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Sélestat: 5 things to do there

orium, cloakrooms and a relaxation area called the Erasmus Lounge. 3- Take a walk in the tanners' district During your visit, if you want to discover half-timbered houses with pointed roofs worthy of a postcard of Alsace, be sure to take a tour in the tanners' district. On the Quai des tanneu ...


Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

And if you've loved the atmosphere of this market and want to keep the momentum going, head to Ribeauvillé to enjoy the medieval architecture and half-timbered houses. This postcard setting serves as the backdrop for a wonderful Christmas market, but only on weekends! Other must-see Chris ...


The Christmas markets in Colmar: a magical atmosphere

ass windows of the church are illuminated to create a magical atmosphere on this small square. The Market at Place Jeanne d'Arc is nestled among the half-timbered houses. Dedicated to Local Products, it offers all food lovers Foie Gras and Christmas cakes, as well as Alsatian wines and brandies... ...


Le Mans: 5 Good Reasons to Visit the Capital of Sarthe

16th-century hotel adorned with two turrets and facing the Romanesque portal of the cathedral • the house of Queen Bérengère and its Queen Bérengère museum • half-timbered houses • private mansions from the 17th and 18th centuries. Note: it is in the historic center of the city that the ...


Normandy: 5 destinations in the footsteps of the Impressionists

ists. This village, organized around a medieval wooden hall, is worth the detour in more ways than one. Not only is this village with its beautiful half-timbered houses among the most beautiful Villages in France, but it was here that Paul-Émile Pissarro, the son of the painter Camille Pissar ...


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

/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 France. It attracts visitors from ...


Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

Open all year round, it immerses visitors in the magic of Christmas through its layout and holiday atmosphere. Indeed, the shop houses a decor of small half-timbered houses that depicts a market place under the snow. Unsurprisingly, attendance peaks between November and January. The shop bene ...