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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.
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…
Built in 1427, the Kammerzell House is one of the most famous buildings in Strasbourg. If Alsace is famed for its gastronomy and its welcoming winstubs (taverns), the restaurant Kammerzell House, in the city centre, is the symbol…
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…