Alsace

Heritage and history

Discover our heritage

Fortified castles highlighting the foothills of the Vosges, bunkers of the Maginot Line, the fortifications of Vauban listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just like Strasbourg and its Grande Ile ... In Alsace, more than elsewhere, heritage rhymes with legacy.

A clever mix of German and French cultures, the wealth of our sometimes troubled past is marked in the Alsacian countryside. So, enthusiasts of stones loaded with history, travel through our towns and villages!

And one cannot mention Alsacian heritage without mentioning the living heritage! You will be impressed by the know-how of craftsmen, in line with tradition with a touch of unsuspected modernity...

Did you know that in addition to its historically renowned places, Alsace also had… magical places? Constituting much older heritage, some places are imbued with legends: don’t miss them! The Roman temple of Mountain Donon will take you to a timeless universe and nearby, the majestic Mont Sainte-Odile, patron saint of Alsace, still intrigues with its Pagan wall...