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Snowshoeing at Champ du Feu with Randonnée Verte

21/03/2016 BelmontFrance

Listening to the sound of snow under your snowshoes and admiring beautiful snow-covered landscapes is tempting, isn’t it? Then, let’s go for a snowshoe walk! I really enjoy walking with snowshoes in the snow: you don’t have to learn any skills (you just have to walk!) and it lets you go in places usually not reachable with… Read more →

Alsace-Moselle Memorial in Schirmeck

16/03/2016 SchirmeckFrance

The Alsace-Moselle memorial is a museum recounting the history of Alsace and Moselle from 1870 to the period after the war, with a specific focus on the time after Second World war  (1939-1945). With this description, it might seem tedious, but the Museum is really well-done and the history of Alsace-Moselle is quite singular: did you… Read more →

Pass’Alsace – Visit more, spend less!

10/03/2016

Pass’Alsace is a special pass made for people visiting the area. With the pass, you can freely access numerous touristic sites in Alsace (wildlife parks, museums, castles…), including some of the must-sees of the area. Considering its low price, it is very quickly paid for. I have tried it and was convinced! Pass’Alsace – List of partner… Read more →

Dîners Insolites du Patrimoine

08/03/2016

Have you ever heard of the Dîners Insolites du Patrimoine? It is an event that started in the department of the Vosges and that now happens in Lorraine, Alsace and Champagne-Ardennes. What is the concept? To organize dinners in exceptional places that are usually not destined to be places where to eat. The locations are very varied:… Read more →

Lalique Museum in Wingen-sur-Moder

01/03/2016 Wingen-sur-ModerFrance

The famous crystal glassworks Lalique is located in Wingen-sur-Moder, in the North of Alsace. The Lalique museum recounts the history of the manufacture and lets you discover the world and creations of René Lalique and his successors. This museum opened in 2011 and is spacious and modern. It’s a very beautiful place and I really enjoyed the visit! The exhibit… Read more →

Shopping Idea – Shop Avenue d’Alsace in Colmar

22/02/2016 ColmarFrance

I discovered the shop Avenue d’Alsace during one of my first walks in Colmar. I was drawn to it by the pretty fabrics exhibited in the window and I entered the shop. I really liked it and I promised myself to come back and take some pictures! A pretty tea towel offered by some friends made me realize… Read more →

The (many!) museums of Mulhouse

19/02/2016 MulhouseFrance

You often start visiting Mulhouse by going in one of its museums. There are many museums in Mulhouse on different themes. The industrial history of the town is shown, as well as fine arts or science. You’ll find something for every taste and for everyone!  This article will be regularly updated with my new visits, as… Read more →

Ski resort of Lac Blanc

17/02/2016 Le BonhommeFrance

The ski resort of Lac Blanc is located in the Valley of Kaysersberg, between 900 m and 1,200 m of altitude. It is the closest ski resort to Colmar, the biggest station of the Massif des Vosges in Alsace and the third biggest of the whole massif (the first two being La Bresse and Gérardmer). With 14 km of slopes, Lac Blanc is still quite… Read more →

Carnival of Mulhouse

16/02/2016 MulhouseFrance

There are many carnivals in Alsace around Mardi-Gras, i.e. during the months of February / March. Carnival is quite an important tradition in Alsace, much more so than in other French regions. This probably can be explained by the proximity of Germany and Switzerland, where carnival is also very important. The carnival of Mulhouse is one of the biggest… Read more →