Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Strasbourg and its surroundings
If you visit the Campanile Strasbourg- Lingolsheim hotel during the winter months then taking-in the esteemed Christmas Market is a must. The magic of Christmas sweeps the city from late November through till yuletide and guests are invited to absorb the tradition of this, already beautiful city, with many culinary delights, crafts and activities. This is a seasonal market that continues to grow in prominence across Europe. The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Strasbourg is another treat for visitors to the area. The museum's aesthetic derives from the ‘concepts of clarity and openness' and hosts exhibition space, collections of graphic art, photography and a restaurant amongst many other areas of interest. Within, there are numerous screenings and performances that make this year-long event such an animated visit. There are a plethora of green areas around the city including Parc de l'Orangerie, Parc de Pourtalès, The Parc des Contades- the oldest park in the city- and the Parc des Poteries, this is a more futuristic space against all of its contemporaries. A different way to explore the city's heritage is on the mini-tram tour, with assisted commentary taking you through the historic town, this is a tranquil method of exploration.