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Why plan a holiday in Strasbourg?

Strasbourg welcomes visitors with the perfect blend of charm for an unforgettable romantic escape or a delightful family vacation. Discover city's rich tapestry of exceptional architecture spanning the ages, where every cobblestone tells a story. The romantic ambiance is further heightened by the tranquil islands criss-crossed by the branches of the Ill river, creating an idyllic setting. Culinary enthusiasts will revel in the unique and generous gastronomy that defines Strasbourg. Locals cherish the vibrant lifestyle, and you'll fall in love with the city during your VeryChic getaway, strategically positioned to unveil the treasures of this European capital. Delve into a 2-day exploration of Strasbourg's must-sees, complemented by our curated selection of hotels that promise an enchanting stay in this captivating destination.

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The unmissable places in Strasbourg

Situated in the heart of this beautiful region, Strasbourg is a city of timeless charm, beckoning visitors with its beauty in every season. Our experts have curated a list of must-see cultural gems that promise to make your visit truly unforgettable. 

  • At the pinnacle of this list is the majestic Strasbourg Cathedral, an awe-inspiring masterpiece that dominates the cityscape. Wander through the enchanting rue Mercière, framed by picturesque half-timbered houses, for the perfect vantage point. Step inside to discover the cathedral's Gothic splendour, adorned with magnificent stained glass windows and an intricate astronomical clock. Cap off your visit with a climb to the panoramic platform—332 steps leading to a breathtaking view of the city reward your efforts. 
  • Another highlight is the Grande Île de Strasbourg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site celebrated for its architectural marvels. Meander through the historic center, where the iconic cathedral and the picturesque Petite France district await. Don't miss the charming corners like Place des Tripiers, Place Kléber, and the renowned Place Gutenberg, each offering a glimpse into the city's vibrant past. Immerse yourself in Strasbourg's cultural tapestry, where every step is a journey through time and beauty.




Activities to do in Strasbourg: 

Start your Strasbourg adventure by immersing yourself in the iconic and touristy La Petite France district—a charming enclave surrounded by the whimsy of canals and enchanting half-timbered houses. As you traverse this picturesque neighbourhood, let its allure set the stage for an unforgettable holiday. Strasbourg, brimming with local activities, ensures that every moment is a discovery. From cultural gems to hidden gems, the city's myriad points of interest promise an immersive experience, making boredom an impossibility. Get ready to explore Strasbourg's lesser-known corners and unveil the secrets that await in this vibrant destination.

  • Explore a cultural odyssey in Strasbourg with a visit to the historic Palais Rohan, nestled just behind the cathedral. Once the regal abode of the city's princess, this architectural gem now houses a trio of museums: the fine arts museum, the archaeological museum, and the museum of decorative arts. For a truly enriching experience, the museum of decorative arts steals the spotlight, offering a captivating journey through the city's artistic heritage. Immerse yourself in the opulence of Strasbourg's past as you explore the carefully curated exhibits within. If you're considering just one museum to capture the essence of Strasbourg's cultural tapestry, the museum of decorative arts is an absolute must-visit, promising a blend of history, art, and sheer fascination.
  • Sail on a gastronomic adventure as you delve into the delectable culinary tapestry of the region. Have you ever savoured the exquisite flavours of a traditional tarte flambute? Ensure you don't miss our curated list of top-notch dining establishments, offering not only the chance to indulge in the richness of sauerkraut but also to relish the irresistible flammekueche. For a truly fantastic feast, you have two enticing options that beckon with culinary delight. Let your taste buds be your guide, leading you to an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of the region's gastronomic treasures.
  • Indulge in a dual delight of savouring excellent cuisine during your stay in Strasbourg. The first step to an exceptional experience is ensuring you have a clear idea of your culinary desires. For an unparalleled taste adventure, head straight to the birthplace of the flamed pie—Kochersberg. A mere 15/20-minute drive from the city centre transports you to this gastronomic haven, where the finest flammekueche awaits amidst a charmingly traditional atmosphere. Among the array of Strasbourg's dining options, Oie Gourmande in Willgotheim stands out as a top recommendation. Elevate your dining experience, merging the best of local flavors with a cozy ambiance for a truly memorable meal.
  • For those seeking a stay in the heart of the city, the perfect solution for a truly delectable pie experience lies at Binchstub. Nestled in the city centre, Binchstub offers pies of unparalleled excellence, ensuring a culinary journey that lives up to the name. Prepare to be enchanted not only by the mouthwatering flavours but also by the warm and friendly atmosphere that permeates the establishment. Immerse yourself in the joy of exceptional dining right in the bustling city centre at Binchstub, where every bite is a testament to their commitment to culinary excellence and hospitality.


Visit the most beautiful Christmas markets in Strasbourg

Partake in the magic of Strasbourg during the enchanting Christmas season, drawing travellers from far and wide to the capital of Christmas itself. The festive air transforms the city into a winter wonderland, especially when exploring the renowned Christmas markets. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at iconic locations like the Cathedral market on Place de la Cathédrale, the historic Christkindelsmärik, the St. Martin's Cathedral market on Place de Broglie, and the dazzling Place Kléber adorned with a majestic 30-meter fir tree. Strasbourg's Christmas markets, each with its unique charm, promise an unforgettable yuletide experience, making it the perfect destination for those seeking the true magic of the season.


Weekend in Strasbourg: where to sleep?




Many private sales of hotels in Strasbourg are available on our website for you to enjoy the best hotels in the city:

  • For holidays in a chic and cosy hotel in the heart of Strasbourg, opt for Sofitel Strasbourg.
  • If you want to stay in a design hotel with a unique concept, we recommend staying at OKKO Hotels Strasbourg, in the heart of the Alsatian capital.