Car Hire Strasbourg
Car Hire StrasbourgAvis car rental in Strasbourg provides car hire throughout the city and at Strasbourg Entzheim Airport.
Strasbourg is the capital and main city of the Alsace region in north-eastern France. It is well-known for its sandstone Gothic cathedral, its medieval cityscape of Rhineland black and white timber-framed buildings. Strasbourg is also home to a number of European institutions.
Plan your journey around StrasbourgThe picturesque Petite France Quarter is a great place to start your visit – once home to fishermen, millers and tanners find perfect examples of half-timbered houses dating back to the 16th century. The gothic Notre Dame cathedral is also found here, with its impressive 142-metre spire. You can tour the cathedral at your leisure.
When it comes to museums, Strasbourg has plenty. The Modern and Contemporary Art Museum has an enormous collection of paintings and sculptures and the Oeuvre Notre-Dame Museum is home to the finest collection of medieval works in France (and is located at the cathedral). For more historical landmarks, the 18th century baroque Palais Rohan is a must-see.
Shopping? Boutiques and markets abound … check out the flea market in the Place de l’Hôpital, or the farmers’ market on Place du Marché aux Poissons.
If you’re ready to spend time in Strasbourg, your Avis car rental will help you get the most out of your stay.
Road trips from StrasbourgCastles, tiny villages with canals, and beautiful nature parks are all within easy reach of Strasbourg.
You’ll find Colmar just 50 minutes from Strasbourg – take the A35 to get there. This is one of the most popular towns in the Alsace region and is known as ‘Little Venice’ thanks to its canals and bridges laden with flowers. It’s also the birthplace of Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, the French sculptor who created the Statue of Liberty, and there is a museum devoted to him here.
Long the centre of European conflicts and rivalry between nobility; it’s not surprising that the Alsace region has more castles than anywhere else in Europe. There are over 400, and if there’s one must-see it’s the Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg, located 45 minutes from Strasbourg via the A35. You may wish to spend some time exploring this medieval fortress restored in the early 20th century.
Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park
The Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park is located 55 minutes from Strasbourg via the A4. With sandstone crusts eroded into unusual formations resembling towers, mushrooms, or arches, and more than 60 percent of the park covered in forest, it is a wonderful day out for the whole family and exceptional for hiking.