"Obernai is a magic village" Top 5 Page for this destination Obernai by Beausoleil
Obernai Travel Guide: 78 reviews and 229 photos
We were staying in Barr, a favorite village, and decided to make a trip to Mont Ste. Odile and then drive to Selestat. Driving down from Mont Ste. Odile, I noticed Obernai on the map so we decided to see what was there.
What a GREAT little town. It turned out to be our favorite stop of the day. This is the main square right in front of the tower and town hall. To the right are a lot of restaurants and you can see church steeples in the background. It has to be the perfect wine village.
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The tower is the Beffroi (belfry) and the smaller building is the town hall. This is the center of town and is surrounded by restaurants and shops and several hotels.
Up a side street to the right of the town hall is the church and behind the church a lovely stream.
I think of the colored tiles as Burgundian but they appeared all over Alsace. I love the color tiled patterns. Why have a roof when you can have a work of art?!
- Pros:Really cute town with friendly people
- Cons:Absolutely none . . . it was perfect.
- In a nutshell:A great combination of France and Germany, the best of both!
The hotel-restaurant is in a house listed as a historic monument and is directly on the main square of Obernai. In... more travel advice
The church is a block above the town hall, just past the Well of the Six Buckets, a very ornate well. The twin towered... more travel advice
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