Southern gate of the Alsace wine route  

Place Modeste-Zussy
68800 Thann

Nearest train station :
0,5 km - Thann centre

Opening hours :
Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm (except Thursday from 2pm to 5pm). Closed on Thursday mornings and Sundays.

Brochures & documents:
Languages spoken : English Languages spoken : German Animals accepted : Yes

The town of Thann, located at the southernmost tip of the Alsatian vineyards, is the South Gate to the Alsace Wine Route. and is renowned for its Rangen "Grand Cru".

The Wine Route, which goes to Marlenheim in the North and is about 170 km long. The route shows idyllic landscapes, cultural highlights and, of course, vineyards.

Discovery of this famous route begins through an old rampart tower, with its onion-shaped roof, which dates from 1 411. The Alsace Wine Route South Gate, also called “The Witches’ Tower”, is home to a museographical space : with its 14 sediments bore samples, discover the composition of the Alsatian soils, source of our wines’ riches.

Photo gallery

La tour des sorcières ©OT Thann
L'espace d'exposition © E. Smeda
Vue générale ©E. Smeda
La signalétique ©OTTC
©Olivier Malbos
Extérieur du bâtiment ©Jean-Paul Dumel
Panneaux explicatifs ©E. Smeda
Panneau d'accueil et grappes de raisin ©E. Throo
L'exterieurde la Porte sud ©OT Thann

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  Capacité maximum temporaire : 5

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  In the town/village centre
Type of site
  Remarkable monument, house or neighbourhood
  Geology and natural sciences
  Temporary exhibition spot
Type of visit
  Free visit
  Guided tour for groups with reservation


  On a route that is accessible by bus
  Walking time (min) from carpark to site : 2


  Groups accepted
  Indoor activity

With kids

  Suited for jogging strollers
  Suited for umbrella strollers


Free entrance

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