Gertwiller Tourism

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Gertwiller (German: Gertweiler) is a French commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. Positioned in the heart of the Alsace wine growing region, Gertwiller specialises in the manufacture of pain d'épices, a traditional sweet spicey confection not dissimilar from ginger bread. The tradition dates at least as far back as the eighteenth century, and by the start of the twentieth century there were at least 8 separate businesses manufacturing the speciality. Pain d'épice from Gertwiller became famous through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and can be found at almost every village market or fête in the region. Although the breads are normally oval in shape, for lovers it is possible to buy heart shaped loaves. In its time Gertwiller has received the title of French capital of pain d'épice, in succession to more substantial settlements such as Rheims and Dijon. Although the business continues to thrive in Gertwiller, it is today concentrated in just two business one of which, 'Lips', opened in 1998 a museum dedicated to pain d'épice and popular art of the region.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Gertwiller, France. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Gertwiller is located at a short trip away from Nancy a major city in France. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Nancy for its bountiful attractions like Place Stanislas, Pepiniere Park, Musee De I'ecole De Nancy on your trip to Gertwiller. Tour packages of Gertwiller are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Gertwiller*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gertwiller

    Know the pollution level of Gertwiller before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 36.67 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.93 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.92 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.82 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.92 (Low)
  • Gertwiller: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gertwiller for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gertwiller.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10.42 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gertwiller - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gertwiller is 175 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.4 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.15 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.31 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.85 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.83 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.91 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gertwiller

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gertwiller

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 113.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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