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La Petite France

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Strasbourg's historic neighborhood is a serene collection of cobblestone roads, fine restaurants and 16th-century buildings.
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| Grand Île, Strasbourg, France
Petite France Nord Ouest
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All reviews the river half timbered houses fairy tale cobblestone streets charming area petite france lots of restaurants walk around every corner old town boat trip beautiful architecture on foot barrage vauban christmas market visiting strasbourg stroll
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful area of Strasbourg with lots of history and charm. One of the most beautiful French cities I have seen.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was in Strasbourg for a couple of weeks for work. And one week-end I took a stroll in the area of Le Petite France. It’s a very nice place for a stroll: old houses, nice restaurants and some souvenir shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Muahdib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is also called 'The Tanners Quarter' and is where the river splits into a number of canals and there are narrow cobbled streets and winding alleys. It is very picturesque and the half-timbered houses are over 300 years old. It forms part of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking up and down the streets just gives you a wonderful step back in time. lots of stores and restaurants to stop at and many photo opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dee E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Petite-France or also known as Tanner's Quarter (in German Gerberviertel) could be found in southwest part of the Great Island (Grande Ile). This neighbourhood is worldwide well known by its half-timbered houses, narrow cobbled streets and pathways and waterways which were used as power...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite area in Strasbourg. This picturesque neighborhood boasts lovely canals, beautiful houses, and historic buildings. Originally this area housed a hospital used to treat soldiers returning from war with Syphilis. We returned to this area to explore more after our tour to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture of an ancient part of town where different industries use to have their quarters, tanneries, ice making, mills, etc. Cobblestone streets with timbered old houses and churches. Also you can see the boats passing through the locks and also the swing bridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liliana E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Petite France is a must-see place in Straßburg. Walk along the river and across the streets and enjoy the beauty of the houses and sourroundings

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Petite France is as its called Petite, before I knew it, I was out of the area. The houses have mostly been turned into restaurants but still retain the charm.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rosejulia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something for everybody here: the swivelling bridge that lets tour boats through, the locks and the precision steering; details and remnants of 19th and 20th century light urban industries; a covered bridge populated with gargoyles taken down from the cathedral; improbable but genuine half-timbered buildings,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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alirudfra
25 March 2018|
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Response from 925billp | Reviewed this property |
well, to start with Cathedral & petite France, since you'd be there by car, best option is parking parcus Gutenberg. Situated in from of the cathedral, just about 50-70m from its entrance. From the cathedral, petite... More
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Karen B
7 February 2018|
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Response from twomenwithtrumpets | Reviewed this property |
Try your hotel..the hotels are very friendly and give wonderful guidance. So much foodie for foodies. Thai, Indian, French, fusion...and reasonably price. Enjoy the beauty of this city. Walking is truly the best way to see... More
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Anat T
25 January 2018|
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Response from 120alland | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking within the walls of La Petite France. It there is on-street parking nearby and some official car parks. Strasbourg is not very large so nowhere is too far to walk.
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