Strasbourg and its surrounding area

Over the centuries, Strasbourg has forged an identity founded on the dual influences of both France and Germany. This specificity has made it a surprisingly diverse metropolis. Discover the fascinating quarters of Strasbourg and the surrounding area!

Each quarter in Strasbourg is distinctive, with its own specific architectural heritage, the clear reflection of an era. When you explore Strasbourg, you’re exploring history.

The city centre covers most of Grande Île. It is distinctive for its varied architectural heritage, representative of different periods of history. Strasbourg’s finest squares are here, including the iconic Place Kléber.

Emblematic of Strasbourg, the Petite France was the district of millers, tanners and fishermen. Its half-timbered houses, narrow streets and waterfront areas give it a romantic, intimate atmosphere.

Neighbouring the city centre, Krutenau is not the most well-known quarter of Strasbourg, but it is the liveliest, especially at night. A few rich pieces of heritage, often unknown to visitors, can also be found in this former working-class neighbourhood.

Also known as the German imperial district, Neustadt means “new city”. It was built at the turn of the 20th century, after the Prussian annexation. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2017, it boasts an outstanding architectural heritage.

Strasbourg has 32 attractive towns and villages around it; together, they form the Eurometropolis. So many treasures to discover: half-timbered houses, traditional farms, castles, fine homes, Catholic and Protestant churches, chapels, synagogues, military forts, parks, gardens, and more!

Coronavirus

Due to the the coronavirus epidemic, all “places receiving public not indispensable to the life of the country” are closed until further notice.

The welcome desk of theTourist Office of Strasbourg is one of them.
However, we can still be reached by email: [email protected].

Updated 14/03/2020