A unique destination
Why choose Alsace?
ALsace wine Region
The Wine Route
The Alsace Wine Route, the oldest in France, snakes through authentic and scenic villages over 170 km, from Marlenheim in the north, to Thann in the south. A great wine region since Ancient Roman times, Alsace is a true patchwork of grape varieties, soils and terroirs giving a very unique taste to the 51 Grands Crus and to its 7 main grapes varieties – Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir.
Meet Alsatian winemakers and let them share with you their passion and family know-how, tasting their greatest wines.
Scenic cities and villages
Colorful narrow streets, half-timbered and flowered houses, great vineyard, Vosges mountains, old fountains - Alsace has so much to offer! Its charming and authentic villages along the Wine Route make picture-perfect sceneries, some obtaining the accolade of the Most Beautiful Villages in France award - Eguisheim, Hunawihr, Mittelbergheim, Riquewihr and Hunspach.
Also not to be missed, Christmas in Alsace! Enjoy a winter in the region and discover traditional Christmas food specialties and famous artisanal markets.
Local food specialties
There is a strong wine and food culture in France, especially in Alsace. Traditional cuisine, nice wonderful restaurants and Michelin-starred chefs. Taste local specialties from traditional dishes to tasty desserts, from ripened cheese to fine charcuterie/cold cuts, from craft beers to great wines. Find Alsace on our plate and in your glass!
Culture and history
A fascinating heritage
Alsace is a region with a strong identity and a fascinating history. Many monuments tell stories from the past, such as Middle-Age castles, art museums with unique creations and collections, craftsmen and their traditional know-how, religious buildings, war memorials…and much more.
A dynamic area
In the heart of Europe
At the European crossroads, Alsace is a dynamic region with a worldwide influence. A beautiful region where people come from all over the world for holidays or events, experiencing a unique, enchanting stay.
Alsace is easily reachable by car, train or plane. The European capital city of Strasbourg, is just 1:45hr from Paris by train. You can also fly to Alsace thanks to the international airports of Strasbourg and Basel-Mulhouse.