travel42 Port Guide: Strasbourg


Strasbourg travel42 Port of Call Guide


Strasbourg, France, a 2,000-year-old city on the Rhine River in Alsace-Lorraine, offers an intriguing blend of cultures. It is the legislative and democratic capital of the European Union as well as being the home to a number of other international institutions.

The town is famous for its beautiful, unfinished Gothic cathedral, its charming town center, called Petite France, and its timbered houses dating from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Locals speak the dialect of Alsatian, a blend of Fren...

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