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Museums and monuments

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 →

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 →

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 →

What to do with kids in Mulhouse? 5 kid-friendly adresses

01/02/2016 MulhouseFrance

For this article, I have invited Tiphanya from the blog Avenue Reine Mathilde. Tiphanya is specialized in family travel, has been living in Mulhouse for a while and is always on the lookout for good kid-friendly addresses. I’ll let her present her favorite addresses… Because of its industrial past, Mulhouse is often forgotten by tourists…. Read more →

Discovering the Marqueterie d’art Spindler

30/11/2015 BœrschFrance

The marqueterie Spindler is an art marquetry famous worldwide and located in the old abbey of Saint-Léonard in Boersch, very close to Obernai in Alsace. It is a very old company, as it has been created in 1897 by Charles Spindler and was then transmitted from father to son. The owner is now Jean-Charles Spindler, the grandson of the founder. It has the… Read more →

Chocolate Museum in Strasbourg

20/11/2015 GeispolsheimFrance

The Chocolate Museum in Strasbourg belongs to the French brand Marquise de Sévigné and is actually located next to its manufacturing factory. It offers a chocolate discovery tour for adults and children. The visit of the museum starts with an interactive tasting. Visitors receive four chocolates and are installed in an amphitheater. A video will then guide… Read more →

Summer illuminations of the Cathedral of Strasbourg

15/09/2015 StrasbourgFrance

Every summer, the cathedral of Strasbourg puts on illuminations at nightfall. A sound and light show takes place every evening for the delight of tourists and locals! The show is different every year and it’s hard to get tired of it… it’s absolutely splendid! It usually takes place on the west facade of the cathedral (the one with the rose window and… Read more →

The Haut-Barr Castle and the Devil’s Bridge

27/08/2015 SaverneFrance

The Haut-Barr castle is located in Saverne, in the North of Alsace. I had the chance to discover it during a hike around Saverne, during which we stopped to visit it. I am not usually passionate about castles, especially not about those in ruins, but the visit of this castle turned out to be worth it. The Haut-Barr castle is a… Read more →