Alsace is a picturesque region in northeastern France that is known for its unique blend of French and German culture, history, and cuisine. Visitors to Alsace can explore the charming half-timbered houses and winding streets of towns like Colmar and Strasbourg, sample the region’s famous white wines, and visit the castles and fortresses that dot the countryside. Additionally, Alsace is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in France, with the Vosges Mountains and regional parks offering hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Whether you’re interested in culture, history, food, or the outdoors, Alsace has something to offer for everyone.


What you’ll love most about Alsace

  • Visit the picturesque towns and villages, such as Colmar, Strasbourg, and Riquewihr, to see the charming half-timbered houses and winding streets
  • Explore the local vineyards and sample the region’s famous white wines, such as Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Pinot Gris
  • Visit the castles and fortresses that dot the region, such as the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle or the Fort de Mutzig, to learn about the history of the area
  • Take a scenic drive along the Route des Vins d’Alsace, which winds through the vineyards and small towns of the region
  • Visit the Strasbourg Cathedral, one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Europe, and climb to the top for panoramic views of the city
  • Try the local cuisine, which features hearty dishes such as choucroute garnie (sauerkraut with sausages and potatoes) and tarte flambée (a thin pizza-like dish topped with cream, onions, and bacon)

Where to Book

  • Murbach Abbey - Visit Alsace/ADT/Dimitri Lett

  • Houses in Val d'Argent - Visit Alsace/ADT/M. Schampion

  • Forlet Lake - Visit Alsace/ADT/Dimitri Lett

  • Hunawihr Gyropode Segway - Visit Alsace/Lez Broz

  • Chateau des Rohan Saverne - Visit Alsace/ADT/Laurene Philippot

  • Orschwiller Haut Koenigsbourg - Visit Alsace/ADT/Jean Luc Stadler

  • Chateau Saint Ulrich, Ribeauville - Visit Alsace/Lez Broz

  • Sunrise over Katzenthal - Visit Alsace/ADT/Tristan Vuano

  • Mulhouse Market at Christmas - Visit Alsace/ADT/Lois Moreno

  • Christmas carol singing on the water in Colmar - Visit Alsace/ADT/Artge Bartosch Salmanski

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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