Alsace’s fortified castles are powerful, fascinating, impressive places that will plunge you into the depths of history. Offering stunning views, these stone sentinels will never cease to amaze you with their authenticity and beauty.
You’ll fall in love with our quaint villages! Like little postcards, these picturesque places, with their half-timbered houses, colourful façades, blooming window boxes and narrow, cobbled streets, will surprise and amaze you with their beauty and charm.
Alsace is proud of its incredibly diverse range of architecture, spanning medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and contemporary styles. You’ll admire the beauty of these buildings, whether they are testaments to the past or boldly contemporary.
With its rich history and remarkable legacy, Alsace invites you to discover its UNESCO World Heritage sites. These truly amazing sites, recognised for their exceptional universal value, symbolise remembrance and knowledge of the past.
The historic heart of Strasbourg, Grande Île seems unspoilt by the passage of time. It promises rich discoveries, as you stroll along the banks of the river, wander down the romantic narrow streets or gaze in awe at the exceptional architecture.
Neuf-Brisach, the “City of the Sun King”, brings history to life! Built by Vauban on the orders of Louis XIV, this fortified masterpiece is a unique architectural feature offering a remarkable vision of the ingenuity of this system of defence.
Discover the secrets of the works of the famous humanist Beatus Rhenanus! 423 volumes, as well as prints, letters and other manuscripts, reflect the knowledge and spirit of the Renaissance. A precious legacy, listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.
The site of many historical events, Alsace will forever bear the traces of its past. From the Franco-Prussian War to the construction of Europe, discover the places of remembrance that now uphold universal values.