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La petite-pierre, Bas-Rhin, Alsace

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La Petite-Pierre, nestled in the Bas-Rhin region of Alsace, is a hidden gem for lovers of nature and history. This charming town is surrounded by the Northern Vosges Regional Natural Park, offering breathtaking landscapes and countless hiking trails. The La Petite-Pierre Castle, dating back to the 13th century, overlooks the town and provides stunning views of the surrounding forests. The village ...See more

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Comprehensive Strasbourg rickshaw tour - 1 hr 20 mins
44 km

Comprehensive Strasbourg rickshaw tour - 1 hr 20 mins

Enjoy this guided rickshaw tour to discover all of Strasbourg! Your driver and tour guide will let you in on the city's secrets! Rickshaws are a unique way to get around and see all the key sites of Strasbourg in just 1 hour and 20 minutes! Your driver will do the pedalling while you enjoy the city's key sites. Once you are comfortably seated on your rickshaw, you will start your tour by discovering the Palais Rohan. This magnificent monument with a classical façade has been classified as a historic monument. In 2009, it opened its doors to the most powerful world leaders on a NATO summit. You will then be taken to the Place Broglie to marvel at Strasbourg's stunning opera house. You will be captivated by its neoclassical façade, which has been classified as a historic monument! Your visit will continue with the Place de la République, where you will admire the relics of German architecture. This stunning square is home to the German imperial district's most iconic monuments. You will then enter into the heart of the German neighbourhood to discover its Haussmann-style avenues, the European sites and the Orangerie district. You will also get a glimpse at the headquarters of the French-German cultural TV channel: Arte.   Your tour will end by a ride through the "Petite-France" neighbourhood, at the heart of the old town. Marvel at typical half-timbering houses built right above the water. You will enjoy an exceptional scenic view on the terrace of the Barrage de Vauban. Let this quaint neighbourhood - which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site - captivate you! Pick this tour and visit all the key places of Strasbourg in an unusual and pleasant way!

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Gaspar Museum
143 km

Gaspar Museum

Museum Gaspar is housed in the residence of the middle-class family Gaspar from Arlon who had set up in this house (1893) that was built in 1842. It was renovated in 2004. The two most famous members of this family are animal sculptor Jean-Marie Gaspar (1861-1931) and Charles Gaspar (1971-1950) who was a photographer and a sponsor. He gave his house to the town of Arlon on the condition they make a museum of it, dedicated to his brother's work and that put into honour the history and the heritage of Arlon. At the first floor, theree are two restored salons identical to a middle-class salon from the early 20th century that show Jean-Marie Gaspar's sculptures. and the art and picture collection of Charles Gaspar. The rest of the first floor is dedicated to temporary exhibitions of the museum that alternates artv and history. A religion room shows collections about the abbey of Orval and to the people's devotion at the 18th century, and also relics from the ancient Saint-Martin church. But the Masterpiece is the famous altarpiece Retable de Fisenne - a 16th century masterpiece from the Antwerp school. Guided tours only on request by phone 063.600.654 or musee.gaspar@skynet.be (Original text by MT du Pays d?Arlon)This beautiful house was a bank at the origin. It was bought in 1893 by a middle-class family from Arlon, the family Gaspar. Jean Gaspar (1861-1931) was a sculptor. He was trained by the Antwerp sculptor Jef Lambeaux. His works are in bronze and in plaster and they are exhibited in the salons that have been restorated as they were in his house. His brother Charles (1871-1950) was a photographer, a collector and a sponsor. He gave this house to the town of Arlon. It hosts the library of the Archaeological Institute of the Belgian Province of Luxembourg and its secretary office since 1954. A wide part of the museum is also dedicated to temporary exhibitions about art and history of Arlon.

16 Rue des Martyrs 6700 Arlon
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We have no information on the difficulty of this circuit. You may encounter some surprises along the way. Before you go, please feel free to inquire more and take all necessary precautions. Have a good trip! 🌳🥾