - Ribeauvillé - Colmar
2 Colmar - Ribeauvillé - Riquewihr - Kaysersberg - Colmar
3 Colmar - Eguisheim
TER train
and bus
lines
Regulartransport
services
145 Colmar - Kaysersberg
• Map opposite
• Timetables
page 21
and on the
website:
www.vialsace.eu
106 Ribeauvillé - Riquewihr - Colmar
Prices
• Adults:
€8/person/day Saturday/Sunday
€5/person/day Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/
Thursday/Friday
• Under 12 years of age: free
• Free for holders of an
Alsa Plus ticket
•A
lsace TER: for prices, visit the website:
www.ter-sncf.com/alsace
(heading “Pricing information” in
“Travel by TER” / “Before my journey”)
SNCF freephone no.: 0800 77 98 67
• Alsa Plus - a great idea : Alsa Plus tickets
mean you are free to travel at a lower cost
using all the SNCF public transport systems
(train, coach, etc.) and the Strasbourg, Colmar and Mulhouse urban bus networks
Where to buy
your ticket?
Directly from the
driver when you get
onto the shuttle.
At railway stations:
• from ticket machines
• from railway station
ticket offices
109 Bergheim - Ribeauvillé - Colmar
+
208 Colmar - Eguisheim
Regular
transport
services
440 Colmar - Eguisheim - Rouffach
301 1076 Colmar - Neuf-Brisach
TER lines
(train or coach)
+
• Map opposite
• Timetables
on the
website:
www.vialsace.eu
For prices, visit the website
www.vialsace.eu
Directly from
the driver, when
you get onto
the coach.
+
A Sélestat - Ribeauvillé
B Colmar - Rouffach
C D Colmar - Turckheim - Munster
+
Park and ride car parks
with free shuttles
Park and
ride
car parks
+ free
shuttles
• Map opposite
• Timetables on
the page for the
relevant area
• Colmar: car park + shuttle: free
•K
aysersberg: car park: €2/car - free shuttle
•R
ibeauvillé: car park: €2/car - free shuttle to
Ribeauvillé town centre and Bergheim
Directly on arrival at the
park and ride car park.
+
16
17
Christmas shuttle timetables
Christmas shuttle timetables (cont.)
EVERY DAY from 27/11 to 23/12 inclusive.
Shuttles every 2 hours during the week (from Monday to Friday)
3 COLMAR −> EGUISHEIM
Colmar
Place Scheurer-Kestner
(Behind the CGR cinema)
Monday to Friday
09:40 11:40 13:40 14:40 15:40 17:40 18:40
Colmar (Railway Station) 09:50 11:50 13:50 14:50 15:50 17:50 18:50
Eguisheim (Post Office)
09:59 11:59 13:59 14:59 15:59 17:59 18:59
EGUISHEIM −> COLMAR
Eguisheim (Post Office)
Monday to Friday
10:05 12:05 14:05 15:05 16:05 18:05 19:05
Colmar (Railway Station) 10:14 12:14 14:14 15:14 16:14 18:14 19:14
A shuttle every 30 minutes!
All the Christmas shuttles connect with the TER 200 at Colmar railway station. See also the latest TER timetables at the station or at
www.vialsace.eu
Colmar
Place Scheurer-Kestner
(Behind the CGR cinema)
10:21 12:21 14:21 15:21 16:21 18:21 19:21
Shuttles every hour at weekends (Saturday and Sunday)
www.navettedenoel.fr
1 COLMAR -> KAYSERSBERG -> RIQUEWIHR -> RIBEAUVILLÉ -> COLMAR
3 COLMAR −> EGUISHEIM
Colmar
Place Scheurer-Kestner
(Behind the CGR cinema)
Saturday / Sunday
09:40 10:40 11:40 12:40 13:40 14:40 15:40 16:40 17:40 18:40
Saturday & Sunday from 28/11 to 20/12
from
