The historic Alsace region of northeastern France borders Germany and Switzerland. Most of its quaint villages and towns offer a glimpse of life back in medieval times with well-preserved half-timbered houses, Romanesque and Gothic churches, fortified castles, and cobblestoned alleys.

    Most travelers tackle the Alsace Wine Route, which runs from Strasbourg to Colmar, as a way to discover the region’s charming medieval towns and lush countryside. There are at least 6 Alsatian towns that made the acclaimed list of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (The Most Beautiful Villages of France).

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      Our Strasbourg Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to one of the most popular destinations in France. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need...

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