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Happy Petite France Walking Tour

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  • Strasbourg
  • Available in: English, French

About the guru Happy

Happy Strasbourg was founded in 2013, out of passion for our city and region, and is an independent organisation. Our first goal is to share this passion with anyone willing to learn about it. All our guides are born and raised in Strasbourg or its surroundings, and had plenty of time and a lifetime to learn what it really is to be alsatian… And believe our word, it is to b... More »

Happy Strasbourg was founded in 2013, out of passion for our city and region, and is an independent organisation. Our first goal is to share this passion with anyone willing to learn about it. All our guides are born and raised in Strasbourg or its surroundings, and had plenty of time and a lifetime to learn what it really is to be alsatian… And believe our word, it is to be taken seriously! Armed with experience and well-established knowledges, they will give their best to make this tour as entertaining as interesting, to give you the best of this identity forged by more than 2000 years of history, from the most famous aspect of the city and its inhabitants to the most secret ones. Our tours are wrapped in a friendly and accessible stroll, every guide providing his own personal touch in an different and unusual way. Our first motivation is to share, our motto : dynamism and good mood!

About the tour

You may have seen a few pictures of Strasbourg, a postcard, a nice photography. Most of them show one district in particular : the Petite France, for good reason. With such a romantic name it should be charming and sweet. And it actually is! Old medieval district, the Petite France is a pedestrian area where you will stroll through cobblestone streets with houses between one and five centuries old, some of the finest examples of half-timbered houses, traditional Alsatian architecture. From the still visible details, we will picture you the life of locals, leading you over the many bridges composing this cosy and unique part of our town. You will then walk over some of the last remains of the old fortifications surrounding the city, to finish with a marvellous point of view, where the whole district will be unravelled.

With the Petite France Tour, the guide will lead you around the main monuments of the district, like Ponts Couverts, Barrage Vauban, or the pretty Pont du Faisan, but also through the places which give the district all its charming atmosphere like Place Benjamin Zix, Grand Rue, or Quai de la Bruche.

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How to find me: In front of the Cathedral, the guide holds a big "Happy Free Tour" sign
Tour duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 24

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Jennifer

19 days ago

Unser Tourguide war super und wusste auf alle Fragen eine Antwort. Zum Schluss gab es noch eine Restaurantempfehlung, die wir so wohl nie gefunden hätten :-)

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Response from Happy:

Hallo Jennifer ! Vielen Dank für diese fünf Sterne :) Alles beste aus Straßburg, Remy
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Martijn

1 month ago

Easy to do in the morning and then find your way in the afternoon! In the history of Strassbourg a lot parallels to modern days!

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Response from Happy:

Hello Martijn, Thanks a lot for the comment and stars! I had a great time myself that day! I wish you the best for your next travels, Remy
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Alena

1 month ago

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Response from Happy:

Hello Alena, thanks a lot for the 5 stars! I hope Strasbourg treated you well! Best regards, Remy
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MHD Wael

8 months ago

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Response from Happy:

Hello Wael, thank you for the five stars, and we hope you enjoyed Strasbourg! Gabriel, Happy Strasbourg
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Dalton

9 months ago

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Response from Happy:

Hello Dalton, thank you for the five stars ! Enjoy Strasbourg Leo, Happy Strasbourg
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Sakshi

10 months ago

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Response from Happy:

Hello Sakshi, thank you for the nice review! I would also be very happy if you can tell us why we missed the 5th star, it could be very helpful for us, so we can work it out! Gabriel, Happy Strasbourg.

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