|At a crossroads between European cultures, Alsace is a famously generous and welcoming land, with an abundance of architectural, cultural and gastronomical delights to discover. With its international reputation for excellent wines, storks and refined cuisine, discover the charms of this beautiful region, with its pretty, colourful little villages and its major cities. In Strasbourg, for example, you will find a city built on a very human scale,
||with half-timbered houses lining the canals and magnificent monuments such as Notre-Dame cathedral, described by Victor Hugo as a "gigantic and delicate marvel". Alsace is also known for its many nature reserves, its forests and is breath-taking low mountain landscapes. Last but not least, Alsace is known for the magic of Christmas, its great, sparkling Christmas trees and enchanting markets where sweet smells and cinnamon hang in the air.