Alsace: what to see, visit the region of France
What to see in Alsace, attractions and places to visit in this renowned region of France to discover the cultural treasures along the wine route.
Located in the heart of Europe, Alsace Lorraine borders the west that offers many natural treasures, architectural and cultural including forests, the Vosges Mountains, quaint villages flowered, mysterious medieval castles, Romanesque churches.
In the territory of Alsace, there are two departments, the Lower Rhine, located to the north, and ‘Upper Rhine, located south. Are included in the region 13 arrondissement, 75 cantons and 904 communes.
It’s known for the famous wine route and breweries as well as the ancient traditions including culinary specialties to taste in Alsatian inns and typical Christmas markets.
Places to visit Alsace
The Lower Rhine invites visitors to visit Strasbourg, famous for its charming old town with its Gothic cathedral, the Mont Sainte-Odile and its convent, for the magnificent castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg and the ancient villages.
The Upper Rhine instead presents a perfect set where nature, culture and traditions, with the regional nature park of Ballons des Vosges, the well known museums of Mulhouse and Colmar, colorful villages along the wine route. Other cities of Alsace are Saverne, Munster, Saint Hippolyte , Orbey , Kaysersberg , Guebwiller , Turckeim , Haguenau , Bergheim , Mittelbergheim , Thannenkirch , Kintzheim , Barr e Soufflenheim .