Author 'Jcmai' (Id 141062 ) : Little montage featuring the bridge pheasant also called swing bridge over an arm of the Ill, in the neighborhood of Petite France. This area consists of numerous half-timbered houses dating from the sixteenth century is a World Heritage by Unesco, he had been heavily damaged and rebuilt 39-45 identically. Its name comes from a hospital where they treated the "French disease" (syphilis), suffered by the soldiers of Francis I. The French called this disease "evil Neapolitan. The Ill River is 230 km long and here it surrounds the main island, which is the famous cathedral. This river flows into the Rhine downstream of Strasbourg and to him that the region owes its name: in Alsace Elsass (Alsace) means "Country of the Ill". The Alsatian on the map is a lady, whom I met and who has very kindly allowed to photograph with a pleasant smile unlike the mask, which I had to dress up!