to
Colmar (Railway Station)
09:50 10:50 11:50 12:50 13:50 14:50 15:50 16:50 17:50 18:50
Colmar (Railway Station)
09:30
18:30
Eguisheim (Post Office)
09:59 10:59 11:59 12:59 13:59 14:59 15:59 16:59 17:59 18:59
Colmar Place Scheurer-Kestner (behind the CGR cinema)
09:40
18:40
EGUISHEIM −> COLMAR
Kaysersberg (Kientzheim Road)
10:10
19:10
Eguisheim (Post Office)
10:05 11:05 12:05 13:05 14:05 15:05 16:05 17:05 18:05 19:05
Riquewihr (Bus Car Park)
10:30
19:30
Colmar (Railway Station)
10:14 11:14 12:14 13:14 14:14 15:14 16:14 17:14 18:14 19:14
Ribeauvillé (Bus Station)
10:55
19:55
Colmar (Railway Station)
11:30
20:30
Colmar Place Scheurer-Kestner (behind the CGR cinema)
11:40
20:40
Colmar
Place Scheurer-Kestner
(Behind the CGR cinema)
Saturday / Sunday
10:21 11:21 12:21 13:21 14:21 15:21 16:21 17:21 18:21 19:21
2 COLMAR -> RIBEAUVILLÉ -> RIQUEWIHR -> KAYSERSBERG -> COLMAR
18
Saturday & Sunday from 28/11 to 20/12
from
to
Colmar (Railway Station)
09:45
18:45
Colmar Place Scheurer-Kestner (behind the CGR cinema)
09:55
18:55
Ribeauvillé (Bus Station)
10:25
19:25
Riquewihr (Bus Car Park)
10:50
19:50
Kaysersberg (Kientzheim Road)
11:10
20:10
Colmar (Railway Station)
11:45
20:45
Colmar Place Scheurer-Kestner (behind the CGR cinema)
11:55
20:55
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Cross-border bus line 1076
Breisach-Colmar timetables (valid until 12 December)
1076 EUREGIOBUS line
1076 A
SÉLESTAT –> RIBEAUVILLÉ (TER coach)
Colmar railway station
10:55 12:08 14:08 15:38 16:38 18:10 19:10
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office
11:35 12:49 14:49 16:19 17:19 18:54 19:50
NEUF-BRISACH -> COLMAR
Friday 11/12
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office
10:09 12:09 13:53 15:23 17:23 18:23 19:53
Colmar railway station
10:44 12:44 14:28 15:58 17:58 18:58 20:19
COLMAR −> NEUF-BRISACH
Saturday 12/12
10:57
13:11
14:41
16:41
18:56
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office 11:35
NEUF-BRISACH -> COLMAR
13:49
15:19
17:19
19:22
Saturday 12/12
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office
10:04 12:38 14:23 16:23 18:18 20:23 21:23
Colmar railway station
10:30 13:10 14:55 16:55 18:44 20:55 21:55
Sunday 13/12
COLMAR −> NEUF-BRISACH
Colmar railway station
09:44
11:35
15:45
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office
10:10
12:07
16:17
18:22
Sunday 13/12
Neuf-Brisach Tourist Office
11:09
13:09
17:18
19:23
Colmar railway station
11:30
13:41
17:44
19:44
NEUF-BRISACH -> COLMAR
View timetables on the website http://www.suedbadenbus.de
(Heading Buslinien -> Ausflugbusse -> Euroregio)
17:56
Saturday
Mulhouse
connecting to TER trains from Strasbourg and Mulhouse
Starting station
Friday 11/12
Colmar -> Neuf-Brisach
Colmar railway station
TER timetables valid until 12 December
07:51
08:16
08:20
08:46
Sélestat Railway Station
Sélestat Railway Station
Ribeauvillé (Bus Station)
10:51
11:10
11:15
11:41
Strasbourg
12:25 14:51
13:06 15:10
13:15 15:15
13:41 15:41
16:51
17:10
17:15
17:41
18:51
19:16
19:20
19:46
View the TER
timetables on the
website www.ter.
