Alsace Fast Facts

Capital : Strasbourg
Michelin-Starred Chefs : 26
Famous Natives : Albert Schweitzer, Pierre Hermé, Tomi Ungerer, William Wyler, Frédéric Bartholdi

Top 5 Sites Visited by Americans:
1. Strasbourg
2. Colmar
3. Alsace Wine Route
4. Riquewihr
5. Mulhouse

Grape Variety : Riesling, Gewürtztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Muscat, Pinot Gris, Sylvaner, Pinot Noir

Top Museum : The museum of Automobiles, the Schlumpf collection of Mulhouse, is considered to be the greatest museum of its kind in the world with more than 450 beautiful cars, including the most powerful car in the worldm the Bugatti VERON

Major Festivals : International Festival of Colmar, Colmar Wine Fair, Automobile Festival of Mulhouse

Strasbourg city center : Registered by UNESCO world Heritage

Largest gathering of fortified castles in France : More than 30 Medieval fortified castles to visit, including one entirely refurbished: the Haut-Koenigsbourg

How to Visit : 29 tour operators program Alsace all year round