Strasbourg is a remarkable city in northeastern France and one of the nine largest. The city serves as not only the capital of the Alsace region, but also the capital of Europe due to the number of European institutions based here. That coupled with a magnificently preserved city center has drawn travelers from around the world to come and experience Strasbourg. Strasbourg Airport
is the point of entry for both domestic and international travelers.
Sitting near the German border, this French city is ideal for exploration, culture, history, and simple relaxation. Strasbourg is the seat of the Council of Europe
, the European Parliament, and European Court of Human Rights as well as a few other institutions. There is a World Heritage Site which is the Grande Île
– the historic city center. It is here where such sights as the Cathédrale Notre Dame, L’Opera, and The Alsatian Museum can be found. Travelers visit Petite France for its photogenic streets and half-timbered townhouses, and the Modern Museum of Contemporary Art is noted for its design as well as its exhibits. There are a number of tours that can be taken to get a full taste of the city, including boat tours and those that focus on the different eras of the city’s history. Cultural events are no stranger here and include operas, ballets, and concerts.
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