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Happy Free Petite France Tour

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Happy
Quality Verified Registered on April 27, 2018

Happy Strasbourg was founded in 2013, out of passion for our city and region, and is an independent organisation. Our first goal is to share this passion with anyone willing to learn about it. All our guides are born and raised in Strasbourg or its surroundings, and had plenty of time and a lifetime to learn what it really is to be alsatian… And believe our word, it is to be taken seriously! Armed with experience and well-established knowledges, they will give their best to make this tour as entertaining as interesting, to give you the best of this identity forged by more than 2000 years of history, from the most famous aspect of the city and its inhabitants to the most secret ones. Our tours are wrapped in a friendly and accessible stroll, every guide providing his own personal touch in an different and unusual way. Our first motivation is to share, our motto : dynamism and good mood!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

You may have seen a few pictures of Strasbourg, a postcard, a nice photography. Most of them show one district in particular : the Petite France, for good reason. With such a romantic name it should be charming and sweet. And it actually is! Old medieval district, the Petite France is a pedestrian area where you will stroll through cobblestone streets with houses between one and five centuries old, some of the finest examples of half-timbered houses, traditional Alsatian architecture. From the still visible details, we will picture you the life of locals, leading you over the many bridges composing this cosy and unique part of our town. You will then walk over some of the last remains of the old fortifications surrounding the city, to finish with a marvellous point of view, where the whole district will be unravelled. With the Petite France Tour, the guide will lead you around the main monuments of the district, like Ponts Couverts, Barrage Vauban, or the pretty Pont du Faisan, but also through the places which give the district all its charming atmosphere like Place Benjamin Zix, Grand Rue, or Quai de la Bruche.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    10 Place de la Cathdrale 67000 Strasb...
    10 Place de la Cathdrale 67000 Strasbourg France
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    In front of the Cathedral, the guide holds a big "Happy Free Tour" sign

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Petite France
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Pont Saint-Martin
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Place Benjamin Zix
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Ecluse A de la Petite France
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Pont Couverts

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

216 ratings
4.8
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Professionalism
4.81
Fun
4.78
Expression
4.79
Quality
4.75
Route
4.66
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Martha 20 May 2024
Cairns

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Very enjoyable walk. The guide was very knowledgeable. He gave us a lot of information in a very entertaining and accessible way. I know a lot more about Strasbourg and the neighbourhood of Petite France having done the walk. The length and duration of the walk were just right. Highly recommended.
Svetlana 07 May 2024
DeKalb

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Travelled in family - May 2024
The tour was lovely! The guide was knowledgeable and had fun facts and stories. It was a great experience, and we learned a ton of facts.
Uğur 22 Apr 2024
İstanbul

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Mateo I guess guru name. That was the worst guru I have been joined. Because the information about the city too less.
Annalena 15 Apr 2024
Dettenheim

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Uns hat es gut gefallen!
Laurence 03 Apr 2024
Dortmund

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
This tour was longer than described which was very positive, without getting boring. Our French guide Thomas knows unusual facts and humourous stories. I really recommand the tour with him. Best wishes from a French tourist from Germany.
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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