Strasbourg Things to Do

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  • 1. Notre-Dame Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Like many cathedrals and places with high towers, you can climb to the top for some exercise and a magnificent view. Strasbourg’s cathedral also has a tower climb, except that it doesn’t take you to...

  • 2. La Petite France

    Located on the southwest side of the island that makes up the city center of Strasbourg, the Petite France area is one of the most beautiful in the city. We were there on a clear summer day and the...

  • 3. Boat Trip on the Rhine River

    For tourists who are short of time to see Strasbourg I would recommend a river cruise. Strasbourg is a very old town and has developed over the centuries by the waterway. A cruise is a good way of...

  • 4. Les Ponts Couverts

    A ponte couvert is simply a covered bridge. While in Strasbourg, the part of Petite France near the Vauban Barrage is called Les Ponts Couverts, there is no covered bridge there. In the middle ages,...

  • 5. Place Gutenberg

    4 out of 5 stars

    "What the world is today, good and bad, it owes to Gutenberg. Everything can be traced to this source, but we are bound to bring him homage, ... for the bad that his colossal invention has brought...

  • 6. Barrage Vauban

    From the middle ages to the 17th century, a fortified covered bridges device ensured the urban defense of the vulnerable coast where the Ill is divided into four channels. The progress of the...

  • 7. The European Parliament

    4 out of 5 stars

    Strasbourg is the official seat of the European Parliament, which it shares with Brussels. However, it is in Strasbourg that the votes occur during the 12 plenary sessions each year (committee...

  • 8. Palais des Rohan- Museums

    Our Strasbourg Pass included one museum admission and I selected Palais Rohan, I didn't realize that it was actually three separate museums-the Musee des Arts decoratifs (decorative arts), Musee des...

  • 9. Église Saint Pierre le Vieux

    This was another Church that I came across where I could visit the inside. First I had to walk past the several beggars that were sitting outside the Church entrance. Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux Church is...

  • 10. Church of Saint Paul

    They picked the perfect spot for a church. As the waters of the river Ill diverge once more in its path through Strasbourg, the church of St. Paul's sits contentedly in the diamond of land called...

  • 11. Pont Saint Martin

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Point Saint Martin is second most famous bridge in Petite France. From the bridge is great view of canal and half timbered houses. Under the bridge is great restaurant with gallery which was washing...

  • 12. The Council of Europe

    The Council of Europe has 46 member states, and its purpose is to promote democracy, human rights and European integration. One small part of their work (the only part I know much about, actually,...

  • 13. Musee de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame

    Visit the Musee de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame. This museum dedicated to art of the Strasbourg and upper Rhine region is set in a magnificent group of ancient buildings, the oldest being from the 14th...

  • 14. The Modern Art Museum

    The Modern Art museum is a large glass building I came across on my walk. The Museum sits beside the River Ill, in Strasbourg’s historical neighborhood. As I am not a lover of modern art, I didn't go...

  • 15. National Theater (TNS)

    The National Theater of Strasbourg is also the home of the TNS Drama School. The one play I could have seen here was sold out by the time I arrived. My own...

  • 16. Parc de la Citadelle

    In the 1600s, the engineer/architect Vauban designed a fortress near the Rhine to protect the city. Today you can visit the remains of this fortress in the Parc...

  • 17. Modern art along Avenue de Gaulle

    During our early morning walk around Strasbourg, we were heading over to the Parc de la Citadelle and walked along Avenue du De Gaulle. This was easy enough to...

  • 18. Walking along the canals

    We walked a lot in Strasbourg (by choice) and, at one point, instead of walking along the streets, we took the steps down to the canal level where there are...

  • 19. Egyptian house

    The travel guides and maps highlight this house with Egyptian decorations on the exterior as a site worth visiting. It is actually someone’s home on a city...

  • 20. War memorial at Place de la République

    The war memorial of a mother with her two sons in the center of the Place de la République is a reminder of the plight of so many families in the Alsace region...

  • 21. Statues of Strasbourg

    As you walk around Strasbourg, keep your eyes open for unique and sometimes rather funny statues. They seem to be very random, although most were not in the...

  • 22. L’Eglise St-Thomas - St Thomas Church

    The St. Thomas Church is Strasbourg’s second largest church, just behind the cathedral. It is a Protestant church and has been since 1549, which is significant...

  • 23. Maison Kammerzell

    Situated in Place de la Cathedrale, just to the right of the cathedral, is the former home of wealthy merchants through the centuries, the Maison Kammerzell....

  • 24. The opera house on Place Broglie

    This is an old theater, the Théâtre Municipal, first built in 1821. It was destroyed by bombs in 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War, but was reconstructed two...

  • 25. Galeries La Fayette - Upmarket Shopping

    We always visit their store in Paris and my wife wanted to visit the Strasbourg store. Merchandise is high quality as expected but the store decoration did not...

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