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Eguisheim is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.Eguisheim produces Alsace wine of high quality. In May 2013 it was voted the «Village préféré des Français», an annual distinction that passes from town to town throughout France.HistoryHuman presence in the area as early as the Paleolithic age is testified by archaeological excavations. In early historic times it was inhabited by the Gaul tribe of the Senones; the Romans conquered the village and developed here the cultivation of wine.In the early Middle Ages, the Dukes of Alsace built here a castle (11th century) around which the current settlement developed. The commune was the alleged birthplace of Pope Leo IX in June 1002.TourismThe village centre receives many tourists, as the Alsace "Wine Route" passes the village. The village is also a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association. (Its 2013 election is expected to increase visitation by up to 70%.)Notable peopleLeo IX, 1002 - 1054, pope of the Catholic Church from 12 February 1049 to his death in 1054.Eguisheim is in Haut-Rhin. Plan your holiday in Eguisheim and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our France travel route planning website .
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