The golden age of Mulhouse industry has left an exceptional cultural and identity legacy. Its museums present must-see collections, among the most prestigious in the world in their fields. But they are not the only witnesses to this epic: the first working-class city in France, the Nouveau Quartier, the breathtaking villas of the Rebberg district, the Zoological and Botanical Park are also part of it. Mulhouse has also succeeded in reconverting its industrial buildings, which house part of the University of Haute-Alsace, The Kunsthalle – Contemporary Art Center, the KM0 – Digital City, lofts, trendy addresses…
Textile know-how is always honored. Thus, each year, an exclusive Christmas fabric, created and printed locally, dresses the Christmas market.
In 2008, its unique heritage was recognized by the awarding of the City of Art and History label. During a stroll through the city, you will discover the rich history of Mulhouse through its varied architecture. One can admire buildings of Rhenish Renaissance style, industrial buildings and original buildings such as the Ring Building or the Tower of Europe, whose triangular shape symbolizes the junction between France, Switzerland and Germany. The surrounding villages and the Ecomuseum of Alsace are charming stops to observe the beautiful, typically Alsatian houses.
As for art, it is omnipresent, from theaters to the street: dance, music, street art, street-art… even the streetcar stations have an artistic touch! Regional, national and international artists have already left their mark on the city. What if you went in search of them?
To treat themselves, gourmets are spoilt for choice: winstubs, starred restaurants, creative addresses, world cuisine… and the Covered Canal Market which takes its visitors on a culinary journey.
From the Wine Route to the banks of the Rhine, Mulhouse and its region is a destination where it’s good to go green! Discover the Zoological and Botanical Park, the Wallach Park or the Gardens of Time, all three labeled Remarkable Gardens.
Whether you are a lover of mechanics or beautiful fabrics, a culture enthusiast, a gourmet or a nature lover, this unique territory will surprise you!