This stunning city nestled right at the France-Germany border is famous for it’s winter Christmas markets but truly a year-round gem! What makes it so special is the fusion of French and German culture. Mingle with locals and take note of their dialect, an intertwining version of both countries’ languages. While you’re there, don’t pass up making a stop to the stunning Cathedral of Our Lady.
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Le quartier de la Petite France: located within the city, it's a place where people come to rest, chill and have a relaxing time in the park and by the water which runs through it. You will find many students laying in the grass, older people sitting on benches, kids playing on swings. This is the perfect place to come relax after a day of walking around or shopping!
Another square in Strasbourg, this particular one has been named after the inventor of the modern printing press - Johann Gutenberg, whose statue adorns the square. The Place Gutenberg is also the location of the Chambers of Commerce, which are housed in an old Renaissance styled building. There are also many cafes and restaurants located in the square.
Place de la Cathédrale
And of course, if you can plan it right, visiting their Marché de Noël from the end of November to the New Year is a must! It’s renown in Europe for it’s whimsical light decorations adorning every inch of the city. Save your appetite for the evening and enjoy a taste traditional bretzels (pretzels) loved by the Germans and vin chaud (mulled wine) loved by the French! Don’t miss out on this taste of winter.
This is the largest square of Strasbourg, situated right in the center of the city and its commercial area. The square has numerous attractions like the Aubette Palace and the statue of Kleber, after whom the square has been named. Apart from the history of the Place Kleber, due to which it has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, numerous luxury and other brands also have shops here.