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Camping les Cigognes** - Sélestat

The city of Selestat

How about discovering Alsace in just a single location? To be both in a city and in the countryside?

In Selestat, you can enjoy nature but also take advantage of events provided by a modern city, combining peace and quiet with the pleasure of discovery.

The city is located between the Departments of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin, and between the Vosges Mountains and the Ried.  Selestat is a city of arts and traditions and you will be charmed by its authentic nature and its friendly atmosphere.

A place to discover on your own, as a couple or as a family, by strolling through the lovely streets leading, for instance, to the Monuments district with the famous "Bibliothèque Humaniste" (Humanist Library), along the banks of the Ill river where ancient Alsatian houses are side by side with more contemporary buildings.

Some of Selestat’s highlights:

When visiting the city, don’t miss the rich treasures it offers. Just to mention a few:

  •     The Humanist Library (currently being restructured)
  •     The churches of Sainte-Foy and Saint-Georges,
  •     The "Maison du Pain" (the Bread House)
  •     The Regional Fund for Contemporary Art of Alsace (FRAC)
  •     The Ill*Wald forest, a regional natural reserve...

 

A city offering a wide diversity of activities

A vibrant community, the city of Selestat offers numerous activities to enliven your visit. A picturesque city center with attractive shops, local markets offering regional products, restaurants where you can discover the local gastronomy, bars for nightlife and summertime events such as the Corso-Fleuri festival... There’s never a dull moment in Selestat!

 

 

Activities in the surrounding area

Many activities and interesting sites will attract you to the surrounding towns and villages. 

  •     The Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, visible from the city-center and easily accessible using the Bas-Rhin General Council shuttle.  
  •     Cigoland, the stork park with attractions for the whole family
  •     The "Volerie des Aigles" (Falconry) in Kintzheim;
  •     The "Montagne des Singes" (Monkey Mountain) in Kintzheim;


If you wish to discover even more, there are many sightseeing areas awaiting your visit in the region. We invite you to discover them directly by visiting the tourist office website.