→ Ill River
One of the most romantic ways to explore Strasbourg is by taking a boat along this river from the Rohan Palace. The views from the river are wonderful and the 75-minute ride is very reasonably priced. Commentary is given in six languages about the sites along the way.
→ Museum of Modern Art
Located in the heart of La Petite France, this is the city’s showcase of modern European art. The museum’s collection dates from 1870 to the present and includes many famous artists from around Europe. There is also an art library, graphic art and photography room, museum shop and a restaurant on the terrace.
→ Alsatian Museum
This museum is housed in three mansions dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. It is a living exhibition of the customs and folklore of the Alsatian region, with arts, crafts and tools from the old province.
→ European Parliament
These three conjoined buildings are home to the Hemicycle, where parliamentary sessions take place. Tours are available, which give an introduction to the history and role of this institution. Live debates may be viewed from the visitors’ gallery at certain times.
→ Europa Park
This is an amusement park located just outside town. With over 100 rides, shows and attractions, the park has been providing a family European experience for more than 25 years.