Where is Alsace?
Alsace is an area, located in north-eastern France. It borders Switzerland and Germany. The regional capital is Strasbourg. Although Alsace is part of France, its borders have changed quite a few times.
What is Alsace famous for?
Alsace is famous for its beer, wine, its sauerkraut, the Alsace Flammekueche traditional dish (similar to pizza). It is known for its colorful half-timbered houses and majestic castles.
How far is Alsace from Paris?
Alsace is 378 km or 235 miles away from Paris.
How long does it take to get from Paris to Alsace?
If you take the train for a day trip to Alsace from Paris, it takes roughly an hour and 45 minutes. Driving from Paris takes about 5 hours.
Is a day trip from Paris to Alsace sufficient to visit the main attractions?
Yes in a day you can wander through La Petite France, the cathedral in Strasbourg, take a boat tour, and even visit some museums, such as the Alsatian Museum or the Historical Museum of Strasbourg.
How do I get from Paris to Strasburg?
The best way to get from Paris to Strasbourg is to take the high-speed train. It only takes 1hr 45 minutes.