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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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 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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Halloween in Alsace: 5 Legendary Places to Explore

Halloween in Alsace? I might as well tell you right now, the parties and animations organised in the region are not on par with the Christmas festivities. For ... lire plus !

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The 1356 Basel Earthquake: What Happened?

Almost 700 years later, it is still being talked about. The 1356 Basel earthquake left a lasting impression on the Upper Rhine regions of Alsace, northwest Switzerland and ... lire plus !

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The 40 most beautiful fortified city gates of Alsace

They are part of the Alsatian landscape and give access to the historical centre of several villages and cities of the region. The city gates of Alsace contribute to ... lire plus !

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The Most Beautiful Renaissance Houses in Alsace

Alsace is full of heritage treasures. The province has produced some of the most daring and sophisticated architecture of the German Renaissance: Romanesque and Gothic churches, great cathedrals, ... lire plus !

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The favourite village of the French people in 2020

On Wednesday the 1st July 2020 a programme called “Le Village Préféré des Français” was shown on French TV channel France 3. 14 villages across France competed for the ... lire plus !

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