Amazing Places to Drive to in Under 3 Hours: Strasbourg

One of the best parts about living in Luxembourg is how close it is to other incredible cities in Europe. With the ability to drive to four different countries in less than 3 hours, take advantage of Luxembourg’s prime location and take a road trip to the city of Strasbourg!
18 April 2023

Drive Time from Luxembourg City: 2.5 Hours

Strasbourg is perfect for a weekend getaway, and is sure to have something for everyone! Check out some of our recommendations for things to do while you’re there…

Dine Out

Maison des Tanneurs

If you find yourself wandering through Le Petite France, be sure to stop into Maison des Tannuers to try traditional Alsatian dishes! The restaurant offers the best Alsatian cuisine in a historic tanning house! A delightful Alsatian meal you may not be familiar with is choucroute garnie. This substantial dish features the best meats of Alsace – bratwurst, boudin blanc, and smoked pork belly – layered over French sauerkraut.

42 Rue du Bain-aux-Plantes, 6700 Strasbourg

Binchstub

If you aren’t in the mood for choucroute garnie, Binchstub takes another traditional Alsatian specialty to the next level. Flammekueche is similar to a thin-crusted pizza and is a must-eat if you visit Strasbourg! Pick your toppings and enjoy these crispy, fresh pies from the oven at Binchstub. We promise you’ll be begging for more! 

6 Rue du Tonnelet Rouge, 67000 Strasbourg 

Le Pied de Mammouth

If you are in the mood for a hamburger, Le Pied de Mammouth has the perfect selection for you! These hamburgers are made from Alsatian ingredients to give you the taste of Strasbourg in a mammoth-sized burger that will satisfy your stomach’s desires. To top off your meal, complete your burger or sandwich with a beer or wine local to Strasbourg!

58 Av. de la Forêt-Noire, 67000 Strasbourg

Shopping

La Nouvelle Douane

If you want to bring the traditional flavors of Alsace back home from your trip to Strasbourg, be sure to check out La Nouvelle Douane! This high-end covered farmer’s market is located along the Grand-Ile and offers the best products from farms in Strasbourg. You will find a variety of fresh food products that will spice up your meals at home or make for a great gift!

Rue du Vieux-Marché-aux-Poissons, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Place Kleber

You can’t miss Place Kleber when you visit Strasbourg. As the main city square of the city, you will find countless shops, cafes, and restaurants. This square is bustling year-round and is perfect for experiencing the architecture and culture of the city! 

Grand-Ile

Strasbourg’s Grand-Ile is the most famous shopping street in the city! This street is the perfect destination for fashion, food, and jewelry. While you stroll down the Grand-Ile, you will come upon side streets such as Rue des Hallebardes or Rue des Orfèvres, where you will find elegant stores and boutiques catered to Parisian style! 

24 Rue Thomann, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Immerse Yourself

Opera National du Rhin

In Strasbourg, you will find the centerpiece of French cultural life at the Opera Nationale du Rhin! Enjoy an Opera performance or ballet while you visit Strasbourg. With over 200 performances every year, a visit to the National Opera is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in Alsace culture! 

19 Pl. Broglie, 67000 Strasbourg, France

La Petite France

Le Petite France is Strasbourg’s home for traditional old French architecture! This is the perfect place to sit back and relax while basking in Strasbourg’s beauty. As you stroll along the quay you will be mesmerized by the timbered houses and historic buildings that make Strasbourg a unique travel destination! 

Places to Visit

Parc de l’Orangerie 

Parc de l’Orangerie is the city’s oldest and most popular park. It is a great place for joggers, nature lovers, and children to enjoy the outdoors of Strasbourg! In the Spring and the Summer, Parc de l’Orangerie also makes for a perfect picnic spot!

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg

Notre Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral is the most visited cathedral in France and is an unmissable symbol of Strasbourg! The masterpiece of Gothic architecture makes it worth visiting and is not to be missed. You can also climb up to the cathedral platform for a breathtaking view of Strasbourg!

Grab a Drink

The Café  des Anges

If you are looking to grab a drink in an intimate atmosphere, Cafe des Anges is a great place to go with friends! While the bar gets crowded, it is a Strasbourg favorite for its music and drink selection. Sip a beer or specialty cocktail while you enjoy your time with friends or family in Strasbourg!

66 Rue de la Roquette, 75011 Paris, France