Close to the border with Germany, the Bas-Rhin boasts a culture and architecture that combines Latin and German influences. Strasbourg is Santa's capital! You can visit the city's emblem, the sumptuous Gothic cathedral of Notre-Dame, with a decoration carved like a lace structure, offers daily activities around its astronomical clock. The Bas-Rhin offers an extraordinary range of discoveries, at the architectural, historical and religious level as well as at the gastronomic and traditional level. The Romanesque route, the brewing heritage, the typical Alsatian villages, the castles such as the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, the Fleckenstein castle or the Lichtenberg castle, the famous wine route, the forests of the Northern Vosges. A destination that is one of many remarkable sites. You can also visit the Alsatian vineyards, the mountains and lakes, charming towns and villages on either side of the Rhine, enjoying a wide variety of landscapes.

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When to go to Bas-Rhin?

When to go to the Lower Rhine? Well, all year round, the Bas-Rhin will welcome you! Between the wine route and its cellars, to discover the Alsatian vineyards, the Christmas markets are part of Alsace's traditions and appear at the same time as the beginning of Advent with its legendary wreath. Feel free to explore Strasbourg and its surrounding villages to discover all the magic of Christmas. The rest of the year, you can visit the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Strasbourg or the Lalique Museum in Wingen-sur-Moder. There is always something to do in the Lower Rhine.

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The climate of the Lower Rhine is generally semi-continental. It produces significant differences between winter and...
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