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Recipe: Pumpkin and chocolate madeleines by…

In France, we really like desserts. And they’re even more cause for celebration when the whole…

City breaks

A romantic 48 hours in Strasbourg

How about a romantic getaway to Strasbourg this winter? Its natural, architectural and foodie…

Ho Ho Ho!

5 must-see Christmas markets in Alsace

A smell of spices that tickles your nostrils, a hot drink in one hand, a "bredele" or a "manele" in…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to choucroute

It's impossible to come to Alsace without trying "choucroute" (sauerkraut), a cabbage delicacy that…

Love at first sight

Falling under the spell of Colmar

It is said that Colmar is the essence of Alsace. With its half-timbered houses, flower-bedecked…

Vineyards and half-timbered houses

8 villages to sample along the Alsace Wine Route

How pretty are the villages of the Alsace Wine Route with their half-timbered houses, flowery…

The taste of bon vivants

5 specialties from Lorraine to taste absolutely

Whether salty or sweet, there is something for everyone in Lorraine. Follow France.fr as we unveil…

More than just sauerkraut!

4 new restaurants to enjoy the region of Alsace

Whether you prefer traditional or unusual cuisine, group gatherings or intimate meals, quiet or…

Art and craft

The art of preparing for Christmas in Alsace

Christmas in Alsace is a real tradition, more than anywhere else in France. It’s a holiday season…

Arts and crafts

Let's set a table with Lorraine artisans

Quiche, mirabelles, pâté lorrain—there are numerous and tasty culinary specialties in Lorraine.…

Explore these major Great War Sites that should never be forgotten

48 hours in Verdun: in the footsteps of World War…

February 1916, in Verdun: French and German troops get involved in the longest battle during World…

Zen

6 well-being stopovers to relax in Alsace

We love Alsace for its quaint little villages, its iconic wine route, and its famous restaurant…

At the heart of the vineyard

Alsace: La Maison Cattin reveals its wine-making…

La Maison Cattin, located for 300 years in a small Alsatian village called Voegtlinshoffen, offers…

European centre of books

The new Humanist Library unveils its treasures in…

This precious piece of French heritage, dating back to the 16th century, is testimony to the…

Feel Alsace

Wedged between the Vosges Mountains and the River Rhine, Alsace is a European crossroads – and a…

2017’s favourite French village: Kaysersberg in…

France has named Kaysersberg as its favourite village in the country in this year’s edition of Le…

City breaks

Strasbourg, the City of Romance

For romantics, France is the ultimate must do on all travel bucket lists. Whilst the iconic capital…

City breaks

Jewish Travelers in Alsace

This storybook religious heritage region in Eastern France with its hills, rolling fields, forests,…

Practical info

Discover the best Kosher gastronomy France has to…

Kosher restaurants and other food establishments are under the supervision of the Beth Din, which…

Wine

Grape Harvest in Alsace

The harvest normally takes place between late September and late October. The dates vary according…

Wine

Bicyclette Go

For those who prefer active leisure, these trips on bike or on foot last from half a day to seven…

Wine

Alsace Wine School

To learn or improve your wine tasting ability at the Alsace Wine Schools! Or maybe you just want to…

Wine

Cellar Visits and Tastings in Alsace

The Alsace Wine Route is much more than just a scenic way for visitors to admire the countryside,…

Wine

Wine and Winemaking Culture in Alsace

Museums The many facets of winemaking and life on a wine estate over the centuries are illustrated…

Wine

Wine and Winemaking Culture in Alsace

Museums The many facets of winemaking and life on a wine estate over the centuries are illustrated…

Wine

Immerse yourself in the lives of artisan…

Wine is serious business. For the French, it’s also often a family affair, sensual art and…

Wine

Escape to the Wine Routes

By car, horse and carriage, motorbike and even on small trains, head out to meet wine-makers along…

Cuisine

Alsatian cuisine

Alsace: gastronomic family-style cuisine Impregnated with Germanic culinary traditions, Alsatian…

Cuisine

Visit Colmar

Georges Duhmal in 1931, categorized Colmar as the "most beautiful town in the world".…

Wine

Alsatian Vineyards

Situated at the foot of the Vosges mountains, encircled by mysterious châteaux, Alsace boasts some…