Wandering Wissembourg, France

France, Wissembourg Guide (B): Wandering Wissembourg, France

I’m a planner. Always have been and probably always will be. But every once in a while, I’m reminded why planning trips down to the last minute means there are things I’ll miss out on because I didn’t find it in my research. One trip where I learned this lesson was during visit to Strasbourg. While there, I learned about this small town that was supposedly picturesque and a great example of ‘small town Alsace’. Train tickets were cheap as was a hotel room for the night – so I went! And that is how I discovered Wissembourg in northeastern France.

Wissembourg is near the border of France and Germany, about 60km north of Strasbourg. The train ride between the city and the town is a mix of rolling fields of wheat swaying in the sun and green green grass dotted with wildflowers. And every once in a while, the train stops at a village, each name more German than the last. Wissembourg itself is extremely historical and picturesque – you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re making your way into a Brothers Grimm fairy tale. It was so pretty and sweet, my teeth almost started to hurt. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Wandering Wissembourg, France
Guide Location: France » Wissembourg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Church of St. Peter and St. Paul City Hall La Maison du Sel
Author: Kendra Seignoret
Read it on author's website: http://rustytraveltrunk.com/wissembourg/