Strasbourg – A Perfect French and German Fusion

Strasbourg – A Perfect French and German Fusion, Strasbourg, France (B)

Snugged along the eastern France, close to the borders of Germany is the beautiful city of Strasbourg. It is a perfect blend of France and Germany by all means. Strasbourg has been the epicenter of French and German wars in the past. The city was seized every now and then by both the countries over centuries, finally becoming part of France after the world War II.

The off-shoot of war is the confluence of both French and German in culture, food, and architecture, for which it was given a UNESCO heritage site status. Beer and wine culture co-exist. Tradition of half-timbered medieval houses co-exist with french mansions along with soaring cathedrals and scenic canals. Strasbourg is not just the congruence of unique cross culture appeal. But it is international, multi-lingual and gastronomic delight, a cosmopolitan hub and home of many European institutions. It is a perfect place to wind up a laid back weekend here.

European climate makes it a perfect destination all year around. There are plethora of things to keep you busy in this pocket sized city. We have also put together our recommended attractions and places not to be missed while you are in Strasbourg. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Strasbourg – A Perfect French and German Fusion
Guide Location: France » Strasbourg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anuradha Srinath
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Strasbourg Cathedral
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Parliament
  • Palace of Europe
  • European Documentation Centre
  • Barrage Vauban
  • Les Ponts Couverts
  • Palais des Rohan
  • Au Poitron
  • Krut’Herbes
  • Le Madras
  • Petitle France
  • Place Kléber
  • Alsacian Museum
  • Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Strasboug Museum of Fine Arts
  • Historical Museum of Strasboug
  • Archeological Museum
  • Museum of Decorative Arts