If there is something special to do in this town, than it is to have a sightseeing round trip through the potteries, visit their houses and shops. I have described most of them in my Shopping Tips.My first three recommendations are:1. Poterie Graessel et fille: 19, Grand'Rue2. Poterie Richard Hausswirth: 1, Rue de la Montée3. Ceramiques Elchinger:...more
On top of the Oelberg, the hill where the old church stood until 1820 is a small green area today with a memorial that depicts the Last Supper. The work of art is exhibited in a sectional church-like building (possibly a reminiscence to the old church that stood on the hill). It was created in 1932 by Léon and Fernand Elchinger and Charles Burger...more
The Oelberg is a small hill in the vicinity of the parish church. Actually on top of this fortified hill stood the old parish church until its destruction in 1820. The area was used as the cemetary as well.Today it is a small green area with a memorial that depicts the Last Supper (see next Things To Do Tip).When standing on the hill you have nice...more
The food is excellent as well as the prices are. You won't get a cheap meal here, but as it is typical for the Alsace region the dishes are quite large.
Favorite Dish: My suggestion is to eat a starter and a dessert and drink an espresso and this will be plenty.
Try the salad "la Gourmet" with all kinds of vegetables and meat (19,50 €) or the "l'Harmonie de poissons" a starter with different kinds of fish and boiled vegetables (19,90 €). I have added pictures of the dishes to give you an idea.
This pottery became famous because of a brilliant design idea, an object that even so you supposedly haven't heard of it yet could be exhibited in modern design museums - Les Mini.Kougs.You have always complained because your bowls were either slightly too large or too small? Here you will find them in al least ten different sizes and beautiful...more
The timber frame house at the street is a lovely shop as can hardly found a second one. Beside the entrance on the outside wall the whole family dynasty of potters can be read on a large blue pottery heart starting in the 18th century.Inside you have to see the two glazed windows depicting the patron saints of the potters and of the Alsace.more
The tableware by the artist Emmanuel Keil was inspired by the colours of the Provence. You can hardly find more colourful pottery.Apart from that you can also find all kinds of different pottery ware for the garden and depicting animals. You don't like bowls or plates, but cats or frogs or owls? Here you will find what you are looking for.more
You know the typical Alsatian animal that is depicted on so many paintings and postcards?
It is the stork, but this fake one is standing in front of the Restaurant Au Boeuf, of course for tourists only...
Anyway it's nice for children, because it's much closer than the real storks that have their nest on a chimney.
Unique Suggestions: If you have found it you are standing in front of a restaurant. You can enter and take the chance for a break (if your feet are aching from visiting dozen of potteries). You can read more about it at my Restaurant Tip.
If you have health problems during your trip you can visit the medical centre located in this beautiful timber frame house from 1775. Former inhabitants were "Johanes Stiefel Meyer - Maria Anna Stiefel-Meyerin" as can be read nicely written on one of the timber posts.
Address: 35, Grand'Rue, 67620 Soufflenheim
Opening hours: Tuesday 3pm-4:30pm