The French city with a typical German name – Strasbourg, has long remained a bone of contention between the two neighboring states. But now it has long been the unofficial capital of the united Europe and the seat of the administrative power of the European Union. In addition, Strasbourg is the intellectual center of France, the prestigious University of Strasbourg is located here.
The main city of the Alsace region boasts a long and rich history. Temples erected in the XII century still stand in the old quarters, and the squares are decorated with picturesque half-timbered houses. There are many interesting museums, beautiful parks and historical monuments in Strasbourg, so the excursion program promises to be bright and interesting.