Travel in Strasbourg
Strasbourg (German: Straßburg,
is the capital of the Grand-Est region
of France and
is most widely known for hosting a number of important European
institutions. It is also famous for its beautiful historical centre -
the Grande Île - which was the first city centre to be classified
entirely as a World
Heritage Site by
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If you have 2 days in Strasbourg:
Day 1 – Begin your adventures in Strasbourg with a walk around the
historic city center. Walk around the picturesque Petite France, cross
the Ponts Couverts, then head to the Krutenau district. You can spend
some time in the Musée alsacien, Palais Rohan, and the Cathedral of Our
Lady of Strasbourg to learn more about the region’s history and
traditions. Unwind at Place Kleber with a glass of wine and a hearty
Day 2 – Visit the city’s green spaces – the Jardin des Deux Rives and
Parc l’Orangerie are perfect for a relaxing day. If you want to see more
and get farther, rent a bike or join a bike tour. It’s a great way to
enjoy the surrounding countryside and explore two countries in one day.
Top tips for travel to Strasbourg
Languages spoken: French, German, English
Money: Euro (1 EUR ~ 1.10
USD) – You can pay at most shops, train stations, and hotels using a
credit or debit card, but make sure to have cash with you. Some
restaurants and establishments will only take cash.
If you have a borderless card like TransferWise or Revolut,
you can withdraw from the French banks’ ATMs for free. Convert your
currency to EUR on your app first, then withdraw easily and hassle-free.
Accommodations – A stay for two in a luxurious hotel
in the historic center (like Cour
can cost from EUR 240/night. A charming boutique hotel in a central
location (like BOMA)
costs around EUR 120/night. You can also find budget apartment
rentals (like Studio
Proche Gare Et Petite France) and stay for
only EUR 70/night.
Food – You can spend EUR 40 upwards for a nice dinner
Transportation – Strasbourg is extremely walkable. A
single bus or tram ride within the city costs EUR 1.80, bike
for EUR 20/day, and rental
from EUR 80/day.
service charge is usually added to the final bill and tipping is not
expected, but a 10-15% tip for excellent service is appreciated.
Weather and best times
to go: Strasbourg is absolutely beautiful during the summer
months (July, August) with flowers in full bloom and the perfect weather
for walking and biking around the city. Autumn (October, November) is
also a lovely time to visit, especially if you’re planning to continue
your adventures around Alsace. You can enjoy the beautiful fall colors,
milder weather, and wine festivals and tastings throughout the
countryside. During the Christmas season (December), Strasbourg dresses
up as the “Capitale de Noël” with festive Christmas markets spread
throughout the city.
Staying connected: You
a pocket Wi-Fi device delivered to your hotel in France or anywhere
in the EU.
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