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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

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

Neuf-Brisach Fortified Town
Neuf-Brisach is the Citadel of the Sun King since it was founded in 1699 at Louis XIV's behest....

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Memorial sites

Memorial sites

Musée de la ligne Maginot de Schoenenbourg
"The fort at Schoenenbourg, the most important Maginot Line fortification in Alsace, is listed on...

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Industrial heritage

Industrial heritage

Train museum - Patrimoine SNCF
"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: shields
Let's take a walk in Colmar, in order to discover its wonderful historical shields! From the...

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Accommodation ideas

Accommodation ideas

Hotel-restaurant du Parc
Installed in a 19th-century mansion in the town of Thann, Du Parc Hotel and restaurant welcomes...

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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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