Alsace is a region located in the north-east of France close to the borders of Switzerland and Germany. It is one of the most visited destinations in France from 25th November to 6th January, as Alsace is famed for its Christmas markets –  the cities and villages are decorated, there are handmade art and craft stalls, gourmet food market stalls,  the smells of pain-d’épices, christmas cakes, hot wine (vin chaud), canelle fills the air and it is where you experience the Christmas ambiance the most.    (more…)