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The historical centre

place Joffre
68800 Thann
Office de Tourisme Thann-Cernay
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The old town, listed as one of the 100 most beautiful detours (Les Plus Beaux Détours de France), stretches mainly around the Saint Thiébaut Collegiate Church, one of the most representative examples of Rhinish gothic architecture in Alsace. Its openwork arrow has been protecting the town and its surrounding areas since 1516. As you wander aimlessly around the little lanes and streets, the city reveals to you its heritage wealth: 16th century houses, fountains, oriels, 14th and 15th century towers and fortifications, the banks of the Thur… In 20 minutes you can reach the ruins of Engelbourg Castle (Château de l’Engelbourg) and enjoy a stunning view over the Rangen vineyards and the Alsace plain. A tourist guide map available free-of-charge in your tourist offices describes the remarkable and unusual buildings in the town in detail.

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Languages spoken : Français Allemand Anglais

Catering on spot: Drinks, Yes

Package visits offered: Free visit, Self-guided visit with documents in French, Guided tour for individuals with reservation, Guided tour for groups with reservation

Practical services: Aire de pique nique, Open to individual clients, Point d’eau (eau potable)

Animals accepted: Yes

Length of visit/event: 1h15

Facilities: Private car park, Blue zone parking, Free campervan parking, Paid campervan parking, Toilets

place Joffre
68800 Thann

Tél : 03 89 37 96 20
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Location: At the edge of the lake or river, In the town/village centre, Piedmont (vineyards), Sur le tracé d’une véloroute (- de 5 km), Sur le tracé du GR 5 (- de 2 km)

Distance and name of nearest railway station (km): 0.5 km - Thann centre

Altitude (m): 341

Accessibility: With a pram/young children, By bus, By train, By bike, By mountain bike

from the 01/01/2019 to the 31/12/2019

Opening hours: Accessible year-round

Period of validity

from the 01/01/2019 to the 31/12/2019

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