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The old town of Eguisheim in Alsace

10 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Eguisheim has been chosen by French people as their favourite village in 2013. So we have seen a lot of videos and photos about it, but I couldn't avoid taking more photos as it is really a typical Alsatian village with an uncommon shape. The village...

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Special Day in Eguisheim in Alsace

4 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Fog was so thick when we were on tops of the Vosges mountains that, after a short walk, we took our map and decided to go down to the plain. Which way ? Alsace or Lorraine ? Alsace ! We chose to go to Eguisheim, the favourite village of French people...

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Chappe Telegraph Tower near Saverne

19 Août 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

The tower is now nearly hidden by the trees around, but there is a sign pointing out where it stands. It is a round tower with pivoting blades on the top. The system was invented in France by Claude Chappe and started working in 1792. It conveyed information...

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The Devil's Bridge of Haut-Barr Castle

17 Août 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Haut-Barr Castle stands on three big rocks. The bishop of Strasbourg has bought the third rock to an abbey and then needed a bridge to link it to the two others. The first bridge was built around 1170. When it was nearly finished, it collapsed. A second,...

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Haut-Barr Castle near Saverne in Alsace

15 Août 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

Haut-Barr Castle was built with sandstone of the Vosges mountains in Middle Ages. It stands on three big rocks. The colour of the walls is a sort of pale red, the colour of the rocks around. And it is surrounded by the local forest so you can hardly guess...

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