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Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

1- Walk around the Christmas markets The first thing to do at Christmas in Alsace is to go around the Christmas markets! Sure, it's not the most original idea, but it's a tradition that has been a must for centuries in this part of France. Start with the very famous Strasbourg Christmas market w ...

17
Nov
2021

Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

A 100% magical Christmas shop If you are visiting the medieval city of Riquewihr in Alsace, be sure to check out the Christmas Fair. No matter what time of year you visit, this shop like no other will immerse you in a festive atmosphere. It was after a trip to Germany in the 1990s that the Ha ...

24
Nov
2021

Christmas lights: the Montbéliard Christmas market

Beautiful illuminations Every year from the end of November the city of Montbéliard is adorned with magnificent illuminations on the occasion of the well-named Christmas Lights! The emblematic monuments of the City of Princes such as the castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, the Halles or even the ...

17
Dec
2015

The Upper Rhine Valley: a destination in the heart of Europe

er. Copyright: Baselland/Jan Geerk A region with many facets The Upper Rhine Valley brings together several destinations worth a visit. Alsace is world famous for its half-timbered houses, churches and castles. Its craftsmanship and picturesque villages make it a unique region in Franc ...

29
Sep
2021

Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

asses gather dust in a drawer, you can avoid this mess by donating your old glasses. The association Lunettes sans frontière based in Hirsingue in Alsace collects pairs of glasses in good condition that are no longer suitable for their owners' eyesight. So, even if your eyesight has changed, ...

04
Nov
2021

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

nd madder red). Copyright : Pays de Montbéliard Tourisme 4- To visit one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in France Situated at the gateway to Alsace and Germany, Montbéliard perpetuates Christmas traditions and in particular the Germanic tradition of the Christmas market. ...

10
Nov
2021