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Cave historique des hospices civils de Strasbourg

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Address: 1 Place de l Hopital, 67091, Strasbourg, France (Formerly Wine Cellar of Strasbourg City Hospital)
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+33 3 88 11 64 50
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08:30 - 12:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 12:00
13:30 - 17:30
Sat 09:00 - 12:30

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Very interesting and free - a must

Worth finding this place, very interesting. Loved walking through the tunnel on the left as you walk in. Free to get in and €3 if you want a audio, which I would recommend as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
JudyA99
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Worth finding this place, very interesting. Loved walking through the tunnel on the left as you walk in. Free to get in and €3 if you want a audio, which I would recommend as you get some really interesting facts, and not just about the wine. Wine is for sale and is very reasonably priced. Quirky and interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Interesting to see the old cave and the underground cellar. Very short free tour (3 euro for audio guide). Easy way to spend an hour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The oldest barrel of wine in existence? A decent little wine shop selling wines from across France? A lovely little historical side note? This has all of these things. Some reviews say it was hard to find - if it is, then I got very lucky. Off the tram at Port d'Hopital, wander right through the main gates, and follow... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

In the grounds of the hospital is a wine cellar storing the oldest wine barrel in the world. The visit is free, or you can pay €3 for headphones to enable you to hear more about the history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

History in the hospital. Beautiful wine cellar with old 15th century barrels that still contain wine. Some of their white local wines are quite good and for sale. Will go back there this year

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The cellar is hidden down a stairway in the grounds of the hospital, but then you enter an interesting world of wine, old barrels and wine making equipment. Entry is free and there is audio equipment available for 3 euros to take you on your tour. Unfortunately there was no wine tasting during our visit, but the volunteers in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

After an unexpected driving detour from Paris to Nancy to Strasbourg my daughter got online and looked for interesting places in the area. Aside from the Alsace wines and the beautiful cobbled streets, and the great cafes this old piece of medicinal history was quite charming. And you can buy wine! There are volunteers to help you choose wine and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

A gem of unique history in Strasbourg. Even in medieval times, the price of health care was a challenge! But lucky for us, you could pay in wine or land, and the hospital cellar still stores the oldest wine in the world from 1472. This is a small cellar where an audio tour includes only 11 stops, but every one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is not on the top things to do in Strasbourg list but it should be. The cellar holds the world's oldest white wine (dating to 1472!!!) and has some interesting wine barrels and other things to see and this was a great find. They also have a lovely wine store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a wine buff, so found this very interesting. Even if you're not into wine it would still be worth a look. It has the oldest wine in the world here and only takes 20 mins or so to go around and have a look. You can also buy so great wines from the shop after having a look around... More 

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