The best Strasbourg itineraries



"Strasbourg is Europe off the beaten path for Americans in winter."travelingmom.com
"Strasbourg is also known for its Christmas Markets - so the first few weeks in December would also be a good time to visit."arzotravels.com
"Strasbourg is situated in France; Colmar is in Germany."thetravelbite.com
"Strasbourg is a place I'd really like to visit, especially at Christmastime."travelwithmk.com
"Strasbourg: The Capital of Christmas by In Between Pictures."ckanani.com
"Strasbourg is encircled by two arms of the Ill River, a tributary of the Rhine, connected by 21 bridges and footbridges."moretimetotravel.com

Northeast France

Strasbourgs location

Strasbourg at a glance

Christmas Market



3-4 nights


Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Strasbourg


Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport (FKB)

Strasbourg Airport (SXB)

About Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region of France (France in detail). It is located in France's border and close to countries such as Germany, Italy (plan Italy itineraries) and Spain (see itineraries). It has a population of approximately 650,000. In 19th century Strasbourg was a part of Germany, but reverted to France in 1918. The climate of Strasbourg is generally dry, warm in summers with temperature 19 degrees Celsius and In January the average temperature is 1 degree Celsius. The suitable time to visit Strasbourg is during the summer.

Things to do

Boat trip through Little Venice: When visiting Colmar, Little Venice must be visited. The charming buildings along the canal are o

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Nestled along the border with Germany, the Alsace is one of France’s most unique regions. When I was planning a European rail trip

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Nestled along the border with Germany, the Alsace is one of France’s most unique regions. Strasbourg’s old town is an island – the


Canals and cathedrals: Things to do in Strasbourg, France

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Eat & drink

The melding of French and German cultures that has so influenced the architecture and history of Strasbourg has resulted in a uniq


Best Restaurants in Strasbourg & Alsace

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What I loved about Strasbourg food is not only was it delicious, but there are lots of new dishes to discover. I’ll be honest, I h

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Food in Alsace is a unique mixture of French and German influences. You’ll find lots of meat and potatoes alongside great wines, l

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Worth to visit

I think one of the best ways to sum up Alsace is with some words from the opening section in the Lonely Planet France guide ...

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. is a budget hotel about 10 minutes walk from the main train station in Strasbourg. The hotel is next to the rail tracks so if y

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If you have more time for your Alsace trip, then this might be interesting for you. ...

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Who doesn’t love those story-book European houses? Strasbourg’s colourful timbered houses give me some definite dream home inspiration ...

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Because it sits near the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg is the ideal place to stop at as you journey between the two Eur


The Perfect 1-Day Strasbourg Itinerary

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Check out the European Parliament, Council of Europe, and the European Court of Human Rights buildings. They’re about a 30-minute

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There are also lot’s of museums in Strasbourg, including Musee Alsacien, Musee Historique de Strasbourg and the Strasbourg Museum

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If you’re also planning a trip and don’t know where to stay in Strasbourg – this hotel is your place to be! It was already late in


Where to Stay in Strasbourg – Boutique Hôtel des XV

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Strasbourg is located in France in a region known as Alsace which is bordered by both Switzerland and Germany. It is in fact so cl

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You’ll want to stay as central as possible so you can walk to all the markets. Choose Régent Petite France & Spa to be close to ev

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