Our surrounding forests are perfectly suited for hiking and mountain biking. Several hiking trails and even a brand new cycle track pass by the house. This is for you, sportspeople, hikers, contemplators, botanists, fishermen and nature lovers out here !
Alsace and its treasures are waiting for you, just a ride away, and are all yours to discover !
If you are not tempted by the numerous Alsatian restaurants, we can provide you with a lunch pack for your lunch break.
We can recommend you customised routes to suit your wishes and your fitness level : length, steepness, there is a way for every taste.
1:25 000 scaled ordnance survey maps of the area are available for you to plan your day.
Feel like a guided hike ? We provide it free of charge...
Thierry offers you a special guided hiking tour, to share with you his best spots...
- from 4 participants staying 2 nights and more, sharing evening dinners at our table d'hôtes
- upon prior reservation when booking your stay, and subject to availability
- valid every day except from 10th July to 31st August 2020
- not suitable for children
- the guidance is free of charge, and the hike remains under each participants responsibility as we cannot be held liable for injuries
The brand new tarred cycle path going from Strasbourg to Saales (70 km) passes by the house : winding through the forest, it also allows you to reach a network of country roads and tracks linking nearby villages and picturesque hamlets.
Tip : cycle down the path to Strasbourg, discover the city and come back by direct train to our house !
Off-track lovers, bring along your mountain bikes ! We have plenty of forest tracks to recommend...
We will not compete with the well-built Alsace Tourist Office website, which will give you a thorough presentation of our region.
Just keep in mind for instance that by car, Saulxures is just :
- 45 mn away from Obernai and the Alsatian Wine Road
- 50 mn away from the Haut Koenigsbourg castle
- 1 h away from Strasbourg or Colmar
Alsatian wines are yours to discover, not only in the Autumn harvesting period but also all year long.
In Colroy La Roche, enjoy a special treat in La Cheneaudière's spa, a luxury **** Relais & Châteaux Resort, with their non-resident day offer.
Their «Nature-Spa» is awarded «Best Hotel Spa in Europe» by the prestigious Villégiature Awards and features 2 000 sq. m. dedicated to wellbeing and relaxation, with state of the art facilities such as 3 pools, 4 saunas including one glass sauna, 1 beehive steam room, a wood-bath, a micro-bubbling beach, a sensory shower walk…
Also available for non-residents, the Hotel Julien offers his spa/wellness center, recently awarded the "Spas de France" label for the quality of its service.
SPA by Julien features a 48 m long indoor - outdoor pool heated at 29°, a jacuzzi, a Kneipp, special showers ...
A horsefarm nearby (in Stampoumont, a mere 10 mn drive away from our house) offers horse back riding experiences.