sncf.com/alsace
RIBEAUVILLÉ –> SÉLESTAT (TER coach)
Saturday
connecting to TER trains from Strasbourg and Mulhouse
Ribeauvillé (Bus Station)
Sélestat Railway Station
Sélestat Railway Station
07:40
08:08
08:15
08:41
Destination station
B
09:38
10:06
10:13
10:44
12:44
13:12
13:19
13:39
Strasbourg
14:39
15:07
15:13
15:39
16:44
17:12
17:19
17:40
18:44
19:12
19:19
19:39
Mulhouse
COLMAR –> ROUFFACH
Colmar
Rouffach
Saturday
10:02
10:13
10:28
10:35
12:28
12:36
12:34
12:55
13:03
13:13
14:28
14:36
ROUFFACH –> COLMAR
Rouffach
Colmar
14:54
15:02
15:51
15:58
16:46
16:57
17:54
18:02
COLMAR –> ROUFFACH
10:28
10:35
12:28
12:36
14:28
14:36
17:03
17:13
ROUFFACH –> COLMAR
Sunday
Rouffach
Colmar
C-D
14:52
15:01
15:51
15:58
16:46
16:57
COLMAR –> TURCKHEIM (line C) –> MUNSTER (line D)
09:29
09:40
09:57
Munster
Turckheim
Colmar
12:08
12:23
12:33
11:12
11:23
11:36
11:40
11:51
12:08
12:10
12:23
12:43
12:44
12:58
13:16
13:26
13:38
13:57
15:36
15:49
16:09
12:43
12:58
13:07
13:19
13:38
13:49
15:35
15:49
15:59
16:08
16:26
16:35
18:17
18:27
From Monday to Friday
16:15
16:26
16:41
08:33
08:41
08:55
10:33
10:40
10:52
12:07*
12:16*
12:33*
16:41
17:00
17:11
14:08
14:16
14:30
17:22
17:39
17:49
17:59
18:17
18:28
09:27
09:42
09:51
11:32*
11:47*
11:56*
13:33
13:48
13:57
17:26
17:39
17:59
18:37
18:52
19:01
19:10
19:23
19:32
Saturday & Sunday
15:28*
15:37*
15:54*
17:28
17:37
17:54
MUNSTER –> TURCKHEIM (line D) –> COLMAR (line C)
Munster
Turckheim
Colmar
* Saturdays only
16:46
17:00
17:22
From Monday to Friday
COLMAR –> TURCKHEIM (line C) –> MUNSTER (line D)
Colmar
Turckheim
Munster
18:16
18:25
Sunday
Colmar
Rouffach
Colmar
Turckheim
Munster
16:27
16:35
Saturday
12:47
12:57
MUNSTER –> TURCKHEIM (line D) –> COLMAR (line C)
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View the TER
timetables on the
website www.ter.
sncf.com/alsace
15:01*
15:12*
15:18*
16:43
16:54
17:02
20:13
20:22
20:39
Saturday & Sunday
18:22
18:37
18:46
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Your next
visit to the Grand
Pays de Colmar
Come and celebrate spring and discover the
traditions of Easter with your family or friends
Menus skilfully devised to awaken your taste buds
Easter egg hunts to delight the little ones
Creative workshops for aspiring artists...
Choose where you want to go
and we’ll tell you how!
• Colmar is celebrating spring
• The spring tour at Eguisheim
Find your way using public transport as well as the
times on Vialsace.
• Market and build-up to Easter in Kaysersberg
• Stork festival - Vallée de Munster
• Spring farmers' market in Ribeauvillé
• Easter at Turckheim
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a brea
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yours
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Further information:
www.pays-de-colmar.fr
23
Colmar
Place Unterlinden - 68000 Colmar
Tel. +33 (0)389 206892 - Fax +33 (0)389 417699
[email protected]
www.tourisme-colmar.com
Pays de Brisach
6 Place d’Armes - 68600 Neuf-Brisach
Tel. +33 (0)389 725666
[email protected]
www.tourisme-paysdebrisach.com
Land of mysteries
Eguisheim and vicinity
Land of light
22 A Grand’Rue - 68420 Eguisheim
Tel. +33 (0)389 234033
[email protected] - www.ot-eguisheim.fr
Land of taste
Land of Christmas trees
Land of Christmas stars
Vallée de Kaysersberg
Land of songs and fine fabrics
39 rue du Général de Gaulle - 68240 Kaysersberg
Tel. +33 (0)389 782278 - Fax +33 (0)389 782744
[email protected] - www.kaysersberg.com
www.noel-a-kaysersberg.com
Land of gatherings
Vallée de Munster
1 rue du Couvent - 68140 Munster
Tel. +33 (0)389 773180 - Fax +33 (0)389 770717
[email protected] - www.vallee-munster.eu
Pays de Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr
• 1 Grand’rue - 68150 Ribeauvillé
• 2 rue de la 1ère Armée - 68340 Riquewihr
Tel. +33 (0)389 732323 - Fax +33 (0)389 732329
[email protected]
www.ribeauville-riquewihr.com
Pays de Rouffach
12A place de la République - 68250 Rouffach
Tel. +33 (0)389 785315
[email protected] - www.ot-rouffach.com
Ribeauvillé
Riquewihr
Kaysersberg
Turckheim
Munster
Colmar
Eguisheim
Neuf-Brisach
Turckheim and vicinity
Corps de Garde - 68230 Turckheim
Tel. +33 (0)389 273844 - Fax +33 (0)389 808322
[email protected] - www.turckheim.com
Rouffach
http://grandpays.colmar.fr/
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