Enjoy the history and culture of Strasbourg in one day with a private guide

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Tour Number

Activity Level

134124


Categories

City, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be able to walk the distance and of course stay with the group so they do not get lost and can cross roads safely.

Friendly: Yes.
People in wheel chairs might miss some viewpoints.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

Walk through the center of the city and see the cathedral, other churches, palaces and beautiful old buildings, bridges, etc..


We start our day with a canal cruise of about 70 minutes. Then we will visit the Munster cathedral and the astronomical clock. We walk along the city hall, the Rhin palace, military buildings and other famous villas like the Rohan palace in the city. You will see a number of catholic and protestant churches, like the St. Pierre le Vieux and the Eglise St. Thomas.
Along the way we will enjoy a lunch.
We end our tour walking over the "covered bridges" and look at the old houses and shops in la Petite France.

The total walking distance is about 5, 3 km or 3, 3 miles.

Itinerary

Boat tour followed by walk through historical centre of Strasbourg starting and ending at the Munster cathedral.
Itinerary:
We will pass the Lalique and Baccarat shops and discuss glass and cristal. Then we will pass by the old Hotel de Ville from Strasbourg. Military presencence has always been in Strasbourg. We will see the Palais de Gouvernor and a little further the officers mess on Place Broglie. On this square jousting games were held. First though you will see the Ungerer museum and the Nantional theatre. In a little distance we will see the city library with its beuatiful glass dome. Of course we will pass the emperial palais of Willem II.
We will pass the Opera a little further. Mozart among many other famous people has performed here.
You will visit both the St Pierre Lejeune and St Pierre Levieux churches. Interesting how protestants and catholics sometimes shared spaces here.
Crossing Place Kleber we will turn into the direction of the old Petite France area and then walk back to the cathedral.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Cathedral in front off facing the tourist office

Duration: 6 hours

Heavy rain or snow might alter program.

Transportation

Boat and walking.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: - My service as your local guide.
- 60-70 minutes boat tour.
- Explanations of sights and buildings along the way.
- ATTENTION: I do NOT have a deep extensive knowledge of the history of Alsace and Strasbourg.
- Entrance to Munster cathedral and astronomical clock area.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 Euro - Count on about 20 Euro's per person for lunch and 15 Euro's for drinks.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Lunch, about 20 Euro per person (without drinks)
- Personal insurances and expenses

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

We really got an orientation of Strasbourg and saw sites would have taken us days to find. Very efficient with a very nice guide.
Gerald White

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    134124


    Categories

    City, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be able to walk the distance and of course stay with the group so they do not get lost and can cross roads safely.

    Friendly: Yes.
    People in wheel chairs might miss some viewpoints.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

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