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... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2017 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.