SONNENGLANZ, BEBLENHEIM, FRANCE - ALSACE
The Sonnenglanz vacation rental apartment is located within the well-known Sonnenglanz vineyard. From the apartment patio, you can enjoy clear views of the wine-growing village of Riquewihr and the green Vosges Mountains. The renowned Hartweg Winery is just a 10-minute walk (2-minute drive) from the center of Beblenheim.
This first-floor vacation rental is located in a scenic setting and is just a short drive to vineyards, wine tastings and sights in France, Switzerland and Germany.
The apartment includes a well-furnished living room with a TV and many antiques, a complete separate kitchen, a bathroom with shower stall, and a bedroom with combined twin beds that can be made up into 1 queen-sized bed. The large, inviting patio decorated with regional antiques serves as an additional dining and sitting area, perfect for an evening glass of wine.
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SLEEPING1 bedroom: combined twin beds
BATHROOMSOne witth shower stall
KITCHENFull kitchen facilities
LAUNDRYNo washing machine but landlady will do laundry for a small fee
ACCESSIBILITYWalk down a sloping driveway to entrance
TRANSPORTATION10-minute walk to the center of town
MINUSESNo phone, dark living room, the walk down the driveway can be tricky
PLUSESBeautiful views, pleasant outside sitting area, located within a vineyard; satellite TV, Wi-Fi
SPECIAL FEATURESPatio overlooking vineyards
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What's included with the France - Alsace Untour?
- One or two weeks in a personally selected private apartment in the heart of scenic Alsace.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Basel-Mulhouse EuroAirport, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
- Personal transfer assistance for most airport arrivals, or detailed instructions that allow you to reach your apartment with ease.
- Car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- Use of a local GPS unit during your Untour.
- An orientation session given by our excellent local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
- Excellent local information, a regional map, and the Untouring Alsace guidebook, researched and written by Untours staff, full of insider tips and day trip information.
- A local cultural event, like a group meal at a restaurant in the charming village of Ribeauvillé.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for Sonnenglanz, Beblenheim, France - Alsace
Mme. Francoise and Robert Bruppacher live on site and speak mainly French or German. Mme. Bruppacher does speak a little English, and the couple are very friendly and manage to interact well, using their limited language and conversational skills
Beblenheim, France - Alsace, Home of Sonnenglanz
Beblenheim, with its flower-bedecked, half-timbered houses, is a tranquil village of 953 inhabitants, known throughout the world for the quality of its wines. Those who have only drunk its delicious wine, though, may not know that Beblenheim is exceptionally well located for exploring the heart of Alsace.
Situated directly on the famous Route des Vins, Beblenheim is close to the walled town of Riquewihr, historic Ribeauvillé, the gracious city of Colmar, countless ancient walled villages and imposing castles. For more relaxing days, close-to-home, easy walks through storied vineyards beckon. Vineyard trails actually connect Beblenheim with most neighboring villages, including Riquewihr and Zellenberg. Beblenheim dates from the tenth century, but the oldest reminder of its past is a fifteenth-century Gothic fountain on the main street.
In spite of its size, Beblenheim has 2 restaurants, a small convenience store, a post office and several wineries. The Hartweg winery is considered one of the best in Alsace and is on one of the main streets in town. Most wineries offer tastings on request. There are ATMs and large supermarkets in nearby Ribeauvillé.
Customer comments about Sonnenglanz, Beblenheim, France - Alsace
We were delighted with our Sonnenglanz apartment. We especially liked our location and surroundings because we enjoy walking and could walk to several nearby villages through beautiful vineyards. Our hosts, Francoise and Robert Bruppacher were excellent and most hospitable. We give a hearty endorsement to Untours, Alsace, Beblenheim, Sonnenglanz and the staff.
-Diane & Robert HALL
"The apartment is very will arranged, rooms are large and the owners (who are on site) are extremely nice. The views are outstanding and the location is very good. The only drawback is they need one English speaking TV channel." George Jones
"Very good apartment setting and immediate surroundings." Donald Liles
Ratings for Sonnenglanz, Beblenheim, France - Alsace
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||6|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||7||7|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||3||2|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||6||5|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||5||4|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||1|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||5||5|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||13||13|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||7||7|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||11||11|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||7||7|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||5||5|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||7||7|
An Explanation of the Ratings:
These ratings come from a combination of customer reviews and the reports of Untours staff who have seen the apartments and/or followed reports from customers over the years.
These ratings give a sense of how most people feel, but your tastes and requirements may vary. If you have any questions about this apartment, please call us at 1-888-868-6871. You can talk to someone who has seen the accommodation.