Where to stay around Riquewihr?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,001 holiday lettings near Riquewihr. From 513 apartments to 212 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riquewihr is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Riquewihr?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Riquewihr. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jean Sipp Winery: 1,502 holiday lettings
  • St. Ulrich Fortress: 1,533 holiday lettings
  • Kayserberg Castle: 2,119 holiday lettings
  • Le Lac Blanc Ski Resort: 2,470 holiday lettings
  • Centre de Reintroduction des Cigognes et des Loutres: 1,512 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Riquewihr listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Riquewihr?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 513 apartments in Riquewihr. Our other popular types of Riquewihr holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 212 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 178 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Riquewihr?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 92 holiday homes with pool available in Riquewihr. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Riquewihr, France, Your Home Away From Home

    Riquewihr is a small historic town, located within the Haut-Rhin department, within the Alsace region of north-eastern France. Famed for its impressive historical architecture and for the production of Riesling wine, the town is a popular tourist destination amongst national and international tourists alike. To cater for this steady influx of tourists, the town boasts a wonderful choice of holiday rental apartments, townhouses and gites, suitable for those choosing to enjoy self catering holidays in Riquewihr and the surrounding scenic Haut-Rhin countryside.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Riquewihr, France

    Visitors spending their holidays in Riquewihr who have had enough of visiting the town’s numerous historically interesting sites and landmarks may wish to explore the surrounding mainly rural and unspoilt landscape. Walking, hiking, cycling and horse-riding are especially popular pursuits here; whilst the more active and energetic tourists may wish to head to the higher elevations of the nearby Vosges mountains. Here rock-climbing, mountain biking and group abseiling can be enjoyed throughout most of the year, whilst in the winter months they provide the perfect setting for skiing, country-skiing and snowboarding. Alternatively, the mighty Rhine and its tributaries provide water sports enthusiasts with the opportunity to kayak, canoe or enjoy a pleasure-boat cruise.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Riquewihr, France

    Although much of Riquewihr’s most impressive historical buildings were damaged in World War II air raids, there is still plenty here to impress visitors with an interest in all things historical and architectural. Its medieval fortifications and imposing castle are its biggest draw, as is its museum which displays the impact that the war had on the region, to include a torture chamber. Visitors spending their holidays in Riquewihr will find that the Alsace region as a whole is renowned for its picturesque villages, castles and churches, as well as the impressive historic architecture of its larger towns and cities. Amongst the many interesting places to visit whilst in the region are the Old Town of Strasbourg, Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg, Ungersheim Open-Air Museum and Haguenau Historical Museum.

    Weather in Riquewihr, France

    Riquewihr and north-eastern France as a whole have a typically continental climate. This means that summers can be warm, with temperatures averaging between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. Winters, however, can be much cooler, with temperatures averaging between 5 and 12 degrees and often falling below zero. The average annual precipitation of 23 inches is well distributed throughout the year, with snow common in the mid-winter months, especially at higher elevations.

    Travel to Riquewihr, France

    Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Riquewihr will usually fly to nearby Euro-Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiberg (BSL). British Airways, Easyjet and BMI operate regular flights to this busy international airport, departing from London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) and Edinburgh (EDI).

    Attractions in and around Riquewihr

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Riquewihr? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg and House of the Heads, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Albert Schweitzer Museum or Theater Colmar. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Centre de Reintroduction des Cigognes et des Loutres, Lac Blanc and Col de la Schlucht. Activities around the area include Jean Sipp Winery, Andre Stentz Winery and Wolfberger Winery. Enjoy a visit to St. Ulrich Fortress, Kayserberg Castle and Ammerschwihr Golf Club during your stay. Also a trip to Colmar Expo, Unterlinden Museum or The Dominican Church might be a nice excursion.