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The Second World War in Strasbourg, Mysteries and Legends

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on November 11, 2019

Free Tour Europe is a company established in Strasbourg, France that offers Free Tours in all the major cities in Europe. We work with consolidated local tourism companies with experience in the sector, to offer all world travelers in a simple, accessible and honest way, high quality guided tours in Spanish and English.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

The beautiful capital of Alsace holds many secrets. On this free tour of the mysteries and legends of Strasbourg we will discover the hidden side of the city at dusk.


When the Alsace sky lights up with stars, it is the perfect time to discover the mysteries and legends of Strasbourg. We will begin to learn the most surprising stories by meeting at the indicated time in front of Strasbourg Cathedral. Does this Gothic temple hide any mystery? Of course....

We will then go to Place Kléber to talk about Frau Troffea. This woman, who lived in Strasbourg at the time of the Holy Roman Empire, began to dance wildly one day. Many citizens began to follow their rhythm, but about 400 died of heart attacks, strokes or simple exhaustion. It is the so-called dance fever of 1518.

What could have motivated this tragedy? After investigating its possible causes, we will continue our free night tour of Strasbourg next to the iconic Covered Bridges. There we will learn about the cruel punishments that, between the 13th and 17th centuries, were imposed on people suspected of practicing pagan activities or witchcraft .

We will continue the tour walking through the Petite France neighborhood, in whose streets we will learn disturbing stories of ghosts and murders . We will also discover what macabre projects were devised by Adolf Hitler's regime at the Reich University during the Nazi occupation of Strasbourg.

Finally, after two hours of walking, we will conclude the visit next to the Barrage Vauban dam.


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  • Meeting point:
    13-10 Pl. de la Cathédrale, 67000 Str...
    13-10 Pl. de la Cathédrale, 67000 Strasbourg, France
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    📍In front of the Notre-Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral with a RED UMBRELLA

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).

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Marian 09 May 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muy interesante y original. Merece la pens
DANIEL 05 May 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Buenísimo... lo recontra recomiendo.
Yamila 03 May 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Javier es un guía dinámico que de manera atraparte cuenta historias de épocas oscuras de nuestra historia. Un tour diferente para conocer otra cara de la ciudad!
Carmen 23 Sep 2023
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
El Guru fue muy profesional, a la par que divertido, lo que hacía que la visita fuera fue entretenida Lo recomiendo👍
Magdalena 21 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Me encanto
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 25 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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