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Rising above vineyards and the Rhine, Breisach is where the Black Forest spills into Alsace. Given its geographical and cultural proximity to France, it’s little surprise that the locals share their neighbours’ passion for a good bottle of plonk.

From the cobbled streets lined with pastel-painted houses you’d never guess that 85% of the town was flattened in WWII, so successful has been the reconstruction.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Breisach.