DISCOVER AN EXCEPTIONAL AND UNAVOIDABLE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS HERITAGE
In Alsace, more than anywhere else heritage is unavoidable and waiting to be discovered. An impressive combination of French and Germanic cultures
Rich in history, Alsace invites you to discover its cultural and religious heritage composed of hundreds of castles, churches, museums, and monuments. With particular attention to its UNESCO masterpieces! Recognized for their outstanding universal value, a symbol of memory and knowledge of the past, they will not stop surprising you.
TASTE OF FAITH
Alsace is generally seen as the most religious of all the French regions with four religious traditions: three branches of Christianity (Catholic, Lutheran, and Reformed) plus the Jewish religion. The Temples, churches, cathedrals, chapels, synagogues or abbeys bear witness to the religious diversity of Alsace. Representing different periods and architectural styles, these buildings also constitute a rich heritage for the region to discover.
“Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance or contemporary, Alsace has an astonishing architectural diversity. Witnesses of the past or daring achievements, admire the beauty of these “buildings!”
Powerful, fascinating, impressive, Alsace’s castles immerse you in the heart of history! offering spectacular views these stone sentinels will not stop surprising you with their souls and their charms. Alsace has the largest concentration of castles in Europe. Sprinkled throughout the region, you can find more than 300 castles from all eras of history.