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Christmas decoration: 5 things to know about the Nutcracker

1- This object comes from Germany The wooden figure of the Nutcracker is original to Germany. In German, it is also sometimes called a nutcracker or Nussknacker. The object is said to have been created in the Ore Mountains, a mining region in eastern Germany, very close to the border with the Cz ...

01
Dec
2021

Düsseldorf: an arty destination

ay an unavoidable capital of electronic music. Yet it was in Düsseldorf that it all began. It was in this city in the heart of post-war industrial Germany that the mythical band Kraftwerk ('power plant') considered the founder of electro music was born in 1970. View this post on Insta ...

23
Feb
2022

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

A 3 in 1 destination If you're looking for your next European holiday destination and are having trouble choosing between France, Germany and Switzerland, head to the Upper Rhine Valley! This cross-border region allows you to discover the facets of three different countries in one destination, w ...

29
Sep
2021

Christmas DIY: how to make an advent calendar?

What is the principle of the Advent calendar? Commercial Advent calendars are usually in the form of a cardboard sheet with 24 windows filled with chocolates. In the following article, we explain how to make an advent calendar yourself so you can personalize the gifts or even involve your child ...

16
Nov
2007

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

ourg, - Saint-Etienne of Metz, - Sainte-Cécile of Albi. - Saint-Jean of Lyon In Europe, we can also mention St. Peter's Cathedral in Cologne in Germany, the cathedrals of Burgos and Leon in Spain, Westminster Abbey in England and Antwerp Cathedral in Belgium. In Italy, Milan Cathedral has no ...

25
Mar
2008

Travel to the United States: what are the formalities?

ist or business stay of 90 days maximum. The 27 countries in question are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Sloveni ...

22
July
2008

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

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

iviera, the city welcomed from the end of the 19th century some 150,000 residents each winter. These visitors arrived from the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary, then from all over Europe and America! The result of these multiple international influences was a superb architectur ...

28
July
2021

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

s work. Today, Marc Chagall's stained glass windows light up buildings, both religious and non-religious, in the Grand Est region but also in Nice, Germany, Israel, the United States, England and Switzerland. Did you know that you can admire stained glass windows by the great Russian painter a ...

16
Aug
2021

Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

cted by individuals and opticians have been arriving every day in Hirsingue by post from all over France. Other donations sometimes arrive by truck from Germany, Switzerland or Belgium. The volunteers of the association sort the collected glasses, write the dioptres on each lens and make parcels ...

04
Nov
2021

Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

preparation and their training. A fitness program After passing the first medical examinations in Houston, Thomas Pesquet will fly to Cologne in Germany where the headquarters of ESA, the European Space Agency, is located. Indeed, even if he has returned to Earth, Thomas Pesquet's mission is ...

09
Nov
2021

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

ed). 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. Copyright ...

10
Nov
2021

Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

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 Hanauer family had the idea to open a store devoted entirely to Christmas decorations. After discovering the Christma ...

24
Nov
2021

Christmas markets: 4 European cities famous for their markets

1- Cologne The Christmas market in Cologne is one of the most famous in Germany. This city, which is the fourth largest German metropolitan area, offers a total of 7 different Christmas markets, each more enchanting than the last. The ideal way to discover these different markets and the magn ...

08
Dec
2021

Christmas tree: 3 ideas for edible decorations

These candies, which are called candy canes in the United States, sugar canes or Christmas canes, are believed to have been invented in 17th century Germany. They have been among the Christmas treats since the mid-19th century. Originally mint-flavored, today they come in a variety of colors and ...

17
Dec
2021

Beijing 2022 Olympic Games: 5 things to know about the French delegation

gold medal. In 2018, the French delegation ranked ninth among the most medal-winning countries, with the top 3 occupied by Norway with 39 medals, Germany with 31 medals and Canada with 29 medals. Our own record of 15 medals is a figure that the Tricolor athletes hope to match or even surpass ...

07
Feb
2022

Blood and Treasure : what is the value of the NRJ12 adventure series ?

stern countries to provide a wide variety of scenery. Some of the filming took place in Rome and Morocco, and crews traveled from Egypt to Canada, Germany, France and Italy. With these settings and well executed action scenes, this novelty is ideal for entertainment. Season 1 of Blood and t ...

13
Apr
2022

10 Sausages to Spice Up Your Barbecue

Cincinnati Sausage without casing Goetta is a casingless meat stuffing shaped into a sausage. It is a Cincinnati specialty, although its roots are in Germany, due to the influx of Germanic immigrants in the 19th century. The sausage is the star of breakfast and consists of pork, beef, onions, spice ...

10
June
2022

Barefooting: walking barefoot for more well-being

llars of his method because he saw it as a simple way to strengthen one's health gently. The tradition of walking barefoot has moreover endured in Germany where there are nearly 200,000 hikers who are adept at barefooting. This community is called the barefooters, but also the shoeless or the ...

23
June
2022

The island of Mainau: discover the flower island of Lake Constance

ly-friendly attraction: the butterfly greenhouse. The 1000 square meter butterfly greenhouse on Mainau Island is the second largest of its kind in Germany. It is open year-round and offers the opportunity to admire some 120 species of exotic butterflies from Africa, Asia, Central and South Am ...

29
June
2022