Hiking and bike-riding around Wettolsheim
Wettolsheim is quite a pleasant spot for long walks in both the vineyards and the woods, and family strolls.
The Herzog path - "sentier Herzog"
An easy walk of 2,8 km in the forest that leads from the Hagueneck Castle to the Herzog family's ancient canoe pond.
The squirrel's path - "sentier de l'écureuil"
Quite an easy 6,4 km walk (plan around 2,5 hours) which links the Hohlandsbourg to the "Trois Châteaux". The path is marked out by a squirrel footprint and educational signs.
The Lazare de Schwendi path
Both ways, the 2,5 km distance between the Hohlandsbourg Castle (645m alt.) and the Pflixbourg Castle (454m alt.). Plan 1h30 going uphill or 45mn downhill.
The quarries path - "sentier des carrières"
A 4,4 km walk (ie 2 hours give or take) leading from "Trois Châteaux" park place to the Marbach abbey. The trail is marked by signs representing a tent. You also wil enjoy the information boards about the sand stones quarries' characteristics and the various functions of the forest.
The Club Vosgien itineraries
There are hiking circuits marked "Club Vosgien" starting from the town hall place.
• Northwards, up the vineyards : the chapel "Chapelle des Bois" via the ruins of a Roman cottage, a beautiful view over the Alsatian plain.
• Westwards : the hunters' rest 'Repos des Chasseurs" is going through the forest via Hagueneck Castle, then leading to the Stauffen shelter "Refuge du Stauffen".
The famous Wettolsheim Gourmet walking tour - "Balade Gourmande de Wettolsheim"
Since 2012, this is the May event everyone is eager to be a part of ! A 9 km Gourmet Walking Tour through vineyards and forest all around the Hagueneck Castle.
At each step of the ride, a dish matching food and wine.
To get further formation and sign in : www.balade-gourmande-wettolsheim.fr
Riding my bicycle !
Through the vineyards by following the Wine road ("Route des Vins d'Alsace"):
- southwards : Eguisheim, Gueberschwihr, Rouffach....
- northwards : Wintzenheim, Turckheim, Niedermorschwihr...
Vineyards and Munster Valley : bycicle path starting from Wintzenheim
Along the river Lauch : bycicle path from Wettolsheim, then to Colmar or Herrlisheim.