Tag: Alsace Village

50km family hike in the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park, France

Northern Vosges 001Grande Traversée des Vosges(Vosges Grand Trail) is a 17 days hike through the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park and Ballons des Vosges Nature Park. The 298km long trail follows the long distance footpaths (Grande Randonnées) GR 53-5, GR 531 and GR 532. Having 4 days free we decided to hike from Wissembourg to Obersteinbach, which is stage 2,3,4 of the Vosges Grand Trail. READ MORE !

Colmar, Alsace, France 2012

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Colmar is a city in Alsace, a region lying on the west bank of the river Rhine, between the Rhine and the Vosges Mountains.
Alsace was part of the German-speaking area of central Europe, and to this day a large proportion of the population, speak Alsacian, a dialectal form of German language. In the last two centuries, Alsace has passed from Germany to France and back. Since the end of World War 2 in 1945 Alsace belongs to France. READ MORE !!!