Browsing: Grand Est

Regions of France Grand Est copyright French Moments

Grand Est comprises of the former administrative regions of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine. It is the sixth largest of the regions of France and includes three mountain ranges: the Vosges, the (Alsatian) Jura and the Ardennes. The region is bordered by the River Rhine on the East which forms the border with Germany. The region’s largest cities are Strasbourg, Nancy, Metz, Mulhouse, Reims and Troyes. The head city of the region is Strasbourg.


The colourful and vibrant Carnival of Mulhouse has a strong tradition in the Alsace region. In 2017 it celebrated…

Alsace Tour des Sorcières Chatenois 2 © French Moments

Châtenois (département of Bas-Rhin) is situated on the foothills of the Vosges and is surrounded by the vineyards…

Alsace Kintzheim 3 copyright French Moments

The village of Kintzheim (département of Bas-Rhin) is a popular landmark on the Alsace Wine…

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