The day after Christmas is another feast celebrating Christianity’s first martyr: Saint Stephen’s Day, in French, Fête de Saint-Etienne or La Sainte-Etienne. In English-speaking countries, this date is ... lire plus !
Colmar is a must-see destination in Alsace. Situated between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, the Alsace wine capital is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding region. With wine villages, ... lire plus !
Hans Trapp is the terror of Alsatian nightlife. Riding his black horse, he roams the northern Alsatian countryside with a bang. On the eve of St Nicholas’ Day, ... lire plus !
The museums in Mulhouse are so famous that they attract visitors from all over France and Europe. Their fame has even spread to the far corners of the ... lire plus !
Autumn in France marks the end of the long summer break and the beginning of a season of transition to winter. It is a wonderful time to explore ... lire plus !
The French give Lorraine an unfair reputation as an industrial region and, therefore, not very interesting from a tourist point of view. A holidaymaker travelling through the region’s ... lire plus !
Picture this… The sun finally sets over the Principality of Monaco. The lighthouses in the port light up as the boats return from their cruises on the Mediterranean. ... lire plus !
The olive tree in Provence, the apple tree in Normandy, the vine in Alsace and… the mirabelle plum in Lorraine! Why has the mirabelle of Lorraine become THE ... lire plus !
Between Saint-Raphaël and La Napoule, the Esterel massif offers natural scenery which inspires wonder. It is one of the most beautiful regions of Provence, opened to mass tourism ... lire plus !
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 !