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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN STRASBOURG?
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.
Going out in Strasbourg
Strasbourg’s busy student population makes the city a great place to go out and party, with a good variety of entertainments and nightlife. The historic centre and the Krutenau district have everything you could wish for if you’re…
Where to eat a good tarte flambée in Strasbourg?
Its Alsation name is flammekueche. In French (and in English!), it’s called tarte flambée, in reference to flames! Cooked over flames...This dish was created in bread-making ovens. Leftover bread dough was spread out and covered w…
What if you left Strasbourg for a day in Metz?
Visit Metz from Strasbourg! You might find the idea surprising as Alsace and neighbouring Lorraine are keen rivals. That said, the two are in the same region and Metz is just an hour and a half from Strasbourg.Metz Pompidou Centre…