Alsace-Lorraine Travel Guide

Map of Alsace, France

Welcome to our travel guide for Alsace-Lorraine. It will give you all the information you need on what to do and what to see in this great region of France. Please take a few minutes to discover the activities, cuisine and culture of Alsace and Lorraine.

Alsace-Lorraine is a region full of history, and influenced by several different cultures due to its shared borders with Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.

Sites such as the Verdun battlefield are a must-see for anyone with an interest in history. The region also offers a large range of leisure activities ranging from hiking or micro-lighting over the Vosges Nature Park to natural thermal baths.

Take some time to visit the beautiful cities of Strasbourg, one of the EU capitals, and Nancy where Stanislas Place, a UNESCO World Heritage site is located. Make sure you visit some of Alsace’s small, picturesque villages!

This region is famous for its fishing. Visit the banks of the Meuse or one of Alsace-Lorraine’s famous lakes to fish for the carp and pike. On the many rivers of Alsace-Lorraine you can travel by kayak or canoe and admire the mountains and forest around you.

Alsace-Lorraine is well known for its gastronomy. Influenced by German culture, it offers a great mix between the French savoir-faire and German products. Here you will find traditional Alsatian dishes such as Flammekueche, Choucroute Garnie and the world famous Quiche Lorraine. Enjoy the famous wines, beers and liqueurs of this region.

Alsace-Lorraine is divided into 6 departments

  • Meuse
  • Moselle
  • Meurthe et Moselle
  • Vosges
  • Bas-Rhin
  • Haut-Rhin

 

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