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Jun 6, 2016 - Exploring further along the Route des Vines

Today we travelled further afield on the Route des Vines. Our first stop was the small walled town of Bergheim – the town of the witches. The town existence dates back to Roman times and was known as Veredum. After its occupation by the Romans, Bergheim formed part of the lands owned by the Duchy of Alsace. However, over its history like Alsace its ownership changed hand so many times. Around the town are the fortifications of Bergheim which date back to medieval times with well-preserved towers and gates which we enjoyed walking around...

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