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La Petite France Tours

La Petite France
With its lattice of canal ways and assortment of half-timbered townhouses, La Petite France is one of Strasbourg’s most picturesque neighborhoods and an integral part of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage site. Set at the mouth of the River Ill on Strasbourg’s Grande Île, the historic district is the city’s oldest area, dating back to the 16th century, when it was mostly inhabited by fishermen, tanners and millers. 

Today, the old tanning houses and water mills of La Petite France have been transformed into bijou hotels, waterfront restaurants and nostalgic souvenir shops, but it’s the district’s timeless charm that entices most visitors. Explore the warren of narrow cobblestone alleyways and you’ll find ample photo opportunities—exquisitely preserved medieval buildings, waterside promenades brimming with colorful flower baskets and views stretching down to the nearby Covered Bridges and Vauban Dam.

Practical Info

La Petite France is located just past the Covered Bridges at the southwestern entrance to Strasbourg’s Grande Île. The neighborhood can be reached on foot from all of the city’s central attractions.
Address: La Petite France, Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Hours: Daily
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7 Tours and Activities to Experience La Petite France

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Strasbourg Sightseeing Kehl Bike Guided Tour

Strasbourg Sightseeing Kehl Bike Guided Tour

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With 300 miles (500km) of cycle paths through the streets and along the banks of the Rhine River, Strasbourg and Kehl are great fun to explore by bike. On this tour, hop into the saddle and harness pedal-power to take in the top attractions with ease. Spin past landmarks including Gutenburg Square and Notre Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral with your guide. Explore the hidden secrets of Saint-Étienne Square, delve into the historic Old Town, and admire sweeping views along the pretty Rhine River.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.53
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$55.53

Strasbourg in one Day from Water & Land Historical Private Guided Tour

Strasbourg in one Day from Water & Land Historical Private Guided Tour

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Enjoy the history and culture of Strasbourg with a mix of today and past. See this beautiful city from the water (boat tour included !) touching Petite France but also the European parliament. Then walk thru the old centre and see facades, churches and breath the history. Enjoy a nice lunch either inside an authentic restaurant or if the weather allows us: outside near the river. (not included) Attention minimum group size for tour is a total of 3 p.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.60
Price varies by group size
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$166.60
Price varies by group size
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Strasbourg Sightseeing Pedicab Guided Tour

Strasbourg Sightseeing Pedicab Guided Tour

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Wind your way through the streets of Strasbourg and take in the views from the back of a pedicab! Enjoy a fun introduction to the city with a 1-hour sightseeing tour and choose between two equally memorable itineraries. Explore the cobblestone lanes and canal ways around La Petite France and the Tanner’s Quarter, taking in highlights like the Covered Bridges, Notre Dame de Strasbourg and Le Palais des Rohan. Alternatively, pedal around the modern buildings of the European district and the scenic pathways of the Parc de l’Orangerie.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.21
per group
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$80.21
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Alsace Vineyards Guided Day Tour with Lunch from Strasbourg

Alsace Vineyards Guided Day Tour with Lunch from Strasbourg

Immerse yourself into Alsatian culture on this one-day excursion, discover its unique french-german history and get samples of its specialities: beer, wine and local gastronomy !
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  • 7 hours
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$197.45
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Strasbourg Visit through the centuries and great men

Strasbourg Visit through the centuries and great men

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Strasbourg has been observing people for over 3000 years. Today's normal streets were once the theater of a world that changes through the destinies of famous people and many anonymous people. From the Roman Empire to the European Union, through Clovis, Vauban, Kellermann and Leclerc, let's see what our cultures have in common, or precisely, different!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.97
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Private unforgettable tour of Strasbourg and Alsace

Private unforgettable tour of Strasbourg and Alsace

Make your trip an unforgettable experience. Learn more about the European city of Strasbourg - whether on foot or by bus. The tour takes you past the Strasbourg Cathedral (inner tour possible by arrangement), through the picturesque district "La Petite France" and into the "Neustadt". A tour with a visit to the platform of the Strasbourg Cathedral is also possible for sports enthusiasts - admission is not included in the price. On a day trip, discover the beautiful medieval villages along the Alsace Wine Route. Be on the go with Julia!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$246.81
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$246.81
per group
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Discover Strasbourg in 60 minutes with a Local

Discover Strasbourg in 60 minutes with a Local

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This Experience is provided by a private local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Strasbourg? Challenge accepted! Discover Strasbourg during a short but sweet excursion during which you will learn the most intriguing facts about the history, the local lifestyle, and the contemporary transformation of the city. We will meet at the Cathedral and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Strasbourg special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.32
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$33.32

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are La Petite France hours of operation?
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La Petite France hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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