"Discover the octagonal Eguisheim." Eguisheim by breughel
Eguisheim Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 77 photos
Starting this intro I read the Legend of Eguisheim about Pope St Leo IX born here in 1002 as Bruno son of Count Hugon IV of Eguisheim.
If I had read the legend before visiting Eguisheim I would have understood why in the centre of the concentric narrow streets, lined with half-timbered houses and rich floral decoration, there was that really big St Leo fountain.
It's my problem; I read info when I'm back home.
My wife and I liked Eguisheim at only 5 Km from Colmar. No tourist rushes here, a restaurant with lovely salt and sweet flammkuche and a large number of "vignerons" winegrowers with “Alsace Grand Cru” vineyards.
This particular monument with the names of the victims of WW I and of WW II shows the dramatic fate of the... more travel advice
This is the most spectacular street of Eguisheim following the former circular ramparts. It is a long and narrow street... more travel advice
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