Travel guide to Alsace, France

Mapplr’s travel guide to Alsace is designed for people who want to spend five days to a week in Strasbourg and the towns along the Route du Vin (Wine Route) in the Alsace region of France. My advice is to give yourself two to three days in Strasbourg to see all of the main sights […]

Cour du Corbeau: historic hotel in the centre of Strasbourg

Hotel Cour du Corbeau is one of the oldest hotels in France, having begun its life in 1528 as an inn or relay station for people traveling by horse-drawn coaches. One can count among its illustrious guests,  the Duke of Bavaria in 1570; in 1647, Henri de la Tour d’Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, who was […]

MGallery boutique hotels by Accor

MGallery is a collection of high-end hotels, created by the Accor group, which also owns the Sofitel brand. There are 58 hotels in 21 countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia & Oceania and Africa and the Middle East. Here are some examples of their hotels. MGallery Nemzeti Hotel in Budapest The Nemzeti Hotel is a boutique […]

Best Christmas markets in Europe

It’s the time of the year to make merry and enjoy the cold season by doing something festive and fun. Why not visit Europe’s famous Christmas markets? Tradition, Yuletide spirit, delicious food and holiday drinks are just what you need to get the chill and gloom out of your bones. Here are our editor’s picks […]