Top Reasons to Go

Follow the wine road: Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr, a pair of medieval villages filled with "Hansel and Gretel" houses and bottle-laden cellars, are at the heart of the Alsatian wine route.

Be enchanted by Colmar: After two world wars Colmar rebuilt itself—today the mazelike cobblestone streets and Petite Venise waterways of its Vieille Ville are as atmospheric as ever.

Get an architectural eyeful in Nancy: Classic 18th-century elegance and fanciful Art Nouveau innovation are reminders of the medieval past in this city.

Pay tribute to Joan of Arc: If you're a fan of Jeanne d'Arc, you’ve come to the right place; she was born right here in Domrémy-la-Pucelle.

Discover the charms of Strasbourg, capital of Alsace: The symbolic capital of Europe is a cosmopolitan French city rivaled only by Paris in its medieval allure, history, and haute cuisine.

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