Alsace-Lorraine Travel Guide


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Plan Your Alsace-Lorraine Vacation

Only the Rhine separates Germany from Alsace-Lorraine, a region that often looks German and even sounds German. But its heart—just to prove how deceptive appearances can be—is passionately French. One has only to remember that Strasbourg was the birthplace of the Marseillaise national anthem to appreciate why Alsace and Lorraine remain among the most intensely French of all France's provinces.


Alsace-Lorraine Hotels

Alsace-Lorraine is well served in terms of accommodations. From the picturesque village inns of the Route du Vin and the... read more

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Alsace-Lorraine Restaurants

Strasbourg and Nancy may be two of France's more expensive cities, but you wouldn't know it judging by all the down-to-earth... read more


Alsace-Lorraine Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Follow the wine road: Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr, a pair of medieval villages filled with "Hansel and Gretel" houses and... Read more

  • Eating and Drinking Well in Alsace-Lorraine

    Bountiful is the watchword in this region where lush vineyards flourish, vintage winstubs serve heaping platters of choucroute... Read more

  • Nancy 1900

    History has a curious way of having similar events take place at the same time in different places. The creation of the Art Nouveau... Read more

  • A Tippler's Guide to Alsace

    Threading south along the eastern foothills of the Vosges from Marienheim to Thann, the Alsatian Wine Road is home to delicious wines and... Read more

  • Sauerkraut and Choucroute

    To embark on a full gastronomic excursion into the hearty, artery-clogging terrain of Alsatian cuisine, your tour should probably start... Read more


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