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For a change of scene and pleasant pace of life, the totally European city of Strasbourg is perfect. It is the home of the European Parliament and the European Council, as well as other, smaller treasures.
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Strasbourg home to a number of influences that result in a strong, diverse architectural heritage. It is also a dynamic student city. There are plenty of activities on offer to entertain you and fill your days here. Whether you are on a work trip or a family holiday, you will find choices for all tastes and ages. The city centre is located on the Grande Île and is framed by two branches of the Ill, the river that flows serenely through the city.
Cultural activities in Strasbourg
For a change of scene during your stay in Strasbourg, go for a stroll in Petite France. This picturesque district of the city centre was once home to fishermen, tanners and millers, who made the most of the river's power. This area is a particularly pleasant place to visit thanks to its timber-framed houses from the 16th and 17th centuries. Add some contrast to your stay by heading to the imperial district, which, under Prussian influence, is home to imposing, structured architecture. Take some time out to admire Hammerzell House, named after its owner in the 19th century. It is a corbelled house with sumptuous decor. Make sure you visit the city's Notre Dame cathedral and admire the pink sandstone of its Gothic architecture. Alsace is the perfect location to try the local wine. Find out about the region's vineyards and wines at the Caves Historiques des Hospices de Strasbourg wine cellars.
Leisure activities in Strasbourg
Want to get out and about during your stay in Strasbourg? Here are some ideas to liven up your break and create unforgettable memories. Those with green fingers will love visiting the Université de Strasbourg's botanic garden. You can also see the city by renting a bike or going on a cruise on the Batorama to see the city from the river. The city also offers numerous walks, during which you can admire the buildings on unique routes. Young and old will love browsing the Christmas Market. There is no doubt that this market is one of the best and most festive in Europe, with its lights, decorations and the sweet scent of mulled wine in the air. If the weather is not in your favour, try one of the area's well-equipped, safe climbing centres for beginners and advanced climbers.