Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Strasbourg, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 4.6 km
Ascend 76 m
Descend 77 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: 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)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

328 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

578 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

414 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

533 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

265 meters / 3 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

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

490 meters / 6 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)

930 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

159 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: 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)


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