"Kaysersberg - "Mount of the Emperor"" Kaysersberg by annk
Kaysersberg Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 75 photos
While based in Colmar we decided to take a 1/2 day tour of the wine villages, Kayserberg being one of them. There are 100 in total, we only stopped briefly at 3 and drove through a few more. While we barely touched on these quaint little villages, we at least experienced the flavor of these medeival towns surrounded by vineyards.
Kaysersberg is built along the banks of the Weiss River which only adds to its beauty and is nestled upon foothills. It is also the birthplace of Albert Schweitzer who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952.
Events: In December they host a medieval market.
- Pros:Quaint, charming and beautiful
- Cons:Can get crowded & touristy in the summer
This castle and fortress was built in 1226 during King Henri VII's reign to control entry into the town and valley... more travel advice
The parish church built between the 12th C and 15th C is best known for its wood triptych altarpiece. It was created by... more travel advice
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