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Surrounded by vineyards that harvest some of the finest vintages of Sylvaner and Gewurztraminer wines, Barr is a thriving, semi-industrial town that has some charming narrow streets lined with half-timber houses (notably rue des Cigognes, rue Neuve, and the tiny rue de l'Essieu), a cheerful 17th-century Hôtel de Ville, and a decorative arts museum. Most buildings date from after a catastrophic
fire in 1678; the only medieval survivor is the Romanesque tower of St-Martin, the Protestant church.
This small, yet important, wine town in the Andlau river valley is surrounded by the Vosges mountains. Its historic center has several noteworthy...
Forget that much of Colmar's architecture is modern (because of the destruction wrought by World Wars I and II): its Vieille Ville heart—an...