Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Strasbourg, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 23 sights
Distance 6.3 km
Ascend 111 m
Descend 106 m

Experience Strasbourg in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in StrasbourgIndividual Sights in Strasbourg

Sight 1: Villa Ostlerloff

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Villa Ostlerloff Shoods / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Manoir du Contades or Villa Osterloff is a villa located on the edge of the Parc du Contades, along the Aare, in the Contades district of Strasbourg, classified as a historical monument in 1985.

Wikipedia: Manoir du Contades (FR)

175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Parc Contades

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The Parc du Contades is a public park in the city of Strasbourg. Located in the Neustadt, it was created in 1764 by Marshal Louis Georges Erasmus de Contades on the site of a former shooting range ("Schiessrain").

Wikipedia: Parc du Contades (Strasbourg) (FR)

159 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Synagogue de la Paix

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The Great Synagogue of Peace is a Jewish consistorial religious and cultural building that also houses a community center, headquarters of the Jewish community of Strasbourg, and the chief rabbinate of the Bas-Rhin.

Wikipedia: Grande synagogue de la Paix (Strasbourg 1958) (FR)

695 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: St. Paul's Church

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St. Paul's Churchjjmusgrove from Glen Allen, VA, United States / CC BY 2.5

The St. Paul's Church of Strasbourg is a major Gothic Revival architecture building and one of the landmarks of the city of Strasbourg, in Alsace, France.

Wikipedia: St. Paul's Church, Strasbourg (EN)

336 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Loge maçonnique

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The Frédéric-Piton Masonic Temple is a historical monument located in Strasbourg, in the French department of Bas-Rhin and the Grand Est region.

Wikipedia: Temple maçonnique de Strasbourg (FR)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Théâtre National de Strasbourg

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The National Theatre of Strasbourg is a palace building on Strasbourg's Place de la République, now occupied by a theatre company of the same name, the National Theatre of Strasbourg.

Wikipedia: National Theatre of Strasbourg (EN)

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Musée Tomi Ungerer Centre International de l'Illustration

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The Tomi-Ungerer Museum – International Centre for Illustration, located in Strasbourg, brings together a large collection of drawings, archives, toys and magazines donated to his hometown by the French artist Tomi Ungerer (1931-2019).

Wikipedia: Musée Tomi Ungerer (FR), Website

252 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Opéra du Rhin

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The Strasbourg Opera House, located on Place Broglie on the Grande Île in the city center of Strasbourg, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin, is the main seat and mother house of the opera company Opéra national du Rhin. It has been classified as a Monument historique since 1921.

Wikipedia: Strasbourg Opera House (EN)

78 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Général Leclerc

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Général Leclerc

Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque was a Free-French general during the Second World War. He became Marshal of France posthumously in 1952, and is known in France simply as le maréchal Leclerc or just Leclerc.

Wikipedia: Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (EN)

453 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Église catholique Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune

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Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Catholic Church is a late 19th-century Catholic church dedicated to Saint Peter in Strasbourg, France. It is not to be confused with the medieval Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church in the same city.

Wikipedia: Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Catholic Church (EN)

616 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 11: Palais épiscopal

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The Episcopal Palace, formerly known as the Hôtel du grand Doyenné, is the seat of the Archdiocese of Strasbourg. A French Baroque hôtel particulier of the 1720s, it is located between Rue du Parchemin and Rue Brûlée, near Place Broglie, on Grande Île, the historic city center of Strasbourg, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin, Alsace. It has been classified as a monument historique since 1929.

Wikipedia: Episcopal Palace, Strasbourg (EN)

65 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Hôtel de la Préfecture

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Hôtel de la PréfectureAlexandre Prévot from Nancy, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Hôtel de Klinglin, currently known as the Hôtel du Préfet, is a historic building located near Place Broglie on the Grande Île in the city center of Strasbourg, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin. It has been classified as a Monument historique since 1970.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Klinglin (EN)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Ancien Hôtel des Joham de Mundolsheim

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The Hôtel des Joham de Mundolsheim is a historical monument located in Strasbourg, in the French department of Bas-Rhin.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des Joham de Mundolsheim (FR)

304 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: La Maison Kammerzell

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La Maison Kammerzell

The Kammerzell House is one of the most famous buildings of Strasbourg, France, and one of the most ornate and well-preserved medieval civil housing buildings in late Gothic architecture in the areas formerly belonging to the Holy Roman Empire.

