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A varied and easily accessible region

Although modest in size, Alsace's geography is such that it offers an incredible variety of landscapes and climates. This geographical richness also contributes to the diversity of the region's local products, providing countless possibilities for tourists to take interesting souvenirs back home with them.

Mainly comprised of plains and hills, the region also offers a landscape ideal for anyone keen on enjoying mountain activities and admiring the outstanding views over the plains and towns of Alsace.

The transport infrastructure is well developed here, enabling visitors to travel in or to Alsace easily, by car or motorcycle, thanks to the motorway, by train with the TGV Est high-speed train service and the TER Alsace regional rail services, by plane thanks to the two airports (Basel-Mulhouse and Strasbourg), and finally by boat for those looking for a more leisurely trip.

From 58 BC to 750 AD The story of Alsace begins in 58 BC, the year in which Alsace first enters the history books thanks to the Romans. During the fifth century, the Alamanni invaded Alsace. They were soon replaced by the Merovingians who reorganised the region with the support of the church. The name "Alsace" first appeared around...

Alsace: a region marked by a strong identity. Discover the Alsacian dialect, the folk arts, the fine arts, the traditional costumes, the local laws and specificities... No need to be keen on history to feel the rich past of Alsace, right from your first visit. Many happy and sad events fashioned this region and its strong identity, which...

Alsace cultivates a wealthy and varied scenery with its religious, military, rural and traditional, Renaissance and Classical architectures ... Discover the most beautiful places to visit in Alsace! Religious architecture Romanesque art Everywhere, Alsacian Romanesque churches adopted the Latin cross, that is to say that the elongated...

Sébastien Loeb, Tomi Ungerer, Frédéric Bartholdi and Gutenberg... Discover the complete list of Alsacian celebrities! Sébastien Loeb - 1974 The rally driver Sébastien Loeb originates from Haguenau. In 2001, he won the French championship and the junior world Super 1600 championship, followed by...