The Grand Tour of Alsace: A 12-Day Itinerary

For many wishing to discover Alsace, organising an itinerary is not an obvious idea. Which sites to visit? Which towns and villages are worth a visit? Having travelled ... lire plus !

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The Seven Wonders of Alsace [+ 13 other sites]

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient WorldBefore we get to the heart of the matter (the wonders of Alsace), let's open our history books. I'm sure you've heard ... lire plus !

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The Best of Rural Alsace – 5 Areas To Discover

After the long winter period, we all want to dream of warm sunny days. With the return of the warm weather on the horizon, the need to get ... lire plus !

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Jaumont Stone: the golden stone of Metz

The city of Metz is grey? Baliverne! OK, I admit that the sunshine in Moselle is not equivalent to that in Colmar or Marseille. But from there to ... lire plus !

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Euville Stone: the epic story of a Lorraine stone!

I bet most readers of this blog have never heard of the Euville stone. And yet, this building material has given rise to some of the most famous ... lire plus !

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Vosges sandstone: the Rhineland’s emblematic stone

Do you know what Strasbourg Cathedral, the Lion of Belfort, Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle, the Main Post Office in Metz and the Imperial Cathedral in Speyer have in common? Vosges ... lire plus !

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The Lorraine Regional Natural Park: What To See!

Tourists visiting the French province of Lorraine often concentrate on the cities of Nancy and Metz. But for those who prefer the countryside, the Lorraine Regional Natural Park will ... lire plus !

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Take the Nancy Quiz

To help you with the quiz, check out our pages on Nancy! ... lire plus !

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The Territoire de Belfort: a unique département in France

In 2022, the Territoire de Belfort celebrates its 100th birthday. This is an opportunity to take a look at the strange destiny of the smallest French department (outside ... lire plus !

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The Ensisheim meteorite: a divine omen for Austria?

How a falling meteorite precipitated the war between Austria and France. The Ensisheim meteorite, which fell in 1492 in front of the walls of the former Austrian capital, ... lire plus !

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