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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in the Molsheim Area, Alsace your home away from home

The walled city of Molsheim in the Alsace region of northeast France has had many important visitors. Louis XIV visited and Goethe also passed through Molsheim in 1770. The town centre is packed with historical and architectural treasures and was considered a Mecca of culture. Behind the ramparts the winding alleyways meander through the town, providing an ideal base for those looking for a delightful holiday rental for exploring the Molsheim area.

Things to Do in the Molsheim Area, Alsace

The Molsheim area is tailor-made for many outdoor pursuits such as Nordic walking, mountain biking, hiking, cross country skiing and sledging in the winter. Located at the foot of the Vosges Mountains, it provides beautiful scenery which is appreciated by artists and writers. Visitors can enjoy wine tasting and dining out on the excellent local cuisine in this area. The Molsheim area is home to many prosperous winegrowers who produce the Brudertal and Finkenberger vintages.

Places to Visit in the Molsheim Area, Alsace

Wine Route
The “routes des vins” starts near Engenthal and runs through the whole of Alsace with beautiful villages and vineyards to see along the way. Local producers have wine-tasting facilities, making it a pleasurable experience for wine lovers to travel and taste.

Strasbourg
The delightful town of Strasbourg is around 30km east of your Molsheim holiday rental and has superb cultural, shopping and dining opportunities. Explore the Cathedral and spend time in the picturesque Petite France Quarter of the city. The covered bridges with their three defensive towers offer charming views down the River Ill. Visit the defensive dam, the Barrage Vauban, built in the 17th century, attend the opera or enjoy the many museums in this delightful city.

Koenigsbourg Chateau
More a castle than a chateau, this impressive fortified residence is 757m (2498 feet) up the mountain. Perfect for hiking trails and offering splendid views of the area from the castle terrace, the chateau was restored by Guillaume II in the 20th century, making it the very center of Alsace about 45km north of your Molsheim holiday rental.

Weather in the Molsheim Area, Alsace

Weather in the Molsheim area of Alsace is warm and sunny in the summer with temperatures averaging up to 25°C (77°F). In the winter, due to the elevation, the area drops below freezing and sees some snowfall, particularly on the higher ground, making it popular for snow sports.

Travel to the Molsheim Area, Alsace

The nearest airport to holiday homes in the Molsheim area is Strasbourg International (SXB) Airport which is approximately 30km away. A car is recommended to explore the area and can be collected from the airport.

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                                                                                                      AMAZING stay, visited twice now and will go again!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We first stayed here in 2015 after finding it on HomeAway. I always look for rural/countryside holidays as we come from a busy city - so this was perfect. Plus as an added bonus, it had animals and as my daughter is an animal lover I thought it would be a lovely treat for her. The gite is in a very remote location, its so peaceful and tranquil with beautiful views of the trees and the mountain. We went as 3 generations (grandparents, us and our 7 year old) and we all had the most amazing stay. Vincent and Francois are the best hosts. They will do everything they can to make your stay as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible, they really go out of their way to accommodate you. They are such genuine people - so nice to be around, we had many laughs and lots of fun in their company. Vincent had us all roaring with laughter!! Our holiday at this gite was truly unlike any other place we have visited. In fact, we loved it so much that we visited again in August 2016 for another week and will surely go back again. My daughter still raves about our holiday with "Vincent Uncle" (as she calls him) and Caixon (the dog) and Lili (the goat).......she even tells all her teachers and friends in school!! There are lots of animals - a dog, 4 cats, a goat, ducks, geese, rabbits and more! If you like animals then you absolutely MUST stay here, the animals walk around freely during the day and my daughter loved running around after them and helping to feed them etc. A word of advice though - bring trainers or wellies as there will be animal droppings on the floor, but the inside of the gite is lovely and clean and everything is fitted out luxuriously to the highest standard. I should also mention that although there is wifi in the gite, the signal is weak at times and phone reception (UK 3 network) is non-existent near the gite, but this wasn't a big issue for us. There are plenty of attractions within driving distance and Vincent (always ready to help) will send you his lists and really go out of his way to help you find activities that you and your family will enjoy. In 2015 there were 2 wild deer that came every night to eat food that Vincent put out for them and now one year later, there are 4 deer that come to the house! They come at all times of the day, often when we return from a journey there will be wild stags there standing in front of our car! It is truly amazing! This really is a once in a lifetime holiday, I can't recommend it highly enough!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      A Real Gem!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This house truly felt like home to us. It is light-filled, clean, well-maintained and the location was wonderful--calm, quiet, and with a spectacular view! Claudine and Christian were perfect hosts with suggestions of places to visit and generous offerings from their kitchen. We are still talking about the wonderful bread that Christian delivered to us still warm from his oven and the tart that Claudine made later that day! I cannot imagine anyone not loving this property. We would love to return someday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      A cozy apartment in authentic surroundings. Modern installations and a well equipped kitchen.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment is wonderfully placed in the heart of wine route. Our hosts, Miriam and Dominique Heckmann, took good care of us. Kind and helpful people! We stayed there for 3 nights together with two friends and we all really enjoyed it. We can give the place our best recommendations. Gunver and Louis Rasmussen Denmark
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016