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The Route Romane d'Alsace (Romanesque Road of Alsace) is in Alsace, France.

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The Route Romane d'Alsace is a tourist itinerary designed by the Association Voix et Route Romane to link both the well-known and the more secret examples of Romanesque architecture of Alsace, in an itinerary of 19 stages, linking churches, abbeys and fortresses, that range from the first Romanesque structures of Alsace at the abbey church of Saint Trophime, Eschau, into the 13th century, and the beginning of Gothic architecture in Alsace.

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Map of Route Romane d'Alsace

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Murbach
 
Sélestat
 
Kaysersberg
 
Sigolsheim

From north to south, the Route Romane d'Alsace traverses the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin, passing through:

  • 1 Wissembourg - Église Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, Gothic church with remains of a previous Romanesque building (Wissembourg Abbey)
  • 2 Altenstadt - Church of Saint Ulrich, 12th century.
  • 3 Surbourg - Church of Saint Arbogast, 11th century.
  • 4 Neuwiller-lès-Saverne - Church of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, 12th century, with modern restorations.
  • 6 Marmoutier - Church of Saint Martin, the former abbey church of Marmoutier, 12th century.
  • 7 Obersteigen [dead link] - Chapel of the Assumption of the Virgin, 13th century.
  • 8 Strasbourg - Vaulted crypt beneath Notre-Dame de Strasbourg; Church of Saint Etienne, 12th century; St. Thomas, cloister of Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church.
  • 9 Eschau - Abbey Church of Saint Trophime
  • 10 Rosheim - Church of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, 12th century.
  • 11 Andlau - Church of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, the former church of Andlau Abbey, 10th to 12th centuries.
  • 12 Epfig - Romanesque Chapel of Sainte Marguerite, 11th century.
  • 13 Sélestat - Church of Sainte Foy, 12th century.
  • 14 Sigolsheim - Church of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, 12th centuiry.
  • 17 Rouffach - Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, Rouffach
  • 19 Murbach - Church of Saint Léger.
  • 20 Guebwiller - Church of Saint Léger, early 13th century.
  • 21 Ottmarsheim - Church of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, 11th century.
  • 22 Feldbach - Church of Saint Jacques.

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