Category Archives: Country Tours

Obernai

Leaving the Vosges for the plain, in Upper Alsace (the southern part), there is the same succession of pictures: forest of firs, then a cool and narrow valley, where a little river gently flows, then vieyards and finally, at the foot of the last hill, the watchtowers and belfries of a little city, in our […]

Mount Sainte-Odile

Here are the holy places of Alsace. All is here legendary and sacred: the trees, the rocks and the streams. In this place,where still may be seen the foundations of a Roman castellium, a young and beautiful countess had, they say, retired, from pious inclination, to the midst of crevasses and ruins. Not far from […]