Located in the east of France, Strasbourg is the most important city in Alsace, and is located on the banks of the Rhine. It is also considered to be the European capital because of the presence of several bodies linked to Europe. Its agglomeration has a total population of more than 760000 inhabitants. One of its particularities is also its bicultural identity, due to its geographical proximity to Germany. In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs in the area of Strasbourg, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
Strasbourg offers a very rich historical and architectural heritage, and its centre is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Between monuments and museums, or during your walks along the streets, you will not have time to get bored. Start, for example, at Place du Corbeau and its courtyard of the same name with its superb half-timbered house, then walk along the quay of the boatmen and its magnificent houses, while admiring the Palais Rohan on the other side of the Ill river. Cross the Pont Saint-Guillaume from where you will see the beautiful Saint-Paul church, drive to the Place du Marché Gayot, very vibrant and surrounded by bars and lively restaurants. You can also visit the Musée de l'œuvre Notre-Dame, with its sculptures, tapestries, paintings and goldsmith's pieces, its superb garden, all located in a very beautiful set of buildings, some dating back to the 14th century.
Also worth seeing are the sumptuous Cathedral which is the city's architectural treasure, the Kammerzell house on the Cathedral Square, the "Petite France" district, one of the most charming in Strasbourg, the Vauban Dam, the Kléber Square, as well as the Alsatian Museum. Food lovers will also find something to enjoy: many restaurants offer delicious local specialties and tasty Alsatian wines. A city that you will not soon forget, and to which you will certainly return. Once you get there you will notice being in a city, while feeling the vibe of a smaller town that is more on a human scale!
Strasbourg enjoys an oceanic climate with often snowy winters and sometimes very hot summers. That is why we advise you to choose the months during the summer for a pleasant visit! However you can always go earlier in the year to cross paths with less tourists.
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!