Alsace-Lorraine Travel Guide
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Fodor's France 2014
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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 recall 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 is well served in terms of accommodations. From the picturesque villages of the Route du Vin, the "Fermes Auberges" of the Vosges to four-star...read more
Strasbourg and Nancy may be two of France's more expensive cities, but you wouldn't know it by all their down-to-earth eating spots with down-to-earth prices...read more
Things To Do in Alsace-Lorraine
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Follow the wine road: Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr are at the heart of the Alsatian wine route—two medieval villages filled with "Hansel and Gretel"... Read more
Bountiful is the watchword of this region where lush vineyards flourish, rustic winstubs serve heaping platters of choucroute garnie (sauerkraut... Read more
History has a curious way of having similar events take place at the same time in different places. The creation of the Art Nouveau movement... Read more
Winding south along the eastern foothills of the Vosges from Marienheim to Thann, the Alsatian Wine Road is home to delicious wines and beautiful... Read more
To embark on a full gastronomic excursion into the hearty, artery-clogging terrain of Alsatian cuisine, your tour should probably start with... Read more
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Most of the towns along the northern coastline of France were destroyed during WW2, but there is at least one notable exception -- the town of Mers-les-Bains in Picardy, which displays one of the most amazing Read more
In my wildest dream, i would never have guessed that my favorite niece and I would celebrate out big birthdays on the same year, or that we would do it in Paris in September!
She has always had a fascinated Read more