Strasbourg

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Exceptional architecture, European institutions and a rich culture and history make Strasbourg a must-visit destination.

Strasbourg is a typical Alsatian city on the left bank of the Rhine. You’ll be enchanted by its historic centre, a UNESCO world heritage site, on the "Grande île", which is home to beautiful architecture. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg, the four churches and the Palais Rohan, the former prince-bishops' residence, form a unique area that represents the various functions of the Mediaeval city, as well as Strasbourg's development between the 15th century and the 18th century.

For an international perspective visit the European Parliament or the Council of Europe. Certain groups, such as lawyers and law students, are afforded the privilege of visiting the European Court of Human Rights. However, check the relevant institution's website beforehand, as booking is compulsory for some visits.

Next, explore the city's renowned cultural establishments and catch a play in one of the four rooms of the National Theatre or an opera at the Opéra de Strasbourg, the home of the Opéra national du Rhin. The National and University Library, a stunning building housing rare collections, offers free access and guided tours.

In December, the city takes on a fairy-tale appearance with its illuminations and over 300 chalets of its famous Christmas market. Get into the festive spirit with this authentic and welcoming traditional market, which is one of the oldest and largest in Europe.

Strasbourg has excellent public transport, with efficient tram and bus services. The city also has around 350 miles of cycle lanes and offers a bicycle rental service, Vélhop.

Strasbourg is a city with lots to offer, attracting visitors all year round.

Where to stay in Strasbourg

Hotel Arok
Hotel Arok
3 out of 5
7- 8 Place de la gare, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, 67000
The price is £67 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (651 reviews)
"It was very clean, modern decor, staff was very friendly and the TV carried 5 English speaking stations."

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2022

Hotel Arok
Hotel Tandem - Boutique Hotel
Hotel Tandem - Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
2, place de la gare, Strasbourg, 67000
The price is £94 per night from 10 Jul to 11 Jul
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Train Station Square and ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (159 reviews)
"Great staff! Rooms were amazing. Location was excellent."

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2022

Hotel Tandem - Boutique Hotel
Sofitel Strasbourg Grande Ile
Sofitel Strasbourg Grande Ile
5 out of 5
4 Place Saint Pierre Le Jeune, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, 67000
The price is £157 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (645 reviews)
Christmas market trip
"Great location brilliant property, food, drinks and staff. Police security was very strict when driving in so make sure if your going for the Christmas markets that you have the right paperwork from the hotel. The hotel worked hard to get this right and the police, although strict where very ..."

Reviewed on 20 Dec 2021

Sofitel Strasbourg Grande Ile
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Appart'City Strasbourg Centre
Appart'City Strasbourg Centre
3 out of 5
11 Rue De Molsheim, Strasbourg, 67000
The price is £62 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the family amenities and the ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,347 reviews)
Great value and location.
"Lovely building in good location about 10 minutes to the old town. Well equipped little kitchen with everything we needed for an overnight stay, and a comfortable room with decent size bathroom and good shower. The only real negatives were that being on the front of the building, there is street ..."

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2021

Appart'City Strasbourg Centre
City Residence Strasbourg Centre
City Residence Strasbourg Centre
1 Rue des Magasins, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, 67000
The price is £63 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
3.7/5 Good! (887 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
Lagrange Apart'HOTEL Strasbourg Wilson
Lagrange Apart'HOTEL Strasbourg Wilson
4 out of 5
5C Boulevard du Président Wilson, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, 67000
The price is £73 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Strasbourg. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a sauna. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,396 reviews)
Okay stay
"Not the best location. Subpar for a 4* hotel"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2021

Lagrange Apart'HOTEL Strasbourg Wilson
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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