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Heritage and history

Heritage and history

With castles in the Vosges foothills, the blockhouses of the Maginot Line, the Vauban fortifications listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, not to mention Strasbourg and its Grande Ile, in Alsace more than anywhere else heritage is alive and well and waiting to be discovered. An impressive combination of French and Germanic cultures, the richness of our troubled past is etched on the Alsatian landscape. If you love history and monuments, take the time to explore our towns and villages !

Must-sees

Must-sees

Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle
Nine centuries of history Towering at almost 800 metres, Haut-Koenigsbourg boasts an...

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The land of castles

The land of castles

Alsace Castle Route
Lands of legends, living stones, vibrant forests. The Alsace Castle Route awakens... and beckons...

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Religious heritage

Religious heritage

Mount Sainte-Odile
" Looking out over the plain of Alsace, Mont Sainte Odile was an influential convent for many...

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Unesco and Vauban architecture

Unesco and Vauban architecture

Humanist library
"At the heart of the old town, Sélestat treasures an absolute gem: the exceptional Humanist...

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Memorial sites

Memorial sites

Historial franco-allemand du Hartmannswillerkopf

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Industrial heritage

Industrial heritage

Cité du Train - Train Museum
"In Mulhouse, you can discover the largest and most beautiful museum in Europe dedicated to...

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Traditional villages

Traditional villages

Ribeauville - one of the oldest medieval town in Alsace
Located on the Wine Route, between the vineyards and mountains, half-way between Strasbourg and...

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Events

Events

Guided tour: old town
Discover the charm of the old town, its prestigious monuments and its picturesque quarters, such...

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Accommodation ideas

Accommodation ideas

Hôtel Beauséjour
Just a few minutes from the town centre of Colmar, capital of Alsace wine, Beauséjour Hotel...

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Ideas of stays

Ideas of stays

Family Weekend in Northern Alsace
The modern comfort of the hotel IBIS Haguenau, the discovery of the Apart-forest in the...

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