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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.
Petite France Quarter
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988, the attractive Petite France quarter is on Strasbourg’s Grand Île, between two branches of the river, and divided by many canals and bridges into a succession of islands. Historicall…
Notre Dame de Strasbourg, the most beautiful cathedral
Strasbourg’s residents will tell you that all roads lead to Strasbourg Cathedral. Whether that’s a joke or the truth, no visit to the European capital is complete without a trip to see Notre Dame. Walking along a street, all of a…
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…