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28 Apr 2013

Rouffach in Alsace, France

 
Coming back from France we are usually passing a wonderful little town in Alsace.
Rouffach, known already in 662 as Rubiaco and 600 years later as Rubiacum*
(4574 inhabitants *- Wikipedia)

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We parked our car 
 
 
and were looking back from where we came
 

 
small passage and a glimpse on to the church Notre Dame de l'Assomption
roman and gothic style

 
looking at the church through leaves

 
an old well

 
 
and an entrance

 
no car passage

 
searching for a café



 
again the cathedral which is really a church
 

 
and finally the church
of course it did not fit into my camera
(and I am afraid of using third-party photos)
 
 

 
market place

 
our coffee and DH just lifted his cup away
we sat at the

 
...restaurant A l'ours Noir - restaurant  Black Bear
how I saw it with my cuppa in my hand...
 
We enjoyed this little sightseeing tour
 
 
 




8 comments:

  1. Mmmmm! How VERY beautiful, Anneliese. It takes me back to our visit to France when we took our daughter, aged three. She told EVERYONE she was going on a big airplane to "Switzerland, Francerland and Germany"! Thanks for a lovely little tour!

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  2. Such lovely photos, they would make lovely paintings.
    Thank you for showing them.

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  3. I just tried to reply and nothing is showing! My German is VERY lacking so maybe I chose the wrong button? Anyway, this is gorgeous, Anneliese. A lovely little dream for a wet Sunday afternoon. Reminds me of taking our three year old daughter overseas years ago. She told everyone she was going on a big airplane to "Switzerland, Francerland and Germany"!

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  5. I enjoyed your little sightseeing tour, too! Thank you for sharing! The weather looks lovely.

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  6. Beautiful French scenes, Anneliese. Your pictures look like the ones I take - seeing all the fascinating designs in architecture etc. Yes, all this copyright stuff makes us scared to re=print anything!!

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  7. this little town looks so peaceful and quaint, wonder if it gets lots of visitors in the summer or remains peaceful

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  8. Such lovely photos, Anneliese. I enjoyed the little tour of the town.

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