Is cycling, exploring and drinking wine sound like the perfect vacation for you? Then the region of Alsace in France might just be the place you are looking for.  

Alsace is a cultural and historical region and is located in the administrative region of Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine. Also smallest of the administrative regions of France, Alsace consists of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin departments. 

The region of Alsace-Lorraine has a long history of war, having changed hands between France and Germany four times in 75 years. Check this charming country out!

The sprawling region has many options for a thorough French vacation

With rolling hills, and crystalline lakes this region is picturesque...

... almost like straight out of fantasy

Culled straight out of a story-book

The region has an old-worldly charm to it

And offers you the best Christmas time in entire Europe

The houses belong to another era, with their pastel walls, and unfettered windows

And if you're upset you're going to miss wine county, don't be

Because the region of Alsace has it all

The old bridges...

... the old cobbled streets...

... and the peace and quiet of simpler times

It is just the perfect place to escape to

In case you were wondering where in France you could have the perfect French vacation, Alsace would be it!