Alsace : 3 reports

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Riquewihr, jewel of Alsace’s vineyards

With the exception of its neighbours from Lorraine in 1635, Riquewihr has withstood invasions from all quarters; times have however changed and the town now welcomes some two million tourists who take the town by storm every year.
Hansi House
Hansi House
Riquewihr
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An excursion to the Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Watching it appear through the morning mists is a magical experience. This 270-metre long fortress roosting nearly 800 metres high is neither a mirage nor a ‘Grande Illusion’, in reference to the name of the film that Jean Renoir shot here in 1937. The rocky promontory upon which the castl...
Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg
Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg
Orschwiller
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Colmar, the quintessence of Alsace

Little Venice, Unterlinden Museum, the House of heads, the tanning district, Bartholdi Museum, Pfister House – we could spend all day enumerating enchanting sites in the seat of the Haut Rhin département. But we have better to do – take you round, for example.
Maison des Têtes (House of the Heads) Maison des Têtes (House of the Heads)
Maison des Têtes (House of the Heads)
Colmar
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