Capital of the Alsace region and an attractive and historic city. The old town, a warren of streets lined with timber houses, stands on an island in the river, its skyline dominated by the Gothic Cathedral. The city has many bars, cafés and restaurants, with the liveliest area around the Place Kleber – the perfect place to sit and sip a cool glass of Alsace beer.
There is a useful City Pass from this link http://www.otstrasbourg.fr/en/
As well as the hotels featured on this page, French Travel Service's network of contacts now allow us to book other hotels in Strasbourg, including the Four Star Cours du Corbeau, Regent Contades and Sofitel, Three Star Monopole Metropole and 2 Star 21eme Hotel. Please ask for details and prices.
Travel is by Eurostar to Paris and a short walk between stations and onward TGV service but from 3rd April 2016 there will be 3 services a day between Lille and Strasbourg. From 3rd July 2016 the journey time between Paris and Strasbourg will be a 1 hour 46 mins, a 30 minute saving.
Excursions from Strasbourg
Mont Sainte Odile - Obernai
Morning: Drive through Rosheim, Boersch and Ottrott, picturesque villages along the Wine Route. Stopover at Mont Sainte Odile to visit the convent with its panoramic view of the plain of Alsace. Descend to Obernai for a stroll around the town renowned for its splendid architectural heritage.
Haut-Koenigsbourg Riquewihr - Wine tasting
Afternoon: Visit of the famed Castle of Haut Koenigsbourg. Journey along the Wine Route to Riquewihr, the "Pearl of the Vineyard". To end the trip, a Grands Crus wine tasting in a typical cellar in the heart of the village.
Departures daily (except Mondays) from April to December 2012.
Morning Excursion departs Strasbourg at 09.15 and returns at 12.30. Cost £44
Afternoon Excursion departs Strasbourg 13.30 and returns at 18.30. Cost: £66
All Day Excursion departs Strasbourg at 0915 and returns at 18.30. Cost: £105
Departure: Tourist Office (Place de la Cathédrale) or your Hotel.