Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg overlooking the Plain of Alsace

The Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg, an impressive medieval fortress restored by Emperor Wilhelm II and one of Alsace’s architectural gems

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La Petite Venise district in Colmar

La Petite Venise, the medieval district of Colmar, developed beyond the city’s fortifications, on a vast marsh crossed by the river Lauch and its aflluents

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Timber framed houses and flowers in Eguisheim

Eguisheim, a medieval city in the heart of the Alsace vineyard, one of the most beautiful villages in France and the French’s favourite village in 2013

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Joan of Arc's birthplace in Domremy-la-Pucelle

Domremy-la-Pucelle, a village in Lorraine that became famous for being the birthplace of Joan of Arc, one of the most emblematic characters of the history of France

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Maison des Tanneurs - La Petite France - Strasbourg

La Petite France, Strasbourg’s medieval tanners district, a prestigious tourist landmark renowned for its Alsatian architecture and a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Fountain on Place Stanislas

Place Stanislas, a prestigious square built by the Duke of Lorraine, boasts a wealth of Classical and Baroque architectural features that earned Nancy the name of Golden Gates City

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Reims Cathedral

Reims, the city where Saint-Rémi baptized King Clovis in the late 5th century AD, and where the French Kings were crowned for 10 centuries

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Picturesque lane in Alsace

Alsace is part of the Grand Est in Eastern France, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform that took effect in 2016

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Moet-Chandon vineyard - Champagne-Ardenne region

Champagne-Ardenne is today part of the Grand Est, one of the 13 new regions created with the territorial reform that took effect on January 1, 2016

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Lorraine - Place Stanislas in Nancy

Lorraine is part of the region Alsace-Lorraine-Champagne-Ardenne or ALCA which was renamed Grand Est during the territorial reform that took effect in 2016

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Maginot Monument in Fleury-devant-Douaumont

Maginot Monument, a memorial to the minister of War who fought at Verdun as a patrolman and had a fortifications line built along France’s eastern borders

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Douaumont, Village Detruit - Douaumont before WWI

Douaumont, a village entirely destroyed during the Battle of Verdun, never rebuilt, declared ‘Dead for France’ and kept in its war state as a Memorial

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Fort of Douaumont - Observatory

The Fort of Douaumont was built 1885 and disarmed in 1915 as outdated, but remained a target for the Germans due to its central position on the Verdun front

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