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How to get to the Christmas markets in the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr region? By public transport or by car, you will find on this page all the practical information.

Christmas Shuttles

How does it work?

Christmas Shuttles provide easy access to the Christmas markets of Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr from Colmar, avoiding the stress of traffic and parking! Kaysersberg and Eguisheim are also served.

  • Line 1: Colmar > Kaysersberg > Riquewihr > Ribeauvillé > Colmar
  • Line 2: Colmar > Ribeauvillé > Riquewihr > Kaysersberg > Colmar

Routes 1 and 2 run exclusively on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 24 November to 17 December 2023. A bus runs every hour on Fridays and every 30 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays!

What are the prices?

  • 15 € per person per day
  • Free for children under 12 (unlimited travel)

Where to buy tickets?

Tickets are on sale at the Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr and Bergheim Tourist Offices as well as at the shuttle bus stops in Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Colmar, Kaysersberg and at the Eguisheim Tourist Office.

Tickets are also available online at

Please note that on 15, 16 and 17 December, sales will only be made at shuttle bus stops, subject to capacity. No sales online or in tourist offices.

The Ribeauvillé car park and shuttle service

In Ribeauvillé, a Parking-Relay is at your disposal with shuttles that will drop you off near the medieval Christmas market and the departure/arrival point of the Christmas Shuttles.

The Ribeauvillé Parking-Relais is only open on the 2rd, 3rd and 9th, 10th of December 2023. Shuttles from the car park to the town centre will run every 20 minutes from 9.50am to 8.30pm.

In practice:

  • Price: 8 € / vehicle (including access to the Park & Ride and the shuttle bus for all occupants of the vehicle)
  • Location of the Car Park in Ribeauvillé: Cordon company (ex Sony) - Muehlbach business park, exit n°20 from the A35

The Regular bus lines

For your travels in the region of Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr and as far as Colmar, Sélestat or Strasbourg several regular bus lines are at your disposal. Go to the FLUO route planner to plan your trip with the means of transport best suited to your journey. You can also download the timetables of the lines below.

Regular bus lines (round trip)

Line 16 : Colmar - Riquewihr - Ribeauvillé center

→ Download the timetables

Please note that from 5pm in December, the line 16 from Colmar to Ribeauvillé is reserved exclusively for school season ticket holders. In addition, on Saturdays and Sundays until 17/12, there will be no service to Riquewihr.

Line 17 : Colmar - Ribeauvillé center - Saint-Hippolyte

→ Download the timetables

Line TER : (Strasbourg) Sélestat - Ribeauvillé centrer - Riquewihr (Sundays and public holidays)

→ Download the timetables

Tourist Office of the Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr region

Tél : + 33 (0)3 89 73 23 23
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Reception desk Ribeauvillé
1 Grand'Rue, 68150 Ribeauvillé
Reception desk Riquewihr
2 Rue de la 1E Armée, 68340 Riquewihr
Reception desk Bergheim
1 Place du Docteur Pierre Walter, 68750 Bergheim
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