Photos from Alsace


The name "Alsace" derives from the Germanic Ell-sass, meaning "Seated on the Ill", a river in Alsace. The region is famous for its vineyards, for the Vosges mountains and for the medieval heritage of Strasbourg, Colmar, Riquewihr, as the photos below show.

Riquewihr houses river

Riquewihr : medieval houses along the river

 

vosges prairie

Vosges mountain meadow

 

Riquewihr maison medievale

Riquewihr

 

cathedrale de strasbourg

Strasbourg cathedral

 

Strasbourg river houses

Strasbourg : medieval houses

 

 
 

 


 

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