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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 →

My favorite restaurants in Colmar

18/02/2016 ColmarFrance

Are you looking for a good restaurant in Colmar? Good news, there are actually a lot! To help you in making your choice, here is my selection of good addresses. I don’t know if they are the best restaurants in Colmar (it is in fact very subjective), but these are addresses I would recommend to friends asking for advice. … 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 →

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 →

A Saturday morning at Saint-Joseph market in Colmar

10/02/2016 ColmarFrance

Saint-Joseph market is hold every Saturday in Colmar, on the place Saint-Joseph. The district Saint-Joseph is not generally a district visited by tourists. It has nothing really special, but it is still very nice: it has a “village” feel that makes it quite pleasant. This is all the more true on Saturday mornings, when all the regulars come… Read more →

Visit of a Munster dairy – La ferme du Versant du Soleil

04/02/2016

Do you know what is munster? It is an Alsatian cheese with quite a strong taste. As its name indicates, it comes from the Valley of Munster. Still to this day, it can only be produced in some parts of the East of France (in the massif of the Vosges mainly). There are also in Alsace many farms producing munster. Now,… 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 →

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 →

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 →