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Colmar la région Alsace Grand Est


La Grange Ungersheim Alsace Grand Est France

The Alsace region

190 km long and 50 km wide, Alsace is very pleasant due to the concentration of its many attractive sites. Located between the Rhine and the Vosges, on the border of Germany (Freiburg at 53 kms / 48 minutes) and Switzerland (Basel at 47 kms / 36 minutes), it also offers a great diversity of landscapes: plains, rieds, forests , vineyards, valleys, summits…

To find out all about tourism in Alsace, visit the website of theHaute Alsace Development and Tourism Agency.


Strasbourg Alsace

1. To get away from it all

Its position at the heart of Europe and its unique history give Alsace its multicultural character, as well as a strong regional identity... a source of change of scenery acclaimed by our visitors!

Paysage Alsace

2. To oxygenate you

In the heart of unspoiled nature. Bordered by the Rhine, the region has 2 Regional Natural Parks (PNR of Ballons des Vosges and PNR of Vosges du Nord, recognized by UNESCO as the first European cross-border biosphere reserve), 21 nature reserves and numerous green resorts.

Cathédrale de Strasbourg Alsace

3. To visit the 3 unmissable Alsatian cities

With an exceptional architectural heritage: European Strasbourg, Romantic Colmar and Mulhouse, European Capital of Technical Museums.

Bretzel gastronomie alsacienne

4. To savor local gastronomy with refined flavors

With the highest density of starred establishments, Alsace has a very high quality gastronomic heritage: foie gras, pastries, cheeses, and tartes flambées will delight the most gourmet.

Vigne vignoble alsacien

5. To taste prestigious Grands Crus

On the Alsace Wine Route, an enchanting 180 km route between vineyards and picturesque villages, along which you can learn about the 7 grape varieties of the Alsatian vineyard.

Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg Alsace

6. To immerse yourself in centuries of history

A land of art and culture, Alsace has many museums and remarkable sites: churches, medieval fortified castles, including Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle (highest concentration of fortified castles), Neuf-Brisach, listed as World Heritage UNESCO and Mont Sainte Odile.

Géranium Strasbourg

7. To stroll through the flowery towns and typical villages

Half-timbered houses, narrow streets and balconies overflowing with geraniums, and discover the many Alsatian towns labeled "Most beautiful villages in France", such as Eguisheim, Hunawihr, Hunspach, Riquewihr...

Hartmannswillerkopf mémorial Alsace

8. To experience history in the present

Discover many memorial sites, such as the Alsace Moselle Memorial and the European Center for Deported Resistance Fighters, reflections of a region with a rich past and turbulent history.

Lac Vosges Alsace

9. To refuel!

Alsace offers many outdoor activities: 14,000 km of marked footpaths through the Vosges massif, 11 ski areas, 1,350 km of cycle routes, no less than 12 golf clubs, numerous adventure parks and Recreation…

Marché de Noël Colmar Alsace

10. To create the event!

Whatever the season, Alsace has a rich program of events and festivities in store for you: wine festivals, craft markets, concerts, exhibitions and of course, the traditional "Christmas in Alsace"... for all ages and all tastes !

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