A view on the witches tower ©Jean Paul Dumel
The exhibition hall © E. Smeda - OTTC
General view on the exhibition ©E. Smeda - OTTC
The main entrance ©OTTC
The outside explanatory panels ©OTTC
The inside explanatory panels ©E. Smeda - OTTC
The main entrance ©E. Throo - OTTC
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Southern gate of the Alsace wine route

A former rampart tower dating from 1411 with a bulbous roof, the South Gate, also known as the Tower of the Witches, houses a museum area where you can discover the composition of the Alsatian soils that make up the richness of our wines.

The town of Thann, located at the southernmost tip of the Alsatian vineyards, is the South Gate to the Alsace Wine Route. and is renowned for its Rangen "Grand Cru".The Wine Route, which goes to Marlenheim in the North and is about 170 km long. The route shows idyllic landscapes, cultural highlights and, of course, vineyards.Discovery of this famous route begins through an old rampart tower, with its onion-shaped roof, which dates from 1 411. The Alsace Wine Route South Gate, also called “The Witches’ Tower”, is home to a museographical space : with its 14 sediments bore samples, discover the composition of the Alsatian soils, source of our wines’ riches.

  • Pets allowed : yes
Label vignobles-decouvertes
Additional information
  • Altitude : 344m
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 0,5
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Guided tour for groups with reservation
  • Amenities services : Toilets
  • Languages spoken : French, German, English
  • Practical services : Group reception

Horaires et dates d'ouvertures susceptibles d'être modifiés en fonction des circonstances. Prenez vos précautions.

  • Ouverture et service de vente proposé : Open to the public
  • Capacité maximum temporaire : 5 pers
  • Mesure de protections : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Wearing a mask is mandatory, Hydroalcoholic gel available

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