Influenced by many cultures, Northern Alsace bears witness to the historical role of the Rhine basin. You can relive the era of the gallant knights by visiting the numerous castles. Travel through time and relive the legends of the builders of the myriad churches, chapels and historical buildings. Let the excitement of these eras take you away – not forgetting the countless museums catering for all tastes and the more conventional sites to explore. Strasbourg, the 7th ranking town in France, listed as part of the world heritage by UNESCO, offers you 2000 years of history, an exceptionally imposing, yet delicately carved Cathedral and many other exciting places to visit. Strasbourg became the Capital of Europe in the wake of the second world war, and today is a symbol of the reconciliation between nations.