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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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Strasbourg cathedral

11 Juin 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Strasbourg cathedral can be seen from far away and recognized thanks to the only tower of the building. From 1647 to 1874 it was the tallest building in the world. A guide has explained to us that, if you imagine Strasbourg cathedral without this high...

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Turckheim in Alsace

30 Avril 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Turckheim is very near Colmar in Alsace. I went there years ago with my family and made my husband discover it last week end. Of course, Turckheim looks like other Alsatian villages with half-timbered houses, but I think a lot of people first think about...

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Kaysersberg in Alsace near Easter time

24 Avril 2017 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Tradition, #Alsace

As usual we stopped in Kaysersberg on our way to the center of Alsace. One week after Easter, decorations are still hanging in the streets. There are plenty of Easter rabbits and that is always a bit strange for people living in Lorraine as here bells...

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The Skyscraper of Riquewihr in Alsace

9 Octobre 2016 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Alsace, #Around Lorraine

When you walk in Riquewihr streets, and especially where most shops are, you don't look up. I would not have noticed this building if I had not seen the sign saying Le Gratte-Ciel (the Skyscraper). Le Gratte-Ciel is a half-timbered house; that is very...

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