Houses with exposed wooden beams, triangular roofs and colored tiles, the traditional architecture is the great postcard of Alsace. The influence of the German presence is visible on plates and menus written in the language of this neighboring country, but also in all aspects of the regional culture. Between its valleys and mountains, the climate is to enjoy a chalet, in search of tranquility and snow sports. During the winter, Christmas markets, such as Strasbourg, with their wooden huts create the magic of this time of year.
Homemade biscuits, hot wine, handicrafts and typical food make the visitor happy, as well as the luminous and dazzling decoration of Christmas, which adorns cities and villages.
Winter is the ideal time to savor the local cuisine, rich and generous. At Wirtshaus, regional restaurants, you will not resist the flammekuche, the famous Munster cheese, or the sausages, pies and the traditional kougelhopf cake, served with a nice glass of wine.
Alsace is renowned for its production of white wines and also for brewing and schnaps, a type of cachaça of plums or red fruits to be consumed in moderation. The wine route permeates secular wineries of excellence and its wineries and offers a tempting tasting course, which hides charming hotels and with luck and a little attention, you will see some storks in their nests, one of the postcards of this beautiful region.