Alsace Awaits - April 2006

A three day itinerary based on Strasbourg with extra visits on the days of coach travel to and from London and an overnight stay in Luxembourg City

Mulhouse is home to a world class collection which illustrates the history of wallpaper produced in the city as well as the greatest train collection in Europe in a newly refurbished museum.

Strasbourg’s mediaeval district of the Grande Ile is a World Heritage site.

France was the first country to possess a telecommunications network, thanks to the aerial telegraph system invented by Claude Chappe.

The unusual transverse canal lift at Arzviller on the Rhine-Marne Canal

The unknown remains of France’s petrol industry