Near Saverne

Hiking near the town :
  • Botanic garden of Saverne (40 minutes)
  • Castel ruin Haut-Barr : offers a mind-blowing sight over the plain of Alsace and until the Black Forest ; gourmet restaurant.
  • Grotte Saint-Vit : cave in the mountain that was converted to a chapel; the area features a nice garden ; close by : ruin of Greiffenstein castle.
  • Mont Saint-Michel (1h20), chapel above St-Jean-Saverne (village with an exceptional romanesque church). This ancient pilgrimage is also a station of a archeological circuit about pre-Christian civilisation
Biking :

Along the Rhine-Marne canal either westwards into the Vosges valley or eastwards on the Alsace plain towards Strasbourg. Bicycles can be rented in Saverne.

Jardin Botanique website
Haut Barr website
Mont St Michel of Saverne
Archaeological circuit website

Chateau du Haut Barr
saint michel de saverne