FAIRYTALE VILLAGES & MAJESTIC CITIES TO VISIT AND REMEMBER
In Alsace, cities, and villages compete with beauty and elegance. Half-timbered houses, colorful facades, flowery windows: let yourself be charmed by this typical décor
The foothills of the Vosges Mountains lead you to the discovery of picturesque villages, some of which are ranked among the Most Beautiful Villages in France. Medieval towns that seem to have come out of a fairy tale with colorful timbered houses and its splendid balconies meticulously decorated with potted plants. Their narrow streets and tiny doors, hold stories of many generations and customs proudly preserved by their inhabitants. A unique place to discover in the heart of Alsace.
STRASBOURG, EUROPEAN CAPITAL
Strasbourg, European capital, is the 7th largest city in France. Symbol of the reconciliation between people since the end of the Second World War, it houses the headquarters of many European institutions of international cooperation. Yesterday as today, its notoriety is based on its 2000-years history and its exceptional UNESCO heritage, first and foremost the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral and the imperial district of Neustadt.
“Eight villages considered as the “Pearls of Alsace” worth visiting: Eguisheim, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg, Ribeauvillé, Hunawihr, Mittelbergheim, Hunspach, and Obernai. The architectural design and details are preserved until today. Walking through the streets of Alsatian villages is like stepping back in time”.
MULHOUSE, INDUSTRIAL CAPITAL
Mulhouse is considered as the capital of the most important technical museums in Europe. From the 18th century, the city of industrial adventure owes its apogee to innovative entrepreneurs who enriched it with new ideas. One of them was at the origin of the extraordinary collection of Bugatti Cars, visible at the “Cité de l’Automobile” – Schlumpf Collection