Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg

Showers

Fri

Showers

32°

16°

Sat

Thunderstorms

24°

16°

Sun

Showers

27°

15°

Mon

Increasing Sunshine

29°

16°

Tue

Mostly Sunny

32°

16°

Snowglobes at Christmas market, Vienna.?

Dreamy white Christmas

If you think the festive season is missing its magic, a wander through some of Europe's best Christmas markets will do wonders for your yuletide spirit, says Brian Johnston.

  • Contains:
Colorful traditional houses in the 'Petite france' area and their reflections on the river, Strasbourg, Alsace, France.

Alsatian to the core

Shaney Hudson cycles and walks the 'fairytale' forests and villages of the small, but highly contested, region of Alsace.

  • Contains:
TGV Train France

Seven days on track

Rob McFarland enjoys the speed and ease of Europe's rail network on a whistle-stop tour to Paris and beyond.

  • Contains:
  • This article contains a photo gallery

An age of complexity

A visit to Alsace reveals rieslings of great quality and people with generosity of spirit, writes Andrew Ryan.

  • Contains: