Haut-Rhin is a department in the Alsace region of France and holiday apartments Haut-Rhin are very popular amongst tourists for its quaint villages and beautiful scenery of the Regional Natural Park of the Ballon des Vosges. The capital of the department is Colmar, which makes a great base for travelling to other nearby villages. It does have some attractions itself though, including the Little Venice area and a Museum of Fine Arts. Villages within easy reach of Haut-Rhin holiday rentals include Eguisheim, Riquewihr and Hunawihr and are said to be some of the 'most beautiful villages of France'. To the east of the capital you'll find Neuf Brisach. This 17th century town was built according to designs of the famous Vauban and is now a protected UNESCO world heritage site.
Most of these villages, amongst others, can be discovered on the Alsace wine route near to Haut-Rhin holiday rentals. The route goes more than 170 km and travels along the Vosges Mountains, through the bottom half of the Bas-Rhin department and the northern part of the Haut-Rhin department. There are around 50 'grand cru' classified wines along the route so you won't be short of opportunities to sample some fine wines while admiring the surrounding scenery. Close to Haut-Rhin holiday rentals, you will find the Regional Natural Park of the Ballon des Vosges which is a perfect place to admire the surroundings and also offers the keen walker a great opportunity to walk up the mountains. The Le Grand Ballon is the highest peak in the Vosges Mountains and it will reward you with excellent views from the top. In a fantastic location, holiday apartments Haut-Rhin make it easy to reach nearby Switzerland in the south and Germany in the east in order to explore even more on your holiday.