Reisling wine grapes grow in the nearby vineyards, and prestigious Bugatti automobiles are made in the factory just outside town.
If you need more reason to visit, consider the Porte des Forgerons that you pass under to get into the village. The former fortification gate is supported by a tower from the 14th century that holds a bell from 1412.
The 17th-century Saint-Georges church was built by the Jesuits around 1614 in a Gothic-Renaissance style. Two chapels are decorated in gold, the pulpit was made in the 17th century with attractive sculptures, and the organ was crafted in 1781 by Gottfried Silbermann, the famous German keyboard builder.
As you walk through town, notice the fine town hall, featuring double staircases, which stands across from the fountain on the flower-decked public square.
Sleep and eat at the 4-star Hotel Diana. Rooms are modern and spacious; the restaurant has a lovely patio that looks out over a park-like garden. phone: 03-88-38-51-59. Another good choice is Hôtel Le Bugatti, which has family rooms and is decorated with a Bugatti automobile theme, phone: 03-88-49-89-00.
Local cuisine is particularly good at À la Ville de Paris on Rue de l’Hotel de Ville, phone 03 88 04 97 32.