Week-end in Alsace

About two weeks ago, I went to Alsace over the week-end. And now I’ve got some photos to share with you all! But before we start, just a short anecdote…

This whole trip was secretly schemed with her boyfriend and a friend, who I’ve never met in person before. And oh là là! When it comes to real life, boys are not James Bonds. They will crack and give out the secret information, taking away the pleasure of contemplating your best friend’s shocked face. Oh well.

This is one of the best week-ends I’ve ever had in my life. Honestly, I laughed so hard my cheeks hurt! Did you know your cheeks’ muscles can hurt at all?

And while we were laughing our hearts out, they kindly drove me to nearby towns. And this is the whole point of this post: to show off my photos and name 3 places you should put on your list in case you drive by. Let’s go!

 Neuf-Brisach

This town is a UNESCO Heritage Sight. If you look at it form above, it has an octagonal shape and not just “because”. The plan of Neuf-Brisach was drawn by Vauban, a military engineer, and is a fortified town.

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Sélestat

Next day, we had a coffee in Sélestat.

We did’t stay long, but I keep good memories of this town.

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Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Last but not least, we had a 5-minutes long spiral drive up to see Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg. The medieval castle was ordered by Guillaume II to become a symbol of German Empire. Be aware, if you’re sensible to mountain drives, then it might be quite a challenge!

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