The capital of Alsace and the seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is worth a visit for the wealth of its cultural heritage and gastronomy that blends French and German characteristics. Thanks to the TGV high-speed train you can get to Strasbourg in just three hours. Explore its picturesque town center, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site and its centerpiece the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Strasbourg is great to visit anytime of the year but especially during the joyful Christmas season where the traditional markets selling crafts and all kind and local delicacies are held all over town.
Not to be Missed: Notre Dame Cathedral and its astronomical clock; the picturesque canal district of “La Petite France” lined with half-timbered houses; the covered bridges and the panoramic terrace of the Barrage Vauban; the Palais Rohan museum of Fine Art; The European Parliament; the inviting Orangerie Park; the breweries and winstubs, typical little Alsace restaurants where you can savor choucroute and drink good Alsatian beer and fine wines. Strasbourg makes a good base to explore the picturesque countryside dotted with pretty geranium filled villages, vineyards, Romanesque abbeys and perched castles. .
- 3 nights in 3 or 4 star city center hotel
- One dinner in a typical Winstub
- A guided visit of the historic center
- Round trip TGV train tickets
- Optional: Take a guided tour of the Alsatian vineyards or Colmar
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