Strasbourg travel guide
Visit Strasbourg: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Strasbourg travel guide
Location: Strasbourg is situated in the Bas-Rhin department (Alsace region) in the north-east of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Bas-Rhin department. (General information: Strasbourg is 399 km from Paris and 501 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Strasbourg: Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns); Heritage site; Town of Art and history;
Market days in Strasbourg: weekly market: Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Strasbourg: these include Molsheim at 20 km and Rosheim at 23 km. Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg is a listed remarkable garden at 3 km and Bischheim is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 6 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Strasbourg, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Strasbourg
Chateau Andlau 31km
Le Struthof 40km
Note that all distances from Strasbourg shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Strasbourg holidays and travel
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Markets near Strasbourg
- Strasbourg: market every Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (0km)
- Ostwald: market every Friday (4km)
- Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market every Saturday (5km)
- Schiltigheim: market every Thursday (5km)
- Bischheim: market every Friday (6km)
- Erstein: market every Thursday (17km)
- Brumath: market every Wednesday (20km)
- Molsheim: market every Monday (20km)
- Obernai: market every Thursday (23km)
- Bischwiller: market every Saturday (24km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Strasbourg and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Strasbourg map below.
Most Beautiful Village Mittelbergheim (30km)
Recommended Detour Obernai (23km)
Regional Natural Parc Vosges-du-Nord (47km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (3km); Le jardin de Marguerite (10km); Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (13km); Jardin de l'Escalier (20km); Domaine du Windeck (27km); Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (36km); Jardin de la ferme bleue (38km); Parc du château de Kintzheim (44km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Bischheim (6km); Drusenheim (26km); Diebolsheim (31km); Itterswiller (33km); Bergheim (50km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Cigoland (42km)
Map of places to visit near Strasbourg & Location Information
Distance to Strasbourg
from Strasbourg (local prefecture): 3 km
from Paris: 399 km
from Calais: 501 km
from Nice: 541 km
from Bordeaux: 758 km
from Strasbourg: 3 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Bas-Rhin is in the north-east of France. Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk (allow around 6 hours) For driving distances to Strasbourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Strasbourg