Excursion Alsace (Alsace): sights

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Alsace is a large region in northeastern France, lying between the Vosges and the Rhine. Known for its picturesque towns, train stations and rich history, Alsace has a lot to offer its visitors. Here are some of the top attractions and accommodations:

Strasbourg; The Strasbourg Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg) is an impressive Gothic structure with a unique pink color and one of the tallest churches in the world. Don’t miss the Astronomical Clock.
La Petite France A large area of the city with half-timbered houses, canals and cobbled streets.
European Parliament Here you can find out more about the European Union and its functions.

Colmar: Often referred to as “Little Venice” because of its canal, the city is known for its well-preserved old town, galleries and half-timbered houses.
The Unterlinden Museum houses the infamous Isenheim Altarpiece.
The Alsatian Wine Route This 170 km long route takes you through hilly train stations and picturesque Alsatian towns such as Riquewihr, Eguisheim and Kaysersberg.

Château du Haut- Koenigsbourg:  A fully restored medieval castle with panoramic views of the region.

Online tickets Europapark Rust: The amusement park is in the west of the Black Forest near the Rhine and the border with France. After Corona there is a lot going on again in Europa-Park Rust. That’s why many visitors buy tickets cheaper online in advance: You can buy tickets online on the well-known ticket website Getyourguide

Mulhouse: Cité de l’Automobile A fantastic car gallery that showcases the Schlumpf Collection, one of the most extensive collections of Bugatti vehicles.
Cité du Train The largest street gallery in Europe.
Mont Sainte-Odile An important religious site from which you have a magnificent view of the Alsatian plain.

Alsace-Moselle Memorial: A gallery dedicated to the eventful history of the region, particularly during the Second World War.

Numerous carnival events:  Alsace is known for its carnival events, particularly the Christmas Wishes in Strasbourg and Colmar.

Natural Parks:  The region has two native natural areas, the Ballons des Vosges and the Northern Vosges.

Cuisine: During a tour, be sure to try original delicacies such as tarte flambée, choucroute garnie and kugelhopf and feast on the region’s infamous wines such as Gewürztraminer and Riesling.

While these are just a few of the main highlights, Alsace is full of fascinating communities, sights and natural beauty, so there is a lot to discover and enjoy.