Christmas in Colmar

Marché de Noël

Colmar’s snow globe of a Marché de Noël glitters from late November to 31 December. The entire city goes to town with festive sparkle, and five markets brim with gifts, hand-crafted decorations and gingerbread heart…
Parade in Sélestat

Corso Fleuri

Sélestat's headline event is a floral affair. Some 500,000 dahlias adorn 12 floats at the two flower parades that weave their way through the old town streets on a Saturday in mid-August – a fixture on the summer ca…
Cultural in Colmar

Festival International de Colmar

Orchestras strike up at 22 concerts in historic venues across Colmar, including Musée d’Unterlinden, during the 10-day Festival International de Colmar.
Christmas in Strasbourg

Marché de Noël

Mulled wine, spicy bredele (biscuits) and a Santa-loaded children’s village are all part and parcel of Strasbourg’s sparkly Marché de Noël.
Wine in Colmar

Fêtes du Vin

Villages all over Alsace toast summer with merry Fêtes du Vin (wine festivals); the tourist office has details.
Cultural in Colmar

Soirées Folkloriques

The Soirées Folkloriques (free performances of Alsatian music and dancing) get toes tapping on Tuesday evenings on place de l’Ancienne Douane.
Cultural in Strasbourg

Place à l’Été

Strasbourg slides into summer with fireworks, fairs and striking cathedral illuminations at place à l’Été.
Wine in Strasbourg

Riesling du Monde

Raise a glass to Alsatian wine at the Riesling du Monde, held at Strasbourg's Palais des Congrès.