Information about Alsace

Map of Alsace in France

Location of Alsace

Map of the major towns and cites in Alsace

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Regional capital : Strasbourg

Departments / Counties of Alsace

Number Department Capital
67 Bas Rhin Strasbourg
68 Haut Rhin Colmar
A photo from Alsace

The Alsace region is located in eastern France and borders with Germany. The eastern slopes of the Vosges mountains. Although there is heavy industry along the Rhine river the countryside and villages are very beautiful.

The region also has excellent wines and a renowned traditional cuisine. There is a strong local dialect which is still spoken, a mixture of French and German.

Cruises, tours, trips, visits

Boat rentals : Take a self-drive boat and discover all the rivers and canals in the Alsace area.

Historical monuments, castles, museums

Sundgau : Research into local history.

Tourisme, travel, information

Universities, colleges, schools

Villages, towns, cities

Wines, vins

Alsace wines : Wines from the Alsace region