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Printable maps of Alsace

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Alsace

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Alsace with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Alsace area

This Alsace map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alsace and surroundings

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The second most important airport in France is the airport called Orly. It is also located in Paris, about 14 kilometers to the south. It is worth noting that the local authorities have organized a bus service from the airport to northern Charles de Gaulle. There are several terminals on the territory of this airport that are fully operational. A comfortable relaxation area and a place where you can enjoy snacks are also available. Another pleasant airport which is ranked third in France in terms of passenger traffic is Nice Cote d’Azur. So far, it only has two terminals. The next important airport in France is Marseille Provence, which is located 30 kilometers from the city of Marseille. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in France

Also great celebrations take place on Easter; this holiday is one of the most important Christian holidays in the country. The main service takes place in the most famous French church - the Notre Dame Cathedral. On May 8, the French celebrate the day of liberation from fascism; the feast was established on the day of the complete surrender of fascist Germany. France took an active part in the battles. For a long time, it was in occupation, and therefore for locals is a special holiday and a day of remembrance of the victims of the war. On November 11 at 11 o'clock in the country a minute of silence begins in memory of the victims of the First World War. On this day they remember those who died on the battlefields. On May 30 is celebrated the Day of Saint Joan of Arc, which became a symbol of the resistance and independence of France. … Open

Photogallery of Alsace sights

Our guide to Alsace

Traditions and mentality of Alsace

It is simply impossible to imagine the journey around the picturesque Alsace without buying souvenirs; for many tourists shopping trips turn into an exciting adventure. The fact is that national souvenirs are the true embodiment of local traditions and customs; not everyone knows that the stork is a symbol of Alsace. You can see graceful and unhurried birds literally everywhere, including major cities of the region. … Open

Travel guide to Alsace

One of the main symbols of the region is Mount Sainte-Odile. The ascent of its top is very popular with fans of active holidays. The mountain is 764 m high and you need no special skills to climb it. On top of the mountain, there is an old monastery, a very important pilgrimage and a historic place. You can also see here the mysterious old construction that is called The Pagan Wall. This is a megalithic object … Open

Advices for travellers

1.It’s convenient to travel the province on high-speed TGV trains; they can be an alternative to quite comfortable buses. Tourists always have an option to rent a car; it is worth noting that there are free roads connecting towns of Alsace. 2. The province is characterized by a fairly dry climate; summer is always pretty hot and winter is cold. Those who expect to devote a lot of time to hiking and excursions … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Speaking of culinary traditions of Alsace, it’s worth to mention delicious local cheeses. Gourmets from around the world appreciate Munster cheese having a very spicy peppery flavor. Its recipe belongs to the monks of the Benedictine monastery; you can enjoy real Munster only in Alsace. Cheese serves as a complement to a variety of dishes, as well as a basis of numerous interesting sauces. The most common … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Travelers staying on vacation with children should definitely spend a couple of days in Mulhouse and visit the local zoo. It was founded in 1868 and is considered one of the most beautiful zoos in France. Its spacious enclosures are inhabited with about 1,200 animals; it’s also worth noting that the zoo is combined with an incredibly beautiful botanical garden. There is a special seating area for younger … Open

Cultural excursion through Alsace - things to see

Old town of Colmar will appeal to fans of excursions; there are several historical buildings of different eras on its territory. Most visited monuments are maison Adolph built in the mid14th century, and the old customs building, Ancienne Douane, constructed during the second half of the 15th century. Among the religious monuments of Colmar, Church of St. Martin is notable; it is a true example of 13th century … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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