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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.
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…
Haut-Koenigsbourg, the most beautiful château in Alsace
Viewed from the plain of Alsace, the Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg fascinates. It amazes children, and makes adults think. No surprise that it's a favourite destination for families and groups of friends. Exploration of the château…
Strasbourg's Wine Route
As if the region of Alsace didn’t already have enough with its beautiful landscapes and medieval villages, it also grows some of the best white grapes in the industry. Its famous wine route stretches over 75 miles from Thann to Ma…