Capital of Alsace and seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is a city where coexists of old districts with picturesque architecture and a modern and dynamic city concerned with the protection of the environment. Near the Notre Dame cathedral, construction of which began in the 11th century, the ancient city is spread out with its beautiful squares: Place Kléber, Place Gutenberg and Place Broglie. Further on, Petite France, the old tanners’ quarter with its characteristic medieval facades, the Covered Bridges and the Vauban dam. As for the museum, don’t miss the Alsatian museum, the museum of decorative arts and the Palais Rohan. Finally, in terms of gastronomy, Strasbourg remains a destination of choice with many restaurants where you can taste the specialties of Alsatian cuisine such as sauerkraut, foie gras, Baeckeofe, flambé pie and Kougelhopf.