"Wine barr" Barr by traveloturc
Barr Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 25 photos
Barr is said to have been an old imperial seigniory.
The devil would have destroyed its castle in 1295.
The castle was captured by the " Armagnac " in 1444.
During the religious wars, in 1592 the castle was dismantled and Barr partially burned-out.
In 1678, the troops of Louis XIV totally destroyed the city.
In 1944, Barr suffered from the very violent fightings between the Germans and the American forces.
It looks a little scarcy but never mind they are nice people !!!
The grapes of some finest Alsatian wines Sylvaner and Gewürtraminer are harvested here
- In a nutshell:dont confuse with the other Barr s of the world !!!
Don't forget to take a break for a good coffee or a cup of wine in this lovely cafe with a superb view of the town... more travel advice
The " Folie Marco's ", an ancient hotel with its frontages and roofs, its interior staircase and its pavilions of angle... more travel advice
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