Travel In Riquewihr, France : Village in “Beauty and the Beast”

Situated between the peaks of the Vosges mountains and the Plain of Alsace, Riquewihr is a medieval town right in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards, classified among the «Most Beautiful Villages in France

Riquewihr is one of the crown jewels of the Alsace Region in France. One of the few towns not be greatly damaged in World War II, it still retains its original medieval charm and was the inspiration for the “village” in Beauty and the Beast.

Riquewihr, not to be missed when visiting Alsace, is an «open-air museum» .It has managed to preserve its authentic character behind its city walls, which are now besieged only by the vines.

Admirably decorated with flowers in the spring and in the summer, the town takes on the colors of Christmas during the Advent period, in a unique atmosphere that combines the magic of Christmas with the Alsatian traditions.