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The Wine Road of Alsace (La route des vins d’Alsace)

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alsace enjoys a special, sheltered regional location. The hot summers, warm autumns, and dry climate make it perfect for wine growing, and the differing soils and slightly higher elevations ensure maximum sun exposure for the region’s grapes. Nearly 5,000 growers tend 15,000 hectares of land, and Alsace is the only part of France where the […]

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Riquewihr

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Riquewihr is a small village located in France’s Alsace region. It lies amidst the lush banks of the Rhine River, along the border of eastern France and Germany. Though smaller than most other French getaway destinations, this village charms people with its tussled elegant outdoor spaces and unique medieval houses. It is noted for offering […]

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Colmar

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Colmar holds the distinction of being among the most beautiful and interesting communes in France. It is situated within the Haut-Rhin department of Alsace, a region in the northeastern part of the country. Colmar is famous to be the “Capital of Alsatian Wine.” The commune was founded during the ninth century, and for a time […]

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Strasbourg

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Strasbourg is the capital and prime city of the Alsace region, the fifth smallest of the 27 regions of France. It is located at the French’s north-eastern territories and is known to be a seat of power for the European Parliament. The city itself can be found along the banks of the Ill River, which […]

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Alsace Tourism – Visit the Alsace region of France

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alsace is the 4th most visited region in France and was recently voted by Lonely Planet as one of the “top hot spots” to visit in 2010. The Lonely Planet guide says that “with a very rich gastronomic heritage, Alsace has all the cards in hand to make the perfect holiday destination”. Alsace is one […]

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