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.
The Hospices de Beaune museum is famous throughout the world for its annual charity wine auction. It promotes the history and wines of Burgundy.
Christmas… festivities celebrating the birth of Jesus are deeply rooted in the European capital that is Strasbourg. Have you decided to spend a few days there during the winter holidays?
It’s impossible to visit Strasbourg without visiting Notre Dame de Strasbourg. This Gothic masterpiece is inseparable from the European capital.
To the north of Strasbourg, beyond the forest of Fuchs-am-Buckel, lies the delightful village of La Wantzenau, known for its quality of life, its chefs and its restaurants.
The Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg is an “unmissable” feature of any stay in Alsace.
Alsatian foie gras and Jams are the dishes which always go hand in hand with special occasions in Alsace. […]
Visiting Strasbourg usually involves a visit of its cathedral and La Petite France, but once you’ve seen these, you’ll love […]