Don’t Miss These Strasbourg Museums

Brandy container. Betchdorf 1862

  Strasbourg is just a 3-hr train ride from Paris, but it seems worlds away. This Alsatian city is a beautiful blend of French and German. And, that may be because it has lived under both flags at different times in its existence. Strasbourg is blessed with eleven great museums. Here is a glimpse of what Strasbourg's Museums have in store for you. Alsatian Museum The Alsatian ... Read Full Article

Remarkable Cathedrals of Northern France

Inside Strasbourg Cathedral

  The medieval cathedrals of northern France are marvels of craftsmanship, designed and created with incredible skill. Centuries later we still gaze at them in awe. Four that I find remarkable are in Strasbourg, Tours, Bourges and Laon. Strasbourg Cathedral The Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg, in Alsace, was the world’s tallest building until 1847. At 142 meters (466 feet) high, the ... Read Full Article

Springtime Festivals in Strasbourg

The eclectic city of Strasbourg comes alive in the spring, and this year is no exception. There are a plethora of unique musical and cultural festivals sure to please even the most selective European travelers. Printemps des Bretelles Festival (March) There is no better way to welcome spring in Europe than with the sweet strains of an accordion. Perhaps this is why accordionists from all over ... Read Full Article

A Saturday in Strasbourg, France

One of the most memorable Saturdays I have ever had was spent strolling around the international city of Strasbourg. Strasbourg is located in Alsace-Lorraine, a region on the Franco-German border. Though Alsace-Lorraine has fallen under both German and French jurisdiction throughout its history, it has been a part of France since 1945. Strasbourg, it’s principle city, is known throughout the world ... Read Full Article