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The village of Winkel is above all known for sheltering the source of the Ill, the backbone of Alsace, which, after a journey of 217 km, flows into the Rhine north of Strasbourg.

The village backs onto the Glaserberg massif at an altitude of 575m and benefits from a rich and unspoiled natural setting. In winter, two snowshoe routes and Nordic routes are signposted.


To have :

- Saint Laurent church the 18e century which contains two Baroque side altars classified Historical Monuments from the former abbey of Lucelle.

- the source of the Ill

- the Warth chapel : small sanctuary partly carved into the rock, erected at 14e century and linked to the tragic end of knight Rudolph de Warth


To do

- the path of the Moroccans : route to discover the works of the Maginaux line built before 1939. Download the topographical guide.

- the Alley of Beeches : made up of an alignment to be remarkable. A 6 km circuit with a 160m vertical drop and a 2 hour walk from the Charrière car park is signposted.

- Lsnowshoe circuits and Isignposted Nordic ski routes.


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