Travels in Europe with Rick Steves: Alsace and Champagne Country (1997)

Genres - Travel  |   Sub-Genres - Guided Travel  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This time around, Rick Steves ushers the tour through the vineyards and villages of Alsace on the Rhine River, right next door to Germany. Describing the region as "France with a German accent," Rick offers fascinating glimpses of the Colmar, "The Little Venice," one of the few Alsatian villages which survived WWII unscathed. A walking tour of the WWI battlefields of Verdun segues into a stopover at the cathedral in Reims. This 48th episode of Travels in Europe With Rick Steves concludes with a few effervescent moments in Epernay, the traditional "birthplace of champagne."