Travel guide to Alsace

Facts

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Local name
Alsace
Inhabitants
1.689.708 (1999)

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

The climate in Alsace is more northern than in the Mediterranean part of France. Here the winters get close to Northern European temperatures so it is best to be here during the summer. The wine blossoms in September so for those interested in wine it is an interesting time of year to visit.

Local conditions

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Time zone

GMT + 1 hour

Culture and entertainment

In the first three weeks in June Strasbourg hosts an international music festival.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Both in the larger cities and along the vineyards in the surrounding area there are plenty of hotels. There are also hostels and bed & breakfast in the area for those who prefer this sort of accommodation. Book your hotel in Alsace here

Local transport

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Other transport

Busses drive between all the cities and in the largest city you will find busses driving in the centre. Strasbourg also has streetcars. The major cities have car rental companies.
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