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Happy Petite France Walking Tour

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Happy
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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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • 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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  • 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

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

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4.82
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4.76
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Marko 23 Sep 2022
Zagreb
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022

Perfect for millenials and older, but unfortunately too cringe for younger generations. Too forced of a humour and too much of it. Felt like we were in a kindergarten.

Roberta 10 Sep 2022
Winston-Salem
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Good tour to take when your time in Strasbourg is limited. You get to see the most beautiful part of the city and still have time to wander and shop on your own.

Nick 31 Aug 2022
London
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Thank you Mattias for an amazing tour. We really enjoyed his sense of humour and the places visited. Definitely joining the later tour for a more comprehensive history...

Johanna 23 Aug 2022
Bremen
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Travelled alone - Aug 2022

The tour was really nice as the guide had a great way to explain and make the walk entertaining. I felt the information was valid and nicely explained. I absolutel...

Alexander 14 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Remy‘s tours are fun and interesting. His style and perfect English make it easy to follow and understand.

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What should you know?

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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