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Strasbourg City Center Guided Bike Tour with a Local

1. Strasbourg City Center Guided Bike Tour with a Local

Meet your cycling guide and your 2.5-hour program will begin with a short introduction to the city of Strasbourg. The ride takes you on a circuit through the imperial German district, the Neustadt and then on to see the European Institutions. Ride back through the Old Town, Petite France and see the covered bridges and the Vauban Dam. Cross the Pont du Corbeau and pass Gutenberg Place. You’ll soon arrive in front of the Notre Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral, one of the highlights of the tour. See the Opera house on Place Broglie. Cycle along the small streets around the Cathedral and discover some hidden spots close to Place Saint Etienne. Passing through the Neustadt, arrive in the heart of the European district, where you’ll see the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Court for Human Rights. Enjoy a breath of fresh air in the Parc de l'Orangerie. On the way back to Place d'Austerlitz , cycle along a section of the city’s 14th-century wall. Please note that during Christmas time this tour is not available. Please take a look at this Christmas market bike tour as an alternative: https://www.getyourguide.com/strasbourg-l293/strasbourg-christmas-market-bike-tour-t123971/

Strasbourg: Euro Guided Tour by Segway

2. Strasbourg: Euro Guided Tour by Segway

Get a fabulous introduction to the part-time seat of the European Parliament on a 2-hour Segway tour of Strasbourg, and marvel at monuments from different eras in the city's history, including the European Union institutions of the Quartier Européen. Collect your Segway and helmet and head off through diverse neighborhoods, including the old quarter and city center. Glide over to "La Petite France" at the western end of the Grande Île. Here, you will find the historic heart of the city, where tanners, millers and fishermen lived in the Middle Ages. Hear fascinating stories about Strasbourg as you navigate your 2-wheel mode of transport while looking at many different architectural styles in the German district of Neustadt. Learn about the administrative buildings of the Quartier Européen, where institutions include the European Court of Human Rights building by Richard Rogers.

Strasbourg: 1-Day Bike Rental

3. Strasbourg: 1-Day Bike Rental

Discover Strasbourg's history and it's famous monuments such as the Cathédrale, la Petite France and the European quarter.    Ride pleasantly and comfortably, taking in the cities sights on a trendy, modern bike. Cover more ground and enjoy Strasbourg without the pain of walking. Receive a helmet, bike lock and city map for your days adventure, so you can stop as many times as you want to explore.

Strasbourg Christmas Market tour

4. Strasbourg Christmas Market tour

Created in 1570, Strasbourg’s Christkindelsmärik, or Market of the Infant Jesus, is the oldest Christmas market in Europe. Each November the city becomes the Capital of Christmas. Two million visitors come to visit the market, enjoy the famous flashing lights of the Christmas tree in Place Kléber and discover Alsatian culture. On this 1 hour and 30 minute tour, taste culinary specialties such as hot wine, pretzels and kugelhopf. Get in some holiday shopping with typical souvenirs such as religious statues, handmade toys, tablecloths, napkins, Christmas tree ornaments and jewelry. Visit this magical city, a blend of German and French culture, and experience an unforgettable Christmas.

Strasbourg: Full-Day Guided Tour of Alsace

5. Strasbourg: Full-Day Guided Tour of Alsace

Enjoy an immersive experience in the Alsace region in Strasbourg. Learn about the culture, history, and gastronomy of Alsace and Strasbourg from a local guide during this full-day tour. Spend the first 2.5 hours of your tour discovering Strasbourg. Wander through the historic center and learn the history of the 19th-century German district. Finish the tour of the town with the modern buildings and European institutions of today. Break for lunch in an authentic Alsace bistrot and enjoy local wine and a plat du jour or tarte flambée (similar to pizza). Follow your guide on a ride through the countryside. Visit a small organic winery and wander along the vineyards while learning about the local grapes. Taste Crémant d’Alsace (the local version of Champagne) as well as some of Alsace's numerous wine varieties.

Strasbourg: Private City Sightseeing Boat Tour

6. Strasbourg: Private City Sightseeing Boat Tour

Discover the charm of Strasbourg on a private cruise on the III river. Choose a 1 hour tour to see the main monuments or become more intimate with the city on a 2 hour tour. Sail on the waters of the Ill river to discover or rediscover the city and its historical monuments in a different way. Hop aboard the spacious ship the 'Saint Gothard' at the old Finkwiller quay and begin your sailing adventure through the heart of the city. Pass by European Institutions and take in the unique bright green rooftops of the Russian Orthodox 'All Saints Church.'  Feel the thrill of crossing the locks and the Vauban dam. Glide into the old town of Petite France to take in the classic architecture. Ride by cobblestone roads and 16th-century buildings. Return to your starting point at the end of your cruise.

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What people are saying about Petite France, Strasbourg

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 521 reviews

Exploring the city by bike is the best way to discover a city like Strasbourg. Rolling in the old historic center to the foot of the cathedral and then following the quays to reach the Neustadt or the European district, all in the company of a friendly guide who knows his city inside out, it's happiness to bring together the joys of discovery and ecology.

El mejor tour en bicicleta que he hecho! Josh, el guía, es muy profesional y muy simpático. Te lleva por los lugares más emblemáticos de la ciudad, tanto vieja como nueva. Muy recomendable.

Jean was a great bike guide! I absolutely recommend this activity to get to know Strasbourg in depth.

A very pleasant welcome Material at the top Despite the rain we took advantage of it

Very well organized and been a nice informative tour in nice weather.