Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar?

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar? I give you here my 3 favorite addresses offering kougelhopfs in Colmar: all three are excellent. You can choose to have it sprinkled with icing sugar or not. Stop at the patisserie early in the morning, when they just came out of the oven… it’s even tastier! If you believe that kougelhopf is dry, go taste one of these and I guarantee that you will change your mind. It has nothing to do with what is often sold in very touristy shops… Kouglof can be savored straight away or brought back as a souvenir from your weekend in Alsace....

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Gingerbread – Visits of museums and manufacturing workshops

Gertwiller is the capital of gingerbread in Alsace since the 18th century. Gingerbread lovers, you are in the right place! Two big manufacturers are still located in Gertwiller nowadays: the Maison Lips and Fortwenger. The two companies each have a small museum that you can visit. You can also have a look at their gingerbread manufacturing...

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Specialties to taste in Alsace – A short guide

You are coming to visit Alsace and want to discover Alsatian gastronomy? It’s a good idea, especially as there is a lot to try in the region! Here are some ideas of specialties to taste during your stay in Alsace. The list is not exhaustive (far from it!), but I tried to present the main specialties (no, there is not only sauerkraut!) I am also presenting my favorite adresses, as well as recipes from Alsatian food bloggers (in French). I will complete this article when I discover something new… Savory specialties The flammekueche – Don’t mistake it for pizza! The dough of the flammekueche...

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An afternoon at the Ribeauvillé Casino Spa

The Balneo and Spa area of Ribeauvillé Casino is located at the entrance of the village of Ribeauvillé, on the Alsace Wine Route. This complex of the group Barrière includes a casino, a hotel and a balneo-spa area. However, you don’t need to stay at the hotel to enjoy the spa, as it’s open to everyone. This area dedicated to well-being is actually divided into two sections. The balneo area works as thermal baths: you can buy a package for a few hours or for a day, giving you access to all facilities. The spa is called Spa Diane Barrière and offers various treatments independently or as en extra to the balneo area...

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