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The stud farm of Rosières-aux-Salines

20 Juillet 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Meurthe-et-Moselle, #Lorraine

Before 1760 there were saltworks in Rosières-aux-Salines. The main well where salted water was pumped is in the middle of the stud farm square. In 1767 the place became a "royal stud farm" and was closed during the French Revolution, but it was soon replaced...

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Hohlandsbourg castle in Alsace

7 Juillet 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Alsace, #Around Lorraine

Hohlandsbourg castle, near Wintzenheim, is built on a top of the Vosgian mountains, not very high but enough to enjoy a beautiful view towards Colmar, the Black Forest and, of course, the Alsatian flat country. The high walls of Hohlandsbourg castle are...

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