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Visiting Strasbourg

The main city center of Strasbourg, classified as World Heritage site by Unesco, starts 100 meters (110 Yards) away from the hotel.The Petite France, 350 meters (383 Yards) away from your hotel in Strasbourg, is the part where you feel the atmosphere of the old town: Old half-timbered houses, « Wynstubs », river along which you will enjoy a little walk between your hotel and the Gothic Cathedral masterpiece of the Rhine Valley. There are so many reasons to stay in Stasbourg : The Museums of Strasbourg, cultural activities, European district (European Parliament, Council of Europ, European Human Rights Court, European Pharmacopoeia).


Museums and Culture close to your hotel in Strasbourg

Musée Alsacien: The Alsatian museum (1 km- 0,62 miles). Museum of folk art, located in typical Strasbourg houses, presents furniture, dress , toys from the region.

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain: Modern and Contemporary art museum (0,6 km – 0,37 miles). The collection of the museum focuses on the period from 1870 to nowadays, in a specific building created by the architect Adrien Fainsilber. The works of Gustave Doré, Hans Arp, Sophie Taeuber Arp, as well as Vassily Kandinsky, Daniel Buren and many other artists are presented.

Musée Historique: Historical Museum (1 km- 0,62 miles). Located in the former city slaughterhouse, a famous building from 1587, the Historical Museum presents the history of the free city of Strasbourg during the Holy Roman Empire to the Birth of the modern metropolis.

Musée de l’œuvre Notre Dame (1 km- 0,62 miles). In the former building where the builders of the Cathedral used to meet, this museum presents the evolution of the arts in the Rhine region from the XIth to the XVIIth Century.

Musée des Beaux Arts: Museum of Fine Arts (1 km- 0,62 miles). Located on the first floor of the Rohan Palace, this museum presents an overview of the European painting from the Middle Age to 1870.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs (1 km- 0,62 miles). Located on the ground floor of the Rohan Palace, this Museum presents the apartments of the Rohan Cardinals as well as local decorative art dating from the XVIIth to XIXth Century (furniture, porcelains, silver).

Musée Archéologique: Archeological museum (1,5 km – 0,9 miles direct tram) : Located in the basement of the Rohan Palace, the Archeological Museum is one of the most important Archeological collection France). You travel from the Paleontological to the important Alsatian Merovingians period.

Musée Zoologique: Zoological Museum (1,5 km – 0,9 miles direct tram) : Important collection of regional and worldwide wildlife, close to the Botanical garden.

Musée Tomi Ungerer (1,5 km – 0,9 miles direct tram): Important contemporary artist, native from Alsace, Tomi Ungerer has its own museum which presents satirical drawings, illustration for children’s book, advertising and erotica.

Planetarium (1,5 km – 0,9 miles direct tram): Guided visits of the Observatory and spectacles.

Le Vaisseau (3 km – 1,8 miles direct tram): for children and teenagers, exhibition of sciences and technical.

Le Jardin botanique - Botanical garden (1,5 km – 0,9 miles direct tram): 8 Acres in the city center of Strasbourg. The garden was created in 1884 and presents an arboretum rich of 2200 trees as well as a remarkable tropical greenhouse.

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