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Strasbourg
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Strasbourg

Strasbourg is not only the largest city of the Grand Est region of France but also its capital. Located at the Rhine River, which forms the border to Germany, it is home to over 276.000 people and also the seat of several European institutions. Therefore it is along Brussels and […]

Eguisheim
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Eguisheim

Eguisheim is a village in north-eastern France that is home to roughly 1730 inhabitants. Mainly known as the alleged birthplace of Pope Leo IX in 1002 and for its medieval charm that one still can feel when visiting Eguisheim nowadays. This charm was also the reason for being the inspiration […]

Colmar
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Colmar

Situated on the Asaltian Wine Route, Colmar is known as the capital of Alsace wines. Founded in the 9th century it belonged to Germany two times in the recent past, during 1871 – 1918 and between 1940 and 1945. During World War I France took Colmar back from Germany and […]

Kaysersberg
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Kaysersberg

Kaysersberg is a small village in the region of Alsace in northeastern France that was founded in 1227. Located below the Kaysersberg Castle and by the river Weiss it is home to 2.800 Kaysersbergeois – that’s how they call the inhabitants of this beautiful hamlet. Before 2016 Kaysersberg was also […]

Louvre
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Paris

Paris is the capital and the most populous city of France as it is home to over 2.229.000 people. Founded in the 3rd century BC the city’s name derived from its founders – a Celtic tribe called the Parisii. Furthermore Paris is often referred to as „The City of Light“ […]

Arc de Triomphe
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Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile is located at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris, the capital of France. This is also the centre of a dodecagonal configuration of twelve radiating avenues. The probably most monumental of all triumphal […]

Sacre Cœur
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Sacre Cœur

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is a Roman Catholic church at the summit of the butte Monmatre, which is the highest point of the city of Paris, the capital of France. Its most prevalent name, however, is Sacre Cœur. Designed by Paul Abatie its construction began in […]