Gîtes of Joël and Nathalie in Urschenheim, near Colmar

12/02/2016 UrschenheimFrance

If you are looking to rent a gîte in Alsace, with a good location to easily visit the region, I found a good address in  Urschenheim, near Colmar. Nathalie and Joël, a friendly and welcoming couple, are the owners of two gîtes that they entirely did by themselves in the outbuildings of their house: the barn was therefore transformed… Read more →

Hôtel Le Colombier in Colmar – Charm and modernity

02/02/2016 ColmarFrance

The Hôtel Le Colombier in Colmar is a charming 4 stars hotel, located in a big building dating from the 16th century. The decoration mixes harmoniously old pieces, such as the exposed beams, with more contemporary furniture. It’s a very beautiful hotel that I recommend for a stay in Colmar! My room at the Hôtel Le Colombier I… Read more →

Villa Elyane, a charming bed and breakfast in Colmar

28/01/2016 ColmarFrance

Villa Elyane is an exceptional bed and breakfast in Colmar. Quite frankly, it is one of my favorites! It is located in a huge house from 1925. Inside, there is a really well-done mix of styles. The splendid woodwork, the stairs, the Art Nouveau stained-glass windows, as well as some elements of decoration have been preserved, but… Read more →

Refuge du Lac Noir, in the Alsatian Vosges

16/01/2016 OrbeyFrance

The refuge du Lac Noir belongs to the Association des Amis de la Nature du Val d’Orbey. It is located 200 meters from the Lac Noir, in the village of Orbey, in the Alsatian part of the Vosges. It is the ideal starting point (or arrival point) for hiking lovers! There is a lot of… Read more →

Hôtel Graffalgar in Strasbourg – Design and urban art

02/12/2015 StrasbourgFrance

The hotel Graffalgar in Strasbourg is a modern and innovative hotel. What is the concept? Each room has been decorated by different local artists. The style is very urban, as if there was a street art work in each room! Common areas are not outdone, since they also have been decorated by the artists. The hotel regularly hosts various… Read more →

Bed and breakfast Les Coukis in Bitschwiller-lès-Thann

30/11/2015 Bitschwiller-lès-ThannFrance

The bed and breakfast Les Coukis is located in a big house with a garden in Bitschwiller-lès-Thann, in the Ballon des Vosges Nature Park (in the South of Alsace). The house is nested between the southern entrance of the Wine Route and the Crest Road, very close to the Grand Ballon of Alsace. The bed and breakfast is run by a really adorable couple, Mireille… Read more →