Strasbourg

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This city in France’s Alsace region offers world-famous wines, fine architecture, beautiful parks and a thriving culinary scene.

The French city of Strasbourg offers historical architecture, a culinary scene that is amongst the best in the region and world-famous wines.

Modern Strasbourg is characterized by its medieval center, museums and award-winning restaurants. Getting around is easy as Strasbourg’s streets are flat and perfect for walking. Alternatively, rent a bike and follow the city’s cycling trails, which form the largest network in France.

The Grande Île (Large Island) is Strasbourg’s historic core and is encircled by the River Ill. In 1998, it became the first city center to receive World Heritage status. A series of bridges cross the River Ill, and connect Grande Ile to the rest of the city. On Grande Île you’ll find major city attractions, including the Gothic Cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Strasbourg (Strasbourg Cathedral) and Kammerzell House, one of the city’s most famous buildings. Don’t miss out on the Petite France district. This area is known for the half-timbered homes that line its water-level streets. Nearby, at Vauban Dam you can enjoy views of Strasbourg and its waterways. Spend an afternoon enjoying the gardens of Parc de l’Orangerie or Parc de la Citadelle.

Place Kléber, a large square in the middle of Stasbourg’s commercial center, is ideal for people-watching and admiring centuries-old buildings. Strasbourg was founded by the Romans in 12 B.C. The city passed between French and German hands during the 19th and 20th centuries before being liberated by General Leclerc in 1944.

Learn about the culture of the Alsace region at the Alsatian Museum. Find work by Monet and Picasso at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Younger visitors will enjoy the hands-on exhibits at Le Vaisseau science and technology museum. Entrance to all Strasbourg’s museums is free on the first Sunday of each month.

Strasbourg’s culinary scene draws from the best of French and German cuisine. Choose from one of the many restaurants serving traditional cuisine and enjoy specialities such as choucroute garnie (dressed sauerkraut) or baeckeoffe (marinated meats cooked with vegetables for at least three hours) with a glass of local wine.

Where to stay in Strasbourg

Best Western Plus Monopole Metropole
Best Western Plus Monopole Metropole
4 out of 5
16 Rue Kuhn, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin
Fully refundable
The price is Rs5,884 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
This family-friendly Strasbourg hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Train Station Square and Place Kléber. Strasbourg Cathedral ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (929 reviews)
"The motel was amazing, the rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was very good."

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2021

Best Western Plus Monopole Metropole
BOMA easy living hotel
BOMA easy living hotel
4 out of 5
7 Rue du 22 Novembre, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs8,083 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Located in Historic Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Saint Peter's Church, Train Station Square and Strasbourg Cathedral. Place Kléber and ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (506 reviews)
Excellent location, but the parking is a pain.
"The hotel is in a lovely location in in the city center, just minutes from the cathedral. The hotel is very modern, upbeat and the decor is super cool. The breakfast buffet was well appointed on the first day, with lots of options. The second day it wasn’t great. The staff made no attempt to refresh ..."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

BOMA easy living hotel
Hotel Cathedrale
Hotel Cathedrale
4 out of 5
12-13 Place de la Cathedrale, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,891 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Located in Historic Center, this hotel is steps away from Kammerzell House and Strasbourg Cathedral. Place Kléber and Train Station Square are also within 2 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (929 reviews)
"Staff was very friendly and accommodating! The location was perfect."

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2021

Hotel Cathedrale
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
City Residence Strasbourg Centre
City Residence Strasbourg Centre
1 Rue des Magasins, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin
The price is Rs4,085 per night from 1 Jan to 1 Jan
Located in Poincaré, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Stimultania and Train Station Square. Place Kléber and Strasbourg Cathedral are also within ...
3.7/5 Good! (870 reviews)
"around 10 minutes walk to the central station, room was quite spacious, with kitchen and all the things you will need. Wifi was easy to connect. Staff was nice."

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

City Residence Strasbourg Centre
Citadines Kléber Strasbourg
Citadines Kléber Strasbourg
3 out of 5
50-54 Rue Du Jeu Des Enfants, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin
The price is Rs5,187 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Located in Historic Center, this residence is within a 10-minute walk of Place Kléber, Train Station Square and Strasbourg Cathedral. European Parliament and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (627 reviews)
Short break for Wife and I
"The Apartment block is in a great location for shops, restaurants, trams and more. We had the 2 bed apartment and it is so spacious containing everything you need. One down side of this room is that the Wifi would not work and despite repeated efforts by staff and their Service maintainer, it did ..."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2021

Citadines Kléber Strasbourg
NEMEA Appart Hotel - Résidence Elypséo
NEMEA Appart Hotel - Résidence Elypséo
3 out of 5
45 Avenue du Rhin, Strasbourg
The price is Rs8,093 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Located in Neudorf Est, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Alsatian Museum, L'Oeuvre Notre Dame Museum and Rohan Palace. Strasbourg Cathedral and ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (233 reviews)
"Perfect for what we needed with a kitchenette and fridge. Would stay again"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

NEMEA Appart Hotel - Résidence Elypséo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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