Between its famous wine route, its Christmas markets and its cultural heritage, Alsace is a region with a thousand faces!
Situated in the Far East of France, Alsace extends over two departments that offer landscapes of small mountains or wine-growing plains. Renowned for its Christmas markets and the Alsace Wine Route, it displays a wealth of cultural and gastronomic treasures. You will easily find a charming hotel in Alsace as well as a luxury hotel in Alsace or a hotel with spa in Alsace.
If the Christmas market has made Strasbourg famous, the city is worth a visit. Its Gothic cathedral is the second highest in France and its 16th century astronomical clock attracts many visitors every year. The Petite France district with its canals and half-timbered houses seduces visitors who stroll around.
Alsace offers the largest concentration of castles in Europe. From your luxury hotel in Alsace you will be able to admire the majestic castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg in Orschwiller: it dominates the whole Alsace plain in front of Sélestat.
With nearly 180 museums, Alsace is a paradise for all those who wish to discover the heritage. Thus, the monastery of Sainte-Odile (Sainte Patronne de l' Alsace) is surrounded by a Païen wall composed of three megalithic groups. Mulhouse houses the largest railway museum in Europe and Wingen sur Moder the Lalique Museum. There is no ack of outdoor activities, especially in the Parc naturel régional des Ballons des Vosges. If you choose accommodation in a hotel with spa in Alsace, you will appreciate the opportunity to relax after a day of walking or cycling. The route des Crêtes crosses many places of memories of the two wars, notably Saverne. Sundgau, further south, is nicknamed 'the region of a thousand ponds'. Fans of carp fishing will greatly appreciate being able to practice their favourite sport there. The route des Potiers is located in Alsace du Nord where many picturesque villages are surmounted by castles.
At the end of the year, discover the Christmas markets less known than Strasbourg's will take you to a world of fairy tales and traditions. Those of Obernai, Mulhouse or Colmar, but also those of smaller villages that have retained the charm of the markets of yesteryear.
Following the Alsace wine route allows you to discover a wide variety of landscapes. Over 170 kilometres, it crosses no less than 120 towns and villages where half-timbered houses and alleys with colourful houses and flowery balconies are a complete change of scenery: Colmar, Obernai, Kaysersberg, Thann, Molshiem, all names that already ring the bell. Here, a charming hotel in Alsace will allow you to discover the quality of the Alsatian welcome and, without a doubt, to taste local specialities such as sauerkraut or backhoefe accompanied by vine-growing wines, the most famous of which is Pinot Noir. More rustic but equally unavoidable, flamkueche will delight your taste buds.