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Wesserling park tour

Wesserling park tour

Throughout the year, the great East lives to the rhythm of the activities offered by the Wesserling Park. This Mecca of the textile industry in the 18th century - then promoted to the title of royal manufacture - has managed to retain part of its influence from the past, through guided tours and participative workshops linked to the world of the garden and textiles. , but also through artistic and poetic events such as the festival of mixed cultures. On this occasion, the park sounds of music, lights, shows, meetings with artists ... And gardening in all this? It is not forgotten, the park offers 5 approaches across its 42 hectares: vegetable garden, regular garden, Mediterranean terraces, English park and rural park. The focus is - heritage obliges - on textiles through the discovery of the power of plants, including those called dye (gaude, pastel, sarrette, tansy ...) used to dye fabrics. Discovery of this high place which is also the largest garden in Alsace listed as a Historic Monument.

Wesserling park tour


Wesserling Park… until the beginning of the mixed garden festival: the garden changes destination to serve as a support for the imagination of international artists.

Wesserling park tour


Wesserling Park The vegetable garden surprises with the entertainment it supports and the way the dye plants frolic here and there, disturbing the geometry of the place.

Wesserling park tour


Parc de Wesserling However, this does not prevent delicious vegetables from growing there!

Wesserling park tour


Wesserling Park The park is multiplying initiatives in favor of the environment: gestures respectful of nature, communication actions, exchanges between the public and gardeners ...

Wesserling park tour


Parc de Wesserling Here an original initiative intended to relearn how to come into contact with the earth - by touching it, kneading it, getting dirty ... - through plastering, using a mixture of hay and clay soil local, walls of a woven hazelnut hut.

Wesserling park tour


Parc de Wesserling Numerous events enliven the garden calendar and make it a must-see cultural place in eastern France: the international festival of mixed gardens, nocturnal fairyland in the garden, the vegetable garden festival…

Wesserling park tour


Parc de Wesserling On the occasion of this event, the castle paid in person by agreeing to bear witness to older times ...

Wesserling park tour


Wesserling Park The site was originally a hunting lodge set up by the abbot princes of Murbach. The site being ideal for textile production, a first factory set up there which was promoted in 1783 as a royal factory.

Wesserling park tour


Wesserling Park The Wesserling Gardens are a real place of artistic and contemporary expression: the proof in pictures!