The historic Alsace region of northeastern France borders Germany and Switzerland. Most of its quaint villages and towns offer a glimpse of life back in medieval times with well-preserved half-timbered houses, Romanesque and Gothic churches, fortified castles, and cobblestoned alleys.

    Most travellers tackle the Alsace Wine Route, which runs from Strasbourg to Colmar, as a way to discover the region’s charming medieval towns and lush countryside. There are at least 6 Alsatian towns that made the acclaimed list of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (The Most Beautiful Villages of France).

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    • Strasbourg sits on France's eastern border with Germany, and its multicultural past and unique geographic location are showcased in the city's sensational architecture and historic landmarks. It's also the official seat of the EU and home to one of France's largest student populations, making it a favourite with both corporate travellers and those seeking a lively nightlife scene. The winding...

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