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What to see and do in Petit France, Strasbourg

Written by on January 20, 2020 in Alsace
What to see and do in Petit France, Strasbourg

Perfectly preserved, the picturesque Petit France district in the city of Strasbourg, Alsace, north east France, is one of those places where visitors, on seeing it for the first time, stop in their tracks and whisper “wow”. Pretty half-timbered houses, beautifully decorated bars and restaurants and the sparkling water of the River Ill make this […]

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What to see and do in Mulhouse Alsace

Written by on December 20, 2019 in Alsace
What to see and do in Mulhouse Alsace

Mulhouse in Alsace in the northeast of France is a master of reinvention. It was once a flourishing textile and manufacturing town but globalisation of industry has brought change – and for Mulhouse that means change too. The city is undergoing a metamorphosis – but with a nod to its powerful past. It boasts the […]

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Things to do in Winter in Alsace

Written by on December 10, 2019 in Alsace
Things to do in Winter in Alsace

Alsace is the quintessential winter destination with its fairy tale like villages, especially with a dusting of snow. Museums are less crowded, menus reflect the season with robust and tasty dishes and there’s not much that beats enjoying a glass of wine in a cosy café. We look at some of the best things to […]

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The best things to do in Strasbourg, Alsace

Written by on October 10, 2019 in Alsace
The best things to do in Strasbourg, Alsace

Strasbourg in the north east of France in Alsace (now known as Grand Est), is a city of medieval houses, glorious architecture, fabulous restaurants, cultural venues, wine and art, watery arteries and stunning buildings – there’s something for everyone to fall in love with here… The best way to visit Strasbourg is on foot. You’ll […]

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Top Museums in Strasbourg

Written by on October 9, 2019 in Alsace, Museums and Châteaux
Top Museums in Strasbourg

Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, has a dozen museums. Many of them are in historic buildings like the Museum of History which is in a 16th century former slaughterhouse and a voodoo museum (yes you did read that right), in a water tower! There’s a varied range of exhibitions from antiquity to contemporary – something […]

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Mulhouse Train Museum | Cité du Train

Written by on August 22, 2019 in Alsace, Museums and Châteaux
Mulhouse Train Museum | Cité du Train

When it comes to the Cité du train at Mulhouse, you don’t to be a train buff or train spotter, an anorak or a ferroequinologist (someone who studies trains) to get steamed up about a visit. This incredible museum is a fabulous place on so many levels. History, engineering, social history but overall – it’s […]

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Where to eat out in Strasbourg

Written by on August 6, 2019 in Alsace
Where to eat out in Strasbourg

If you love food – you’ll love Strasbourg. The city in the north east of France in the Alsace department takes its food, wine, cakes and desserts seriously. There’s a huge choice of restaurants to choose from. In the main tourist areas, they’re touristy of course, that doesn’t necessarily mean bad, you’ll get gorgeous views […]

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Instagrammable Strasbourg France

Written by on July 9, 2019 in Alsace
Instagrammable Strasbourg France

Keen to take Instagram-worthy photos in Strasbourg to share with your friends and family? Here are my top 10 recommendations of instagrammable Strasbourg: Petite France Pretty much anywhere in the Petite France area is like a fairy tale town scene but Place Benjamin-Zix is particularly photogenic. The medieval district on an island is gorgeous. Notre […]

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Cité de l’Automobile | Mulhouse Car Museum

Written by on July 4, 2019 in Alsace
Cité de l’Automobile | Mulhouse Car Museum

If you think going to a car museum sounds like it might not be fun – when it comes to Mulhouse, in Alsace, northeast France, you couldn’t be more wrong. You absolutely don’t need to be a petrol head to enjoy the Cité de automobile, it is extraordinary, extravagant and extremely fascinating. History of the […]

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5 Reasons Strasbourg Alsace should be on your must visit list

Written by on April 30, 2017 in Alsace
5 Reasons Strasbourg Alsace should be on your must visit list

Strasbourg – the capital of Europe, capital of Alsace and capital of the Bas-Rhin department. The sixth most inhabited city in France and one of the most visited towns by foreign tourists. Why visit Strasbourg Strasbourg is a place that delivers a special and very unique experience from its culture, and architecture,  a look and […]

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