Webcamtaxi takes you to the region of Grand Est in France, situated in the northeast part of the country. The region was created in 2016 and comprises the former regions of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine. Grand Est is a great tourist destination, especially the capital Strasbourg and its historic old town of Grand Île, a World Heritage Site. Between the grandeur of the cities, the region’s landscapes, crossed by rivers, include alluvial plains, forest, fertile agriculture fields and vineyards, these, abundant at the foothills of Vosges Mountains. The region produces good wine, especially in Route de Vins (wine road), counting with more than 90 villages, and also champagne, which are aged in caves and tunnels under Reims.
Other major cities: Reims, Metz, Mulhouse, Nancy, Colmar
Population: over 5.5 million
Nearest Airports: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (MLH, BSL, EAP - Aéroport de Bâle-Mulhouse), Strasbourg Airport (SXB - Aéroport de Strasbourg)
Main attractions: Grande Île de Strasbourg historic sites, namely Place Kléber, Petit France, Barrage Vauban, Ponts Couverts and Strasbourg Cathedral, Place Stanislas, Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, Place Martyrs de la Résistance, Temple Neuf, cathedrals of Reims and Toul, Lorraine’s Valley of the Lakes, Vosges Massif, Forest of Argonne.