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Several civilizations left a footprint in the Alsace region. After the Celts came the Romans, the Alemanni and the Franks. The history of this region is as interesting as almost no other. After the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71 the Alsace was annexed by Germany and the government tried to "Germanize" it. In the "Treaty of Versailles" of 1919 France got the Alsace back. Still today you see this region as gateway between France and German culture.
Haguenau is the fourth largest town in Alsace. Here you find a great shopping mile in the centre with a lot of tiny... more travel advice
This little place still has the charm of a 17th century village and has a very interesting history. It was birthplace... more travel advice
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