Prepare for Your Holidays: Alsace
Travel | Europe | 01/12/17
Feel like you need a change of scenery? Are the sunny beaches of Southern France too boring for you? Why not ditch the beaches and head for Alsace? This region, famous for its beer and wine, is packed with beautiful scenery and fun things to do. Here are some tips to best prepare foryour trip to Alsace.
What to do in Alsace?
The first thing you should do when going to this amazing French region, is of course visit the beautiful city of Strasbourg. No matter what season, this city is filled with beautiful scenery and things to do. Whether you want to visit the European Parliament, or simply enjoy a flammekeuche and some beers, there’s loads of options in this gorgeous city
The city of Colmar is another popular spot for those venturing to the Alsace region. It's a cute compact little city which is the capital of Alsace wines, so it's also the perfect spot for any of you wine aficionados! Why not rent out a car and drive along the famous wine route, from Marlenheim to Thann. The wine route is the perfect way to explore all the little French towns situated around Colmar, and for enjoying a glass or two of wine along the way!
The Haut-Koenigsbourg castle is one of France's most popular tourist destinations. It's a magnificent medieval structure with stunning views of the surrounding region. If you're a sucker for nature, then the Grand Ballon is for you. With several little hiking trails, this place is perfect for experiencing the Alsace countryside, with stunning views and panoramas.
Where should I stay?
If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Alsace, you've a lot of choice. We offer loads of different types of accommodation that suit all budgets. If you're visiting Strasbourg for a few days, you can choose a vacation rental on our site. If you want to stay somewhere on a budget, we recommend that you stay in a spare room at someone's house. Staying in a spare room is a great money saver while also giving you privacy if you need it.
You can also try staying at a B&B, there's a wide selection available on our website also. This is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway while having the privacy of their own room, but also the chance to interact with the locals. It's a great way to learn the customs of the region.
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