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Its setting in eastern France on the border of Germany, sitting on the banks of the Rhine, the world’s most-travelled river, makes Strasbourg a nucleus of communication, historically from its medieval past, to today, with its status as the capital of the Alsace region. The city is a cosmopolitan centre for university students and curious tourists; and full of fantastic hidden corners, with a spectacular Gothic cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, as well as Europe’s oldest Christmas market and the picturesque Petite France quarter with its canals and typical taverns. Its historic feel contrasts beautifully with its modern districts that show the city’s contemporary side, making Strasbourg a unique destination that has something to please everybody.
Main City Paris
Surface 222 km²
Just 45 minutes from Strasbourg, on the triple border between Switzerland, Germany and France, Europa Park is Germany’s biggest amusement park and the second most popular in Europe, and the ideal place for a day out with friends or family to burn off some adrenalin on its 12 roller coaster rides. The park is divided into 13 areas, each representing a European country and its culture, with over 50 attractions to appeal to kids and adults alike. Don’t miss out on the magnificent Belle Époque merry-go-round, a trip through the fairy-tale Enchanted Forest, the spine-chilling haunted castle, the live acts, and a white-knuckle rapids ride. Fun guaranteed!
What’s the best way for visiting friends to get to know the European Capital of Strasbourg? Both students and “expats” are faced with this question today when friends and family come to stay. First time visitors themselves will also want to know the best way to get an insight into the city. Well, we have the perfect solution - The Batorama experience
Choucroute is the iconic dish of Strasbourg and the Alsace region generally. It consists mainly of cabbage and pork meats, but not just any cabbage or pork meats. And you can eat a good choucroute in Strasbourg, but not just at any restaurant.