The perfect mix …. Franco-German!
Few cities in Europe are able to embody in a unique and wise way, two cultures and two traditions so different. Strasbourg is a city with a unique flavor, ideal for a simple “touch and go” or as an intermediate stop for Paris, Munich or Brussels.
Beautiful neighborhoods, squares and medieval alleys. The beautiful, gothic, Notre Dame Cathedral. The picturesque and charming district of Petit France. Palais de Rohan and much more. And if this is not enough, try to discover the magic of the Christmas atmosphere. It is no coincidence that guests, from the 1570, the famous “Christkindelsmärik”, that is, the oldest Christmas Market in France!
HOW TO GET TO STRASBOURG
Strasbourg-Entzheim, is the main airport of the city, a few kilometers distant from the center. From 2011 it is managed by SASE, société aéroport Strasbourg-Entzheim. From this airport, numerous direct connections to the main French destinations and some important European cities such as Athens, Budapest, Brussels, Madrid and Prague are guaranteed. All info on the airport and direct connections, are available at this link.
Not far from the terminal, after passing the footbridge, you reach the Gare de Entzheim train station. From here, each 15 ‘, the TER train / shuttle operated by the SCNF reaches Gare de Strasbourg, right in the center, in just 9 minutes.
Tickets can be purchased at vending machines. It is possible to buy the integrated ticket TER + Tram at the cost of 4.40€; with it, you can use the shuttle train and the Eurométropole.
Alternatively, you can land at the Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport, also known as EuroAirport (EuroAirport). It is the first and only example of a trinational airport in the world; in fact, it was built by Switzerland on French territory in the municipality of Saint-Louis and serves the city of Basel in Switzerland, the city of Mulhouse in France and Friborg in Germany.
The main air carriers land and take off from this airport; Air France, Air Berlin, British Airways, Lufthansa, easyjet, TUIfly, just to name a few. Every day, one or more flights are guaranteed to major European destinations such as Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Munich, Paris or Vienna.
From this link, all the practical info about the EuroAirport.
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Gare de Strasbourg-Ville, is the Central Railway Station, an important link between Baso Reno and France. It is one of the busiest stations in the country. Gare de Strasbourg, is well connected with the rest of the country and the main European destinations, thanks to SCNF and DBB. The historic 19th-century building that houses the station is the work of architect Johann Eduard Jacobsthal.
From Gare de de Strasbourg-Ville, many TGV trains leave for Lyon, Marseille, Munich, Mulhouse, Paris and Stuttgart. Other lines connect Basel, Berlin, Brussels, Luxembourg, Moscow and Warsaw. Moreover, from here, numerous connections to Alsace are available thanks to SCNF / TER Albace.
From Paris and Lyon, you travel a little less than 500 kilometers to get to your destination. The motorway, although quite expensive, allows you to reach the city of Alsace from the main French and European locations. Luxembourg is about 200 kilometers; Munich, just over 300, while Milan, about 480 kilometers.