Strasbourg has been doing a mean balancing act down the centuries in true Alsatian style: blending French and German influences within its medieval walls. The pretty little town on the Alsatian border between two towering European cultures often looks like something out of a fairytale book because of its quaint architecture. A striking Gothic cathedral, winding alleyways, cozy old taverns (or winstubs), cobbled streets and ancient timber-framed houses looking out to the Rhine River in the distance complete the picture. Strasbourg outshines itself each year with its fabulous Christmas markets. The tantalizing aroma of spiced wine and freshly baked gingerbread in the air and glittering rows of stalls piled high with Christmas goodies – the spirit of giving and sharing, fun feasting and good cheer permeates the air!
Heritage & Culture
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Adonis Hôtel Strasbourg, about half an hour’s drive from the airport, is located in the heart of town. Walk through an old fashioned red brick exterior set with stone columns, vaulted nooks and statues.
Chateau d'Isenbourg is conveniently located in the old town of Rouffach on the Alsatian wine trail, about one hour south of Strasbourg. Tucked into lush vineyards, this restored chateau offers you an indulgent stay in peaceful environs.