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Reims
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Reims

Reims is a city in the Grand Est region of France and is called home from over 182.000 people. Founded by the Gauls – a group of Celtic people – around 80 BC, the city of Reims was conquered by Julius Caesar two decades later. One of its most iconic […]

Castle of Sully-sur-Loire
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Castle of Sully-sur-Loire

The Castle of Sully-sur-Loire is located in the commune of Sully-sur-Loire in the Loiret department in north-central France. While the first stone was laid in 1102, its main parts were built in two phases of construction. That bailey yard, enclosed within its walls and corner towers, was built along with […]

Nancy
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Nancy

Over 104.000 people call the city of Nancy, which is the capital of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department, their home. Located in north-eastern France, it is world-renowned for its well-preserved 18th-century architecture and place Stanislas, place de la Carrière and place d’Alliance are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites because of it. […]

Metz
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Metz

Metz is a city in northeast France that has a 3.000-year-history and is home to over 119.000 people. Located at the confluence of the Moselle – which continues to the Moselle Valley – and the Seille rivers, it is the capital of the region of Lorraine and the department of […]

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“ […]