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Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène

The Strasbourg quayside
Laurène has made Strasbourg her adopted home. Indeed, she loves Alsace and its capital, Strasbourg, so much that she never stops exploring it, taking photos and unearthing its hidden gems.
Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Strasbourg cathedral and view from the platform

A symbol of Strasbourg, the beautiful cathedral in pink Vosges stone is the pride of the city and a major visitor attraction. Once you’ve admired it from below, climb up to the platform to take in the excellent views of Alsace’s capital.

Petite France neighbourhood

Strasbourg’s most famous neighbourhood, Petite France is a must for any visitor. You could spend forever exploring its little lanes, admiring the view of the canals, and marvelling at the half-timbered houses with their floral balconies.

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Petite France neighbourhood

Strasbourg’s most famous neighbourhood, Petite France is a must for any visitor. You could spend forever exploring its little lanes, admiring the view of the canals, and marvelling at the half-timbered houses with their floral balconies.

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Lycée des Pontonniers

If you’re going for a walk along the riverbank, you just have to stop by the amazing Lycée des Pontonniers. It’s affectionately known as “Alsace’s Hogwarts”: when you see it you’ll know why!

A boat trip

You can tour Strasbourg’s canals on one of the Batorama boats. It may well be for tourists, but I recommend it to all my visitors: it gives you an overview of the city you won’t get on foot, so that you can better understand Strasbourg’s history and architecture.

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
A boat trip

You can tour Strasbourg’s canals on one of the Batorama boats. It may well be for tourists, but I recommend it to all my visitors: it gives you an overview of the city you won’t get on foot, so that you can better understand Strasbourg’s history and architecture.

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Place des Tripiers

One of my favourite places in Strasbourg! It’s so lovely and it also forms the heart of a lively neighbourhood that’s a great place to go for a drink or bite to eat with friends. You’re spoilt for choice: there’s so many great places!

Quartier impérial

Recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status, visitors still often overlook the Quartier Impérial. And yet, it is home to some fine buildings and offers a real glimpse of Strasbourg’s history.

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Quartier impérial

Recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status, visitors still often overlook the Quartier Impérial. And yet, it is home to some fine buildings and offers a real glimpse of Strasbourg’s history.

La Binchstub restaurant

You can’t visit Strasbourg without trying a tarte flambée... but not just anywhere! Within the city, Binchstub is without a doubt my favourite spot: fresh products from local farms and homemade pâté, the difference is plain to see!

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Les Haras restaurant

Located within Strasbourg’s former national stud farm (haras, in French), Les Haras has won a number of awards for its interior design. I love it here! It’s beautiful and serves up a real feast!

Taking in Strasbourg with Laurène
Oh my Goodness Café

Oh my Goodness collaborative cafe is a charity venue. With a friendly team, vintage decor, great coffee, and tasty snacks, it also hosts a packed programme of events every week... And that is the (successful) recipe for this cafe that I love so much!

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