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 Cross of Lorraine: the fascinating story of a symbol

This symbol of hope and faith in victory is without doubt one of the most popular French emblems. Although the origin of the cross of Lorraine seems to ... lire plus !

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Discover the historic city of Nancy in the snow

Last week the first snowflakes fell in the northeast in mid-January. In Strasbourg, Colmar, Metz or Belfort, a beautiful white coat of snow covered the urban landscape. And ... lire plus !

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The Moselle Valley: A Discovery Itinerary

If the Rhine is the emblematic river of Alsace, the Moselle is the backbone of Lorraine, the neighbouring region. Indeed, this tributary of the Rhine gave its name ... 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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50 Beautiful Photos Of Spring in Lorraine To Cheer You Up!

After the success of 50 photos of Spring in Alsace, I’m striking back with a new series dedicated to my native region. Lorraine is a historic and cultural province ... lire plus !

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50 Beautiful Photos Of Spring in Alsace To Cheer You Up!

As I write this post, France and Belgium are now confined to limit the pandemic spread. Spring is starting to appear and we are millions told to respect ... lire plus !

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2 days in Nancy: where to go and what to see

First time in Nancy? Well, you’re in for a treat! Over your 2 days in Nancy, you will discover an array of architectural styles, hearty food and refined ... lire plus !

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