More than any other region of , Grand-Est has been shaped by continual waves of settlement, invasion and border changes. As the name suggests, this is a large region of eastern France, fronting the entire border with and , and significant portions of the and borders, too.

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is the capital of the region of and is most widely known for hosting a number of important European institutions.

is a moderate-sized city in the region of .

, a city in northern , is perhaps best known for its world heritage listed cathedral, where generations of French kings were crowned.

is in the region of and in the Moselle departement that borders and .


is a city in , . It was the last town in France to be liberated during World War II, on February 2, 1945.

is a city in , west of the Rhine near the border to .

is one of the most enchanting towns in .

is a town in . You might know from the brand of bottled mineral water of the same name, or their excellent thermal baths.

is a medieval village classified among The Most Beautiful Villages of France.

is the capital of the Vosges département in .


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