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1 Strasbourg George and Melissa Strasbourg

2 It's the capital and principal city of the Alsace region in eastern France. It's the capital and principal city of the Alsace region in eastern France. Situated on the Ill River. Situated on the Ill River. Climate is Oceanic (warm, relatively sunny summers and cold, overcast winters) Climate is Oceanic (warm, relatively sunny summers and cold, overcast winters) Located on the border of Germany and France Located on the border of Germany and France You'll find people who speak German or French. You'll find people who speak German or French. Quick Facts

3 Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg Founded in The orchestra currently holds 110 permanent musicians.

4 Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg Built between 1176 and 1439 Built between 1176 and feet tall 466 feet tall Was the world's tallest building from 1647 to 1874 Was the world's tallest building from 1647 to 1874 Sixth-tallest church in the world Sixth-tallest church in the world Sandstone in construction gives the cathedral its pink hue. Sandstone in construction gives the cathedral its pink hue. Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg

5 La Petite France Cobblestone roads, fine restaurants and medieval buildings. Cobblestone roads, fine restaurants and medieval buildings. Fine dining and good shopping Fine dining and good shopping 0.4 miles from city center 0.4 miles from city center La Petite France

6 Botanical Gardens Has an arboretum, Alpine garden and glasshouses Has an arboretum, Alpine garden and glasshouses Home to 6000 rare plant species from around the world. Home to 6000 rare plant species from around the world. The garden is split into four ecological areas: pond, sand, rock garden and heath. The garden is split into four ecological areas: pond, sand, rock garden and heath. Botanical Gardens It's free!


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