The half-timbered style

The half-timbered style

Architecture Folklore History The half-timbered style March 31st 2021, by Gabriel Let’s talk a little about Alsatian houses, the half-timbered houses (maisons à colombage) also referred to in French as the houses with timber frame panels or studwork. This...
The Battle of Hausbergen

The Battle of Hausbergen

Dates History The Battle of Hausbergen March 8th 2021, by Gabriel The Battle of Hausbergen, an important event in the history of Strasbourg. By dint of mentioning this famous date of 1262 during our visits, I ended up thinking that the knowledge of this historic...
Valentine’s Day in all its forms

Valentine’s Day in all its forms

History Dates The Valentine’s Day in all its forms February 15th 2021, by Gabriel The story of Valentine’s Day… February 14th was yesterday, and you may have celebrated this day in charming company, celebrated your love as is the custom, perhaps you have...
January 2021’s news

January 2021’s news

News January 2021’s news January 31st 2021, by Gabriel Hello Happy People! Just like last year, we waited until January 31st to give you some news about the coming year… Well, this year we have an excuse, in these complicated times, it is difficult to know what...
A look back at Gustave Doré

A look back at Gustave Doré

Arts Dates A look back at Gustave Doréborn in 1832, January 6th January 6th 2020, by Gabriel Gustave Doré, an Alsatian and a multi-artist, who had as short a life as his work was great, was born on January 6, 1832. January 6 is the Epiphany, indeed. And so I hope you...