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About Strasbourg

Perhaps best known for being the seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is located in the east of France, close to the border with Germany, meaning that it’s a city influenced by the cultures and flavours of both nations. The Rhine River flows along a significant portion of the border, making the city a natural port of call on a number of cruises which explore the river. Strasbourg has a wealth of history to its name and like many strategically-located European settlements, was an outpost during the days of the Roman Empire. Since then, Huns, Franks and the German Empire have all had possession of the city and a role in both world wars ensures that Strasbourg has a wealth of history and landmarks to discover.

Exploring Strasbourg

There’s certainly more than one Notre Dame Cathedral in the world and of course, though the world’s most famous one can’t be found in Strasbourg it is still one of the city’s most celebrated landmarks. This gothic wonder was once the tallest building in the world and even in today’s modern age, it’s an impressive sight to behold. There are some impressive works of stained glass to enjoy as well as the famous astronomical clock, which is always a tourist favourite. St Pierre le June is probably the city’s second most popular place of worship for visitors, boasting some truly impressive Frescos and a stunning altarpiece.

The best way to soak up the city’s atmosphere is by heading to La Petite France, which is the perfect example of why Strasbourg was the first city to have its centre designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cobbled streets and medieval buildings contribute to the unique atmosphere of this very special area, which is actually located on islands in the river, which creates a number of canal-like waterways which only add to the ambience. For a commanding view of La Petite France and indeed the rest of Strasbourg from above, head to Barrage Vauban, a historic tower monument on the river.

For a fascinating look at times gone by in the Alsace region, the Musee Alsacien takes visitors on an informative journey from the 1400s to the 1900s, showing how people lived and worked. If you’ve just visited Notre Dame, one attraction located conveniently close by is another museum, the Strasbourg Musee de L’Oeuvre, which houses a number of sculptures which originally started off life in the cathedral. There is also a wealth of artwork on display dating as far back as the Middle Ages and a visit to the museum complements a visit to the cathedral perfectly.

Those in search of a little greenery on their river cruise should head for the city’s beautiful Botanical Gardens for more organised flora or the Parc du Chateau de Pourtales for a more wild and natural stroll around the park.

Strasbourg tips

Strasbourg is a great place to try the local brew, as the Alsace region was the first one in France to produce beer. The city has quite a lot of breweries and if beer is a special interest for you, it’s good to know you can explore a number of these breweries for free. 

Strasbourg Itineraries

Riviera Travel
Dusseldorf

Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg

20 sailing dates July 2019 to October 2020
7 Nights From Dusseldorf, Germany to Cologne
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Scenic River Cruises
Strasbourg

Romantic Rhine & Moselle - Basel to Amsterdam

11 sailing dates June 2019 to October 2020
14 Nights From Basel, Switzerland, Switzerland to , Amsterdam, Holland

Includes HUGE savings plus enjoy FREE private door-to-door chauffeur transfers!

Scenic River Cruises logo FROM £3449pp
AmaWaterways
Rudesheim

Enchanting Rhine - Basel to Amsterdam

83 sailing dates June 2019 to December 2020
7 Nights From Basel, Switzerland, Switzerland to , Amsterdam, Holland

Book now for 2020 and receive FREE flights from selected UK airports - whilst availability lasts!

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Avalon Waterways
Mainz

Romantic Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel

75 sailing dates June 2019 to December 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Switzerland , Basel, Switzerland

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Tauck
Heidelberg

The Rhine and Moselle - Southbound

3 sailing dates July 2019 to September 2019
12 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Switzerland , Basel, Switzerland
Tauck logo FROM £5029pp
CroisiEurope
Rudesheim

Remich to Strasbourg

32 sailing dates June 2019 to October 2020
6 Nights From Remich , to Strasbourg, France
CroisiEurope logo FROM £959pp
CroisiEurope
Rudesheim

Holland And The Romantic Rhine Valley

1 sailing date May 2019
5 Nights From Amsterdam, to Strasbourg
CroisiEurope logo FROM £1229pp
Scenic River Cruises
Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Zurich

5 sailing dates April 2020 to September 2020
11 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Zurich

Includes HUGE savings plus enjoy FREE private door-to-door chauffeur transfers!

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Scenic River Cruises
Lucerne

Zurich to Amsterdam

2 sailing dates April 2020 to May 2020
18 Nights From Zurich, to Amsterdam, Holland
Scenic River Cruises logo FROM £4919pp
CroisiEurope
Amsterdam

The Romantic Rhine Valley And Holland

1 sailing date June 2019
5 Nights From Strasbourg, to Amsterdam
CroisiEurope logo FROM £1049pp
CroisiEurope
Strasbourg

Roundtrip Strasburg

1 sailing date June 2019
5 Nights From Strasbourg, to Strasbourg
CroisiEurope logo FROM £1179pp
CroisiEurope
Rudesheim

Roundtrip Strasburg

12 sailing dates July 2019 to October 2019
5 Nights From Strasbourg, France, to Strasbourg, France
CroisiEurope logo FROM £899pp
Viking Cruises
Speyer

Rhine & Moselle Discovery - Basel to Trier

11 sailing dates June 2019 to December 2019
7 Nights From Basel, Switzerland, Switzerland to , Trier
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Saga Group
Basel

Basel to Amsterdam

7 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
7 Nights From Basel, Switzerland, Switzerland to , Amsterdam, Holland
Saga Group logo FROM £1449pp
Saga Group
Breisach

Best of the Rhine

7 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
7 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Switzerland , Basel, Switzerland
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AmaWaterways
Cochem

Rhine & Moselle Delights

2 sailing dates August 2020 to October 2020
10 Nights From Basel, Switzerland, Switzerland to , Amsterdam, Holland

Book now for 2020 and receive FREE flights from selected UK airports - whilst availability lasts!

AmaWaterways logo FROM £3899pp
Viking Cruises
Bernkastel

Rhine & Moselle Discovery - Trier to Basel

8 sailing dates June 2019 to December 2019
7 Nights From Trier, to Switzerland , Basel, Switzerland
Viking Cruises logo FROM £1495pp
Saga Group
Mainz

Rhine Gorge Explorer

1 sailing date August 2019
7 Nights From Rudesheim, Germany to Cologne
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Avalon Waterways
Viviers

Rhine & Rhône Revealed - Amsterdam to Cote d'Azur

8 sailing dates June 2019 to October 2019
16 Nights From Amsterdam, Holland, to Toulon (for Cote D'Azur)
Avalon Waterways logo FROM £3799pp
CroisiEurope
Strasbourg

The Romantic Rhine Valley

17 sailing dates July 2019 to October 2020
4 Nights From Strasbourg, France, to Strasbourg, France
CroisiEurope logo FROM £629pp

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