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Southern Pyrenees
Western Loire

About Alsace

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Alsace and Lorraine are saturated in both French (un-surprisingly) and German influences being bound to the north by Germany and by Switzerland to the south.

Due to its location this region makes an incredible drive. The countryside is very changeable as much of Alsace is on an alluvial plain, whereas the lower area is sprinkled with beautiful vineyards producing grapes for Alsace's famous wines. The higher slopes contain many forests and have a historical edge of monasteries and castles.

Alsace projects an almost mystical image, giving the tourist the feeling that they have stepped into a time warp with the setting of half timbered houses, gabled roofs, and chimneys that are often adorned by storks nests.

Whether you are planning to stay in a family run gite or go camping in this lustrous region, you will not be disappointed.

The swiss style cottages of Colmar
The swiss style cottages of Colmar.
The Notre Dame Cathedral
The Notre Dame Cathedral
The Vosages Mountains
The Vosages Mountains
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