Situated on the border between Switzerland and Germany, Alsace benefits from a privileged location at the heart of Europe. The harsh winters are ...
A strategic geographic position on the Rhine, registered heritage sites of exceptional richness, Strasbourg in Alsace is a city of multiples facets ...
Geography: The French Alps and Pyrenees
In the south and the east, the landscapes of France become a lot steeper. The French Alps and Pyrenees are characterised by plains surrounding high ... mountains – massifs of powerfully folded and faulted rocks.
Geography: Hercynian France
The Paris and Aquitaine Basins, but also the Armorican Massif, the Massif Central, the Ardennes and the Vosges mountains are all part of ... “Hercynian” France, Europe’s ancient structures crossed by wide valleys (geological folds from the end of the primary era).