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Strasbourg through the seasons: pont d’Auvergne

Built at the end of the 19th century and renovated in 2007, the pont d’Auvergne spans the river Ill between place de l’Université and avenue de la Liberté. It is aligned with the axis running from the Palais Universitaire to place de la République, in Strasbourg’s historical Neustadt quarter. Whereas the silhouette of St. Paul’s church towers […]

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Strasbourg through the seasons: place de la République  

Place de la République is a square located in the heart of the Neustadt quarter, Strasbourg’s former imperial German neighborhood, and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The center of the square is occupied by a public garden, which is perfect to stroll or lounge about in. The blossoming magnolias in springtime and the golden foliage of […]

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When is the best time to visit Strasbourg?

Are you planning a trip to Strasbourg, but you’re not sure which time of year would best suit your interests, needs and preferences? We’ve prepared a seasonal guide to Strasbourg for you, with pros (+) and cons (-) for each season. The parliamentary sessions of the different European institutions will directly affect hotel prices and availabilities. You […]

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Strasbourg through the seasons: la Maison des Ponts Couverts

La Maison des Ponts Couverts is located on an islet off the Ponts Couverts, in the historic old neighborhood of la Petite France in Strasbourg. It is overlooked by two fortified 14th-century towers, vestiges of the medieval city walls. In the spring, the view of the house’s arbor covered in blossoming wisteria, with Strasbourg Cathedral in the background, […]

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Wisteria hysteria in Strasbourg

Now that the magnolias have blossomed, the wisterias are starting to bloom – signalling the arrival of spring and eventually the early days of summer. Here and there, buildings are clad in creeping, brightly-colored floral terraces, natural spiral staircases, cascades of sparkling lilac or white… Garden archways don their spring attire and bask in the […]