Hostellerie Duc d'Alsace
Travel Blogs from Obernai
... a Saturday was quite amazing. This continued through the whole city and the roads were not jam packed with cars making the ambience much better.
There are plenty of the usual shopping areas but parks, green spaces and riverside quays abound. We decided to take the boat trip (approx 70 mins) which takes you round the old city, up to the area of the European Parliament and Court of Human Rights (how we love them ...
Woke up this morning to a very different day, with very overcast grey skies and rain overnight but it seems to have stopped now, can't complain we've had brilliant weather so far. Today we arrive in Strasbourg about 2pm so a lot of cruising as we left Mannheim at midnight. To keep us entertained we have our daily briefing at 11 followed Alsace Delight on the sun deck ...
This is a bit of a non-site as it's a means to an end:
Stopping place on our way to relatives and friends in Germany, time to stock up with wine and the last city to get the “once over”, Strasbourg, also a hotbed of EU activity which will become important as Dave, not our Dave) goes about getting an Extra Couple of Sausages (Copyright Dallheimers) for the UK or England if we don't have a happy family any more.
On arrival, ...
... so French-y, and I liked looking at the pastries in particular. There's this part of the city that's called Petite-France, originally slaughter houses & tanning-houses. Hence the roofs were really big so as to increase the surface area to dry the skins. Walked around for a bit then had lunch by the canals which was pretty ...
BADEN BADEN, AGAIN FOUNDED BY THE ROMANS ABOUT 2000 YEARS AGO, is in Germany, along the Rhine. And it is known for its thermal baths, that is why the Romans liked it. But the Romans did not know was that BADEN BADEN, about 400 years ago, had a super elegant CASINO, where the rich and the famous came to win money, though the always lost money as well.
Today, the Casino is ...
Other places to stay in Obernai
169, route d'Ottrott, Obernai | 5 star hotelfrom $186
6 / 8 Rue Dietrich, Obernai | 3 star hotelfrom $106
3, rue de Gail, Obernai | 4 star hotelfrom $200
19 rue Mal Koenig, Obernai | 3 star hotelfrom $122
13 Rue de Selestat, Obernai | 2 star hotelfrom $119
23, Place du Marche, Obernai | 2 star hotelfrom $87
90 Rue Du General Gouraud, Obernai | Hotelfrom $100
9 Rue Du Marche, Obernai | Hotelfrom $63
5 place de la Gare, Obernai | 2 star hotelfrom $93