The best way to discover Wissembourg, is to stroll around by foot.
|Discover the town individually or follow the tourist itinerary available at the Tourist Offfice : a map guides you along 25 remarquable buildings.||
To know more about it :
|Historic trails and walks in and around Wissembourg (notebook on sale at the Tourist Office)
Three tourist discovery trails are marked : in the city, on the walls and in the surrounding. To discover and appréciate a fascinating historical heritage.
Discover the Dubois Organ to the Abbey church Sts Pierre et Paul :
The Dubois organ, achieved in 1766 is the biggest Baroque organ of Alsace. After 50 years of silence, the restoration in the home state was finished in 2013. The "Friends of the Dubois organ" organize from June to September free concerts "les Vespérales" every sunday at 5 p.m.
The Tourist Office offers a guided tour from 1 hour before each concert, to discover the town around the abbey church (Tickets available at the Tourist Office)
Visits with themes
Different themes of visit are suggested : the organ, the important figures of the town, the middle ages in Wissembourg, the period of the Renaissance, discovering the town from the walls, wine making-and producing tour.
These circuits are practicable on requests for the groups and in certain dates for the individual.
Information at the Tourist Office
- The Abbey church Sts Peter and Paul
- The protestant St. John church
- The romanesque church St. Ulrich in Altenstadt
- The chapel of Weiler