Advantages: Beautiful Gothic cathedral set in a delightful setting. Disadvantages: Gets crowded when the clock is performing. Pickpockets.
...and German words.
Getting to Strasbourg can be an absolute nightmare from the UK involving changes of planes either at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris or Frankfurt am Mein in Germany. Ryan air fly to Baden Baden- Karlsruhe not too far away in Germany after Air France objected to them flying into Strasbourg. Air France no longer offers direct flights from the UK.
By Road: Strasbourg is at the end...
Advantages: Comfortable, central and I loved the little kitchenette Disadvantages: At times it was a bit noisy and the heating was tricky
...Check your dates
I?ve just been introduced to our company?s online hotel booking system and my first experience of using it was looking for a hotel for two nights in Strasbourg. It?s not a patch on what I?d call a ?proper? hotel booking site, but it has quite a wide selection of hotels in all the locations where we have factories. I merrily tapped in my dates, asked for something near to...
Advantages: pretty historical centre Disadvantages: couldn't find any in one day
...When a colleague asked me if I´d accompany her and a form of 31 15/16-year-old pupils on a 2½ day excursion to Strasbourg I agreed, I knew most of the boys and girls and expected they wouldn´t be too stressful and I´d been to Strasbourg so many years ago that I felt my memory could do with some brushing up.
Strasbourg is only 2½ hours by direct train from the town where we live, we got...