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The planet’s most magical city is a jumble of peaceful streets, each with their history and treasure to discover.
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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.
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…
Alsace harvests, another new discovery
Do you know about “Indian summers”, where summer lasts right up to winter? In Alsace they have “Alsace summers” instead, which make autumn quite enchanting and only add to the region’s charm, with fair weather days lasting until h…
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…