If you would like to spend a few days of pleasant holidays reserving a charming hotel in a beautiful French city, you will certainly find your happiness in Strasbourg.
The city of Strasbourg, in Alsace
In the department of Bas-Rhin, in the Greater East region, Strasbourg is the 7th largest city in France. Cultural capital of Alsace, it is also named 'parliamentary capital of Europe'. It hosts many institutions such as the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. Its cultural and historical heritage make it an attractive, dynamic city, full of sites to visit. Strasbourg is the European capital, and welcomes many visitors every year. Book a charming hotel in Strasbourg to spend a few days in this beautiful city and discover all its aspects. Strasbourg is a City of Art and History, and is also full of cultural sites. In order to take full advantage of this city and simplify your travels, you can choose a hotel in Strasbourg in the city centre. You can leave your car near the hotel and walk along the city streets. To eat, many breweries suggest you to discover the gastronomy of this city in the east of France. Taste Alsace wines, 'flammenkuche' or other local products and discover new flavours! Want to go shopping? Many shops in the city centre of Strasbourg will allow you to bring back nice souvenirs.
What to do in Strasbourg?
While walking in the city centre of Strasbourg, don't miss the cathedral Notre-Dame de Strasbourg. On the cultural side, Strasbourg offers a wide range of possibilities for outings: the National Rhine Opera House, and the National Theatre offer beautiful shows every evening. A renowned, attractive and lively place, the 'La Laiterie' music scene is a venue where many concerts take place every year.
If you want to find a charming little hotel in Strasbourg, look for it in La Petite France district, where many half-timbered houses testify to the city's architectural richness. This city centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the pride of all Strasburgers. The 26-hectare Parc de l'Orangerie will be the ideal place to rest before continuing your visits. Why not also visit the Château de Pourtalès, an imposing 18th century building, listed as a Historic Monument in 1984 or the Planetarium?
As far as museums are concerned, Strasbourg is not to be outdone with its new museum of modern and contemporary art, its Museum of Decorative Arts or its archaeological museum. Nearly 50,000 spectators visit the Palais de la Musique and the Palais des Congrès every year. As a family, book a hotel in Strasbourg in advance to visit the Christmas markets. Located at Place Broglie, this Christmas market is very popular during the end of year.