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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.
Baden-Baden, a romantic stopover
As a romantic destination on the edge of the Black Forest, the town has attracted plenty of aristocratic tourists including Queen Victoria, Emperor William I, Napoleon III and Dostoyevsky. Today, whether you spend a day at the spa…
Strasbourg, the gold neighborhood
Visiting Strasbourg usually involves a visit of its cathedral and La Petite France, but once you’ve seen these, you'll love visiting its “Golden Square” – le Carré d’Or. Le Carré d’Or is the historic heart of Strasbourg, with its…
Strasbourg and its choucroute
Choucroute is an emblematic dish of Strasbourg and the Alsace region generally. And so it’s natural, when you arrive here, to wonder: “Where can I eat a good choucroute in Strasbourg?” Not surprisingly, a true Alsatian will tell y…