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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

Hohlandsbourg Castle
Built on a mountain summit, Hohlandsbourg Castle offers a magnificent all-round panorama over the...

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Religious heritage

Religious heritage

The Oeuvre Notre-Dame Museum
"One of the finest collection of medieval works in France. Located at the foot of the Cathedral,...

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Unesco and Vauban architecture

Unesco and Vauban architecture

Humanist library
Discover a host of Renaissance treasures in a museum in the heart of Alsace! Explore the secrets...

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Memorial sites

Memorial sites

Hohlandsbourg Castle
Built on a mountain summit, Hohlandsbourg Castle offers a magnificent all-round panorama over the...

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Industrial heritage

Industrial heritage

Vitra Haus
" The Vitra Haus is entirely devoted to home design. The objects on show can be purchased or...

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Traditional villages

Traditional villages

Kaysersberg
Beautiful town on the Wine Route, Kaysersberg surprises by the charm of the medieval sites around...

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Events

Events

Guided tour: magic lights
Be enchanted by the romance of the old illuminated city and discover the architectural heritage...

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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

What a story!
Once upon a time there was a wonderful region with half-timbered houses, Renaissance buildings...

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