Riquewihr is one of the crown jewels of the Alsace Region in France. One of the few towns not be greatly damaged in World War II, it still retains its original medieval charm and was the inspiration for the "village" in Beauty and the Beast.
"He wanted to get out of town and get in a good walk. I suggested we fly to Strasbourg and walk up to Saint Odile, or somewhere or other in Alsace" CHAPTER 1 ~The country side truly is the beautiful break he needs.
Annecy, France - near Geneva Switzerland. one pinner said, "This is literally my favorite place I've ever been. The whole town looks like a postcard. It's like a storybook village with snowcapped mountains, a teal blue lake and cobblestone streets.