Close to the border with Germany, the Bas-Rhin boasts a culture and architecture that combines Latin and German influences. Strasbourg is Santa's capital! You can visit the city's emblem, the sumptuous Gothic cathedral of Notre-Dame, with a decoration carved like a lace structure, offers daily activities around its astronomical clock. The Bas-Rhin offers an extraordinary range of discoveries, at the architectural, historical and religious level as well as at the gastronomic and traditional level. The Romanesque route, the brewing heritage, the typical Alsatian villages, the castles such as the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, the Fleckenstein castle or the Lichtenberg castle, the famous wine route, the forests of the Northern Vosges. A destination that is one of many remarkable sites. You can also visit the Alsatian vineyards, the mountains and lakes, charming towns and villages on either side of the Rhine, enjoying a wide variety of landscapes.

The must-see places in Bas-Rhin

When to go to Bas-Rhin?

When to go to the Lower Rhine? Well, all year round, the Bas-Rhin will welcome you! Between the wine route and its cellars, to discover the Alsatian vineyards, the Christmas markets are part of Alsace's traditions and appear at the same time as the beginning of Advent with its legendary wreath. Feel free to explore Strasbourg and its surrounding villages to discover all the magic of Christmas. The rest of the year, you can visit the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Strasbourg or the Lalique Museum in Wingen-sur-Moder. There is always something to do in the Lower Rhine.

Prepare for your trip Bas-Rhin

  • Book a train
  • comp_pv_maritime
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
  • Airbnb rental
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Airbnb experiences
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

Pictures Bas-Rhin

Discover Bas-Rhin

Practical information
When to travel?

When to go to the Lower Rhine? Well, all year round, the Bas-Rhin will welcome you! Between the wine route and its ce...
Read more about it

Weather forecast

The climate of the Lower Rhine is generally semi-continental. It produces significant differences between winter and...
Read more about it

Featured articles Bas-Rhin

Petit Futé vous offre votre guide 100 KM AUTOUR DE...

Our horizon has broadened, our range has been extended to 100 kilometres. This is the perfect opportunity to get away from our city, to discover its immediate surroundings or a little further away, thanks to short walks within 20 kms, longer walks between 20 and 50 kms and escapades beyond 100 kms Petit Futé therefore offers you a new series of 12 guides: 100 KM TOUR OF in digital version and free of charge. To download the free guide of ...

Top 10 destinations pour organiser un séminaire

A large proportion of large companies and associations with many employees organise seminars. A company seminar is a working time that aims to bring together employees of the same company or group that has branches all over a territory in order to reflect on specific themes, stimulate productivity, increase employees' skills, or even reward them. It can also be a team building convention, a time that aims to increase the well-being of ...

Top 10 des plus beaux villages (et villes) d'Alsace

On the French-German border, Alsace offers a wide range of tourist activities. Its villages and towns are renowned for their originality and beauty in all four corners of the globe: half-timbered houses with a medieval look, wells and window sills full of flowers, ancient legends and a warm atmosphere. Lost in the vineyards of the Grands Crus, they offer singular landscapes and heritage, which will have no difficulty in seducing you, whether ...

Le salon Egast de strasbourg reporté au mois de juin

Egast, a trade show dedicated to the catering and hotel trades, was initially scheduled to take place in March. Strasbourg Évènements, the organiser, announced that due to the evolution of the coronavirus on the territory and for health reasons, it was preferable to postpone the event to June. It is therefore at the very beginning of the summer that the participants will have the pleasure of meeting at the Palais des Congrès in Strasbourg ...

Discover the bike tours Bas-Rhin

To discover on Petit Futé