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Riquewihr, a village on the Alsace Wine Route

05/01/2016 RiquewihrFrance

Who doesn’t know about Riquewihr? This adorable village located on the Alsace Wine Route is often a must-see for people coming to visit the region. And rightly so, because one can only admit that Riquewihr is a very beautiful place. We might criticize its touristy shops and the fact that crowds descend upon the village regularly, but a visit to Riquewihr is… Read more →

First helicopter flight in Colmar with Hélitravaux

20/11/2015 ColmarFrance

A first helicopter flight… now that is an original way to discover Alsace and to discover new sensations! The company Hélitravaux is located at the Colmar-Houssen airport and offers first flights of 8 to 30 minutes. The routes offered will allow you to fly over the Alsace Wine Route, the Valley of Munster, to admire the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle or Mont Saint-Odile…… Read more →

First microlight paramotor flight near Colmar

21/10/2015 OstheimFrance

Do your know what is a microlight paramotor? Simply speaking, it is a sort of paraglider equipped with a motor. The motor is not used to move forward like an airplane, but just to go up in altitude. It is actually the sail that will enable it to fly. It did my first flight in a tandem… Read more →

Shopping idea in Alsace – Beauvillé table linens

14/10/2015 RibeauvilléFrance

Would you like to bring back a nice souvenir from Alsace, that is not Made in China but guaranteed Made in Alsace? Let’s go to the factory shop Beauvillé, located in Ribeauvillé, a nice village on the Alsace Wine Route. Beauvillé is an Alsatian company of luxury textiles, making  printed linens: mainly tablecloths, napkins and tea towels. Beauvillé factory exists for over two centuries and… Read more →

Eguisheim, a village on the Alsace Wine Route

28/09/2015 EguisheimFrance

Eguisheim is a typical Alsatian village located next to Colmar, on the Alsace wine route. It is known to have been chosen as the Favorite Village of the French people (“Village préféré des Français” in 2013. But that’s not all… Eguisheim is also part of the very exclusive club of the Most beautiful villages of France. It is inevitably quite… Read more →

I tested the tourist Grape Harvest in Alsace!

13/09/2015 GertwillerFrance

The arrival of September is synonymous with the grape harvest in the Alsatian vineyard. I, for one, had always wanted to see from up close the wine harvest process. But how would I be able to do it, unless I knew a wine grower or I was hired as a grape harvester for the season?… Read more →

Bergheim, a village on the Alsace Wine Route

03/09/2015 BergheimFrance

Bergheim is a charming village located on the Alsace Wine Route, not too far from Colmar. Less known than other villages such as Kaysersberg or Riquewihr, Bergheim still deserves a visit. The advantage is that you will not see many tourists around! Bergheim is not exclusively pedestrian, but it’s better to explore it on foot. Take the time to walk… Read more →

Obernai, a town on the Alsace Wine Route

27/08/2015 ObernaiFrance

Obernai is a small town located on the Alsace Wine Route, between Colmar and Strasbourg. It is one of the unmissable stops when visiting Alsace, and for good reasons: Obernai is full of charm ! Former medieval city, Obernai still counts numerous lovely old houses, as well as fortified walls. It is very pleasant to stroll in the little streets, while admiring… Read more →