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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.
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…
Christmas, when Strasbourg shines!
Strasbourg’s Christmas tree is often talked about. Of course, it lights up Place Kléber and its arrival is eagerly awaited. Even more anticipated are its illuminations. But during this season, the magic of Christmas is to be found…
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…