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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.
Discover and relish the jams of Climont and Alsatian foie gras !
When you think of Christmas in Alsace, you inevitably think of the invention of the Christmas tree at Sélestat in 1521, glorious bottles of wine sampled along the Alsace Wine Route and of course, foie gras. All good Alsatians will…
MM Park: a World War Two museum near Strasbourg!
The atmosphere is set right from arrival at the MM Park car park. A blockhouse evokes the reality of the Atlantic Wall. But we are a long way from the sea! We are in Alsace, near Strasbourg, and other surprises await.People come h…
Near Strasbourg, Christmas markets across the Rhine in Germany
The famous Strasbourg is both a European capital and a Christmas capital. We have already had the opportunity to encourage you to visit the French town when the large Christmas tree on Place Kléber is lit up and when all the stree…