Welcome to Strasbourg! With this tour, you'll discover the old city of Strasbourg, which extends throughout the "Grande Ile," or "Big Island." Rich in art and history, the old town is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
During your walk, you'll admire beautiful buildings, you'll stroll along the very pleasant banks of Ill, and pass through lively medieval streets with their beautiful half-timbered houses. And, of course, you'll be guided towards the best restaurants and the famous "winstubs", the warm and friendly places of Alsatian gastronomy, and also nice boutiques where you can shop if you'd like.
Your tour will start at the square of the Cathedral, where you will admire old houses with rich decor combining religious and secular themes. You will admire the gorgeous Strasbourg Cathedral, which is an emblem of the entire Alsace region. This architectural wonder took 300 years to be built and now is the second most visited Cathedral in France after Notre Dame de Paris.
You will marvel at the facade of the Palais Rohan and contemplate the stone garlands and the statues on the pillars, which represent clemency and religion. Your tour will end at Place Broglie, where you'll be able to rest and enjoy the Strasbourg city hall built in Regency style and the Opera house, which is adorned with a colossal portico with Ionic columns and topped with six muses.
Enjoy your visit!