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Alsace’s most iconic church!

This peaceful, historic fortified church is surrounded by vineyards overlooking the pittoresque... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
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Beautiful little chapel

This church is shared between the Catholic community and the Protestant community. Cemetery... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
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17 Feb 2018
“Alsace’s most iconic church! ”
8 Nov 2017
“Beautiful little chapel”
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Rue de l'Eglise, 68150 Hunawihr, France
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This peaceful, historic fortified church is surrounded by vineyards overlooking the pittoresque village of Hunawihr! Dedicated to Saint Jacques and a halt of one of the many paths to Compostelle, the church is also privy to many references to the local Alsace wine trade... beautiful...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This church is shared between the Catholic community and the Protestant community. Cemetery outside. Beautiful view from outside.

Thank mediamama
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The fortified Church of Hunawihr is Definetely worth a visit. Both catholic and protestant at the same time.

Thank Søren N
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The fortified church is located among the vineyards of Hunawihr. Perfect setting for beautiful pictures. And a good opportunity to visit the beautiful village.

Thank Yair K
Reviewed 31 July 2016

while this church may not stand out architecturally, it is on a rocky promontory surrounded on 3 sides by vineyards, and is at the edge of an attractive village. The fortifications are simple and reminiscent of the fortified churches of Transylvania. I recommend walking up...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Looks pretty cool fr the exterior with the vineyards. Inside its just another church. Sunsets give it a pretty yellow light from the bus stop.

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This church was the reason we were in Hunawihr after reading the guidebook descriptions. It met our expectations for the detour. A visit to Hunawihr is worth your time. We parked on Rue Sainte-Hune near the school and walked up to the church property. A...More

3  Thank WC-Travelers-75
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I the middle of the road between Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé, a short detour should be done to see one of the few fortified churches out of Romania (Transylvania) located in Hunawihr. Surrounded by vineyards, the St James church, classified as French National Monument, has a...More

Thank LexGrizzly
Reviewed 16 October 2015

It's a bit of a hike from the parking lot by the town fountain, but the view of the church on the way up and the view of the countryside from the top make it worthwhile. What I found interesting is that both Catholic and...More

1  Thank TourTroll
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This church is amazing. It is situated on top of a hill, surrounded by fortifications and vineyard. The inside got amazing middle-age paintings. A place to visit if you want to go back in time and feel the typical Alsatian spirit :)

Thank ThierryLorette
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