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About Strasbourg

Alsace was elected most welcoming region in France in 2021 & 2022 on the occasion of “The Traveller Review Award” organised by booking.

Strasbourg is:

  • The 1st entry in the ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the world (Lonely Planet)
  • The 6th most popular destination for international tourists

Strasbourg has an extraordinary architectural heritage:

  • Magnificent Cathedral
  • Half-timbered houses
  • Medieval streets
  • Imperial Palaces…

The historic city centre, the “Strasbourg Grande Ile”, was classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1988: the first time such an honour was granted to an entire city quarter in France.

Strasbourg is the seat of many institutions of the European Union and of the wider Europe:

  • European Parliament,
  • Council of Europe,
  • European Court of Human Rights,
  • Pharmacopée Européenne,
  • Eurocorps…

Gastronomy in Strasbourg:

Alsace has 35 Michelin-starred restaurants in 2023, including 9 in Strasbourg:

  1. Au Crocodile
  2. Buerehiesel
  3. Umami
  4. Le 1741
  5. Le Jardin Secret
  6. Les Funambules
  7. Les Plaisirs Gourmands
  8. Relais de la Poste
  9. de:ja
  • Culinary specialties are: choucroute, tarte flambée, kougelhopf, munster, baeckeoffe, foie gras, bretzels…