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There are plenty of places to see and visit in France. Whether you love hiking or cycling, France is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 19 Attractions in France

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    1

    Altschlossfelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    Spectacular rock formations. With a great play of light. A visit in the evening will be rewarded with an intense play of colors.

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    2

    Wegelnburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Directly on the border with French Alsace can be with 571 m above sea level. NN find the highest castle of the Palatinate.

    It boasts a very well-preserved upper castle …

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    3

    Hohneck

    Hiking Highlight

    Hohneck, summit with fantastic panoramic view over the Rhine plain up to Alpen.Restaurant with parking, located directly on the GR5 hiking trail. For day trips with enjoying the view just …

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    Mont Ventoux

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The view is great! Always watch out for the wind before going up. A fantastic mountain for training.

    Also go up from Sault, very nice and not that difficult. Very …

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    5

    Breisach

    Bike Touring Highlight

    In addition to the city's landmark, St. Stephansmünster with its famous art treasures, these are the wheel fountain in the middle of the upper town, the still existing old city …

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    Wissenbourg centre ville

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Weisseburch, Wissembourg, Weissenburg: The "petite ville", surrounded by wine and forests, in the historic streets of the center ville is the city full of life.

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    Sauermündung

    Bike Touring Highlight

    There is a great trail to the estuary that can be seen from here. Definitely go there !!

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    8

    Herrlich wilder Rhein an den Isteiner Schwellen

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The Isteiner thresholds are some natural rapids. In between there are beautiful gravel banks and beaches that invite you to take a bath break. But even if you do not …

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    The longest arched and pedestrian bridge in the world designed as an arched bridge. Definitive landmark in the region. Connects Weil am Rhein (South Baden) and Huningue (Alsace). It is …

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    10

    Hohenbourg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hohenburg (French Château du Hohenbourg) is the ruin of a rock castle in northern Alsace (France) near the border with Germany. It rises at 551 m altitude on the …

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    11

    Monte Cinto

    Mountaineering Highlight

    Monte Cinto is considered the king of the Corsican mountains. Also, the climb is particularly enjoyable and offers next to a few climbing sections no major challenges. Especially recommended is …

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    12

    Ruine Loewenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Löwenstein (also called Lindenschmitt and Löwenburg) was first mentioned in the 13th century. The castle was destroyed in 1386 because of Raubritterei and probably not rebuilt.

    Very nice ruin with a beautiful view on both platforms.

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    13

    Sentier des Roches

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Impressive rock path, which starts directly at the parking lot on the Col de la Schlucht.
    During our visit on a sunny Sunday, hell was going on there. If you …

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    14

    Maison du Sel

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Among the most beautiful buildings of the city are the salt house from the 15th century with its striking roof.
    The roof spans 3 floors and has typical towed dormers.
    The salt house was originally built as a hospital

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    15

    Cathédrale Notre-Dame

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Roman Catholic Church, built in 1176.

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    16

    Passerelle des Deux Rives

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The two footbridges of the bridge, which are reserved for cyclists and pedestrians, meet in the middle of the Rhine in a 100 square meter platform. The Parisian architect Marc …

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    Château de Saint-Ulrich

    Hiking Highlight

    The Château Saint-Ulrich (530 m) is the largest and best preserved of the three castles of Ribeauvillé. The château was built around the middle of the 13th century on a …

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    18

    Frankenthal

    Hiking Highlight

    Shortly after the end of the straw Meier path and below the Hohneck, this farmed alpine hut is located in a very beautiful valley.
    See also: frankenthal.pagesperso-orange.fr/de_accueil.html

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    19

    Basel am Rhein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    If you do not know it, you can imagine it before he or she has experienced it with your own eyes. The city is built on several hills. And they …

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