Travel Blogs from Strasbourg
Drove with a VW to the Alsace region in France and driving time was around 2 hours 15 mins. Stayed in a hotel in Strasbourg, toured the city for 4 hours and the rest of the weekend was outside touring the wine route, hiking at Mt Donon, visiting the Struthof Concentration Camp. Also met a father and son who are hike up Mt Donon with.
The trip to Strasbourg was a breeze thanks to the TGV. The TGV is a high speed French train that can reach upwards of 280 kph (about 190 miles an hour). The interior of the train was slightly reminiscent of Pee-Wee’s playhouse with its purple and red velvet, but all in all it was a quick and painless trip.
Once arrived in …
Parker and Lizbeth go for a jog around the city of Strasbourg...yes, I'm lying in bed. Breakfast, then off to see the EU Parliament on a VIP tour with Lisbeth and Kristian... Amazing. Out of Strasbourg and on to Koenigsbourg to see a fortress/ Castle... After a windy way up the mountain, the castle was incredible. Still not great weather- thunder storms everywhere, we continue on ...
... bags to keep most things dry. Disappointingly the expensive Swiss shoe covers replacing the rubbish ones bought back home turned out to be just as useless. Shoes and socks are waterlogged after each downpour. At least I have found a use for the shower caps hotels provide - they fit my feet just right! Even in the rain the cycling has been brilliant. Through quaint, picturesque towns. Across fields ...
Packed up and headed out to France- via the Christmas shop at Rothenburg....that Parker gets what he wants. Arrived in Strassburg , cleaned up and ready to meet friends for dinner. Zuem Strissel was yummy...dinner at 21:00 A nice walk thru the centre city, and back to the hotel for ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed