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Strasbourg Historical Center: Private Walking Tour

1. Strasbourg Historical Center: Private Walking Tour

If you decided to visit Strasbourg, only thing to say you is that you made a right choice and you won't regret! It's an amazing city with a beautiful sights you have ever seen! Kind people, fresh atmosphere,sunny squares, beautiful canals and amazing views! Strasbourg is situated close to the German border, therefore the population speaks both French and German. You can call this city an European one because here you can find the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and an European Ombudsman. This big, powerful city is also well-known for the Grand Island, which is the historic center of the city. It symbolizes the unity between Germany and France.   Start your 2-hour walking tour with the white district square, then continue to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. The city conserves many medieval churches like Église Saint-Thomas or Église Saint-Guillaume. You will also have time to appreciate the historic Place Broglie.

Strasbourg: Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

2. Strasbourg: Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

Walk through history on a guided walking tour of the Strasbourg Cathedral. Immerse yourself in this marvel of Gothic architecture – the oldest Gothic cathedral in Europe, no less – that is the symbol of the Alsace region in France. Explore the second most visited cathedral in France, after Notre-Dame in Paris, and see how Strasbourg Cathedral is an architectural work of art. It is widely known as one of the most beautiful monuments in Alsace. Let yourself be amazed by this masterpiece of Gothic architecture that overlooks the city of Strasbourg and broods over it with its benevolent gaze. Then, walk through its equally astonishing interior to see its sky-high and colorful rose window. Walk up to the platform of the cathedral's astronomical clock for panoramic views of Strasbourg at a height of 66 meters.

Strasbourg: Traditional Food Group Walking Tour

3. Strasbourg: Traditional Food Group Walking Tour

Be introduced to typical Alsatian food as well as Alsatian wine and beer with this foodie walking tour of Strasbourg. See the most central parts of the city and stop for food and a drink at 4 of your host's favorite eateries.  Try Croquette aux Munster or a selection of Charcuterie (cold meat) wine and beer Follow this with the gastronomical symbol of the region that is comprised of smoked ham hocks, sausages, and potatoes, and choucroute garnie. Try some Alsatian wine and beer, to understand why the region is famous for its numerous breweries and vineyards. Eat some Alsatian ginger bread, Pain d’épices”. Learn more about the food culture and the dishes you eat from your local guide.

Strasbourg: 2-Hour Gourmet Walking Tour

4. Strasbourg: 2-Hour Gourmet Walking Tour

Stroll the cosmopolitan streets of Strasbourg on the market days of Wednesday and Friday to experience the city's everyday vibe, and visit many of the historical landmarks as you taste the produce of the Alsace. Set off from the monumental Strasbourg Cathedral and make your way through the pedestrian districts of the historical city center. Arrive at a central food market to sample local cheese, traditional bread, cold meat, Alsatian brioche “kouglopf”, and delicious French wine. See major landmarks such as the striking stained glass windows of the Maison Kammerzell hotel and the bronze statue on Place Gutenberg of the man who introduced printing to Europe with his printing press. Explore the historic Petite France quarter at the western end of the Grande Île and much more.

Strasbourg: Guided Walking Tour

5. Strasbourg: Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town in Strasbourg with a knowledgeable guide. Learn fascinating things about the city, like its special relationship to the invention of modern printers. Find out about the connection between Strasbourg and Sherlock Holmes. Visit Petite France and find out how it got its name. Discover the cathedral and find out what made it so famous.

Strasbourg Christmas Market tour

6. 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 Walking Tour for Couples

7. Strasbourg Walking Tour for Couples

Experience an exclusive tour for all the romantics and couples of the world. Together with a professional local guide, visit the most romantic places in Strasbourg while learning local love stories and legends. Get an insider look at the best places to have a date in the city and where to take the loveliest photos. Prepare to be spellbound by the charming city atmosphere that’s all around. As you explore, hear about historic love stories hidden in the streets, buildings, and parks of the city, from heartbreaking and tragic to the hilarious and spicy. Learn about the connection between Quartier Des Tanneurs and UNESCO, the love story of Napoleon and Josephine, and more.

Christmas tour in Strasbourg

8. Christmas tour in Strasbourg

Experience the Christmas holiday spirit In Strasbourg, France, on a guided walking tour. With a local professional guide, visit the most beautifully decorated places and learn miraculous Christmas stories and legends. Explore one of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets with over 300 wooden chalets accompanied by fairy-like lights and holiday aromas. Enjoy time to shop and taste local Christmas products on this magical Christmas in Strasbourg. Prepare to be spellbound by the charming Christmas atmosphere, something you can only experience this time of year.

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What people are saying about Strasbourg

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 147 reviews

Loubna was a great guide and the various foods we tried were fantastic. Cheeses, saucisses, bretzels, plus a fabulous lunch and a dessert of tarte flambee. Terrific day. Thank you so much.

We tried all of the local foods and there was plenty of food. Bonus was we got to hit all the main areas of Strasbourg since it’s a walking tour.

Frank was a very knowledgeable guide with great stories about the history, development and culture of Strasbourg. Highly recommend this activity!

We really enjoyed the tour. What could be done better: define the meeting point more precisely.

Excellent; very knowledgeable and very accommodating