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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…
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…
The Hospices Civils, a wine cellar in the heart of Strasbourg
Naturally, a stay in Alsace is unimaginable without following the Alsace Wine Road. Did you know that it begins to the north of Strasbourg, that it extends as far as the Couronne d’Or before winding its way between Bas-Rhin and Ha…