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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…
Right in the centre of the city, Strasbourg’s Notre Dame Cathedral’s 142 metres tower above the city skyline. For over 200 years the cathedral was the tallest building in the world, and is still the sixth, as well as one of the mo…
What if you left Strasbourg for a day in Metz?
Visit Metz from Strasbourg! You might find the idea surprising as Alsace and neighbouring Lorraine are keen rivals. That said, the two are in the same region and Metz is just an hour and a half from Strasbourg.Metz Pompidou Centre…