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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.
La Wantzenau, a gourmet village north of Strasbourg
“The Illhaeusern of the north” is how one Alsace-based food and lifestyle writer has described it – Illhaeusern being one of Alsace’s gastronomic hotspots, home, for instance, to the Haeberlin family’s three-star restaurant L’Aube…
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…
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…