Wikipedia: Kammerzell House (EN)

185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Temple Neuf

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The Temple Neuf in Strasbourg is a Lutheran church built on the site of the former Dominican convent where Meister Eckhart studied. The Temple was constructed at the end of the 19th century after the old Dominican Church was destroyed during the Siege of Strasbourg on the night of 24 to 25 August, during the Franco-Prussian War. The ensuing fire also destroyed the libraries of the University of Strasbourg and the City of Strasbourg which were located at the Temple Neuf site.

Wikipedia: Temple Neuf, Strasbourg (EN)

64 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: Grande Île

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The Grande Île is an island that lies at the historic centre of the city of Strasbourg in France. Its name means "Large Island", and derives from the fact that it is surrounded on one side by the main channel of the Ill river and on the other side by the Canal du Faux-Rempart, a canalised arm of that river. The Grande Île was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. At the time, the International Council on Monuments and Sites noted that the Grande Île is "an old quarter that exemplifies medieval cities". Strasbourg was the first city to have its entire city center be listed as a World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Grande Île, Strasbourg (EN)

209 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 17: Monument du Général Kléber

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The General Kléber Monument is a historical monument located on Place Kléber in Strasbourg, in the French department of Bas-Rhin.

Wikipedia: Monument du général Kléber (FR)

347 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Cloitre Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune

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The Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church is one of the most important church buildings of the city of Strasbourg, France, from the art historical and architectural viewpoints. It got its name, "Young St. Peter's", because of the existence of three other St. Peter's churches in the same city: Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, divided into a Catholic and a Lutheran church, and Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune catholique, a massive neo-Romanesque domed church from the late 19th century.

Wikipedia: Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church (EN)

281 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 19: Aubette

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L’Aubette is a historical building on Place Kléber in Strasbourg, France. It was built by Jacques-François Blondel in 1765–1772. In 1926, three avant-garde artists Theo van Doesburg, Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Jean Arp were commissioned by Paul and Adré Horn to redecorate and design the Café Aubette in Strasbourg. The three artists were equally responsible for different sections of the building; Theo van Doesburg was in charge of the two cafés and two dance halls, Sophie Taeuber for the entrance aisle, tearoom, and two bars, and Jean Arp for the basement, the passage, and billiard room. And all three artists worked together designing the stairwell. The work of the three artists had been called "the Sistine Chapel of abstract art". This historical building still opens as a historical landmark nowadays.

Wikipedia: Aubette (building) (EN)

375 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 20: Monument Stoeber

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The Stoeber Fountain (Stœberbrunnen) is a fountain located on the Place du Vieux-Marché-aux-Vins (Stöwerplätzel) in the historic centre of Strasbourg.

Wikipedia: Fontaine Stoeber (FR)

199 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 21: Église Catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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The Church of St. John in Strasbourg is a Catholic church dedicated to St. John the Baptist. It is located on Quai Saint-Jean in the Gare district.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Jean de Strasbourg (FR)

328 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 22: Église Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

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Église Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

The Church of Old Saint Peters is a by simultaneum Catholic and Lutheran church building in Strasbourg, Alsace is first mentioned in 1130.

Wikipedia: Old Saint Peter's Church, Strasbourg (EN)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 23: Strasbourg

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Strasbourg-Ville station is the main railway station in the city of Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France. It is the eastern terminus of the Paris-Est–Strasbourg-Ville railway. The current core building, an example of historicist architecture of the Wilhelminian period, replaced a previous station inaugurated in 1852, later turned into a covered market and ultimately demolished. With over 20 million passengers in 2018, Strasbourg-Ville is one of the busiest railway stations in France, second only to Lyon-Part-Dieu outside of the Île-de-France.

Wikipedia: Strasbourg-Ville station (EN)


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