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Carnaval de Strasbourg (Strasbourg Carnival)

Due to its proximity to Germany, the Strasbourg Carnival is celebrated with gusto. Dazzling costumes, floats, dance and music are the main features of this event, which also marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. The main parade goes through landmarks such as Place Kléber and Place Gutenberg, and after that, party-goers continue their revelry at bars and clubs long into the night.

Date: 03 March 2022 - 06 March 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various.
Cost:

Free.


Nuit des Musées (European Museum Night)

A country-wide initiative, this event sees over 1,000 museums across France opening their doors to the public until 1 am. In Strasbourg, there are guide tours and various activities to keep you busy on this special evening.

Date: 14 May 2022 - 14 May 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various.
Cost:

Free.


Fête de la Musique

Treat yourself to a day of concerts at Fête de la Musique, taking place on the summer solstice.

Date: 21 June 2022 - 21 June 2022
Venue: Various venues.
Cost:

Free.


Bastille Day

Bastille Day, aka Fête nationale française, calls for the biggest celebration. There is a parade and an amazing fireworks show.

Date: 14 July 2022 - 14 July 2022
Cost:

Free.


Musica (Festival of Contemporary Music)

An ode to contemporary music in its diverse forms, including masterpieces from the 20th century and new generations.

Date: 03 September 2022 - 29 October 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.festivalmusica.org
Cost:

Various.


European Fantastic Film Festival

The Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival (SEFFF) takes place every September and focuses on fantasy, science fiction and horror films. The festival kicks off with the Great Strasbourg Zombie Walk with students from a make-up school ready to offer you their services.

Date: 10 September 2022 - 18 September 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.strasbourgfestival.com
Cost:

Various.


Jazzdor

A vibrant festival featuring the best contemporary jazz players.

Date: 05 November 2022 - 20 November 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.jazzdor.com
Cost:

Various.


Christkindelsmärik (Christmas Market)

This fantastic Christmas Market has more than 300 stalls that sell goodies such as vinchaud (mulled wine), warm snacks, and a vast array of gifts, some of which are still produced locally.

Date: 26 November 2022 - 26 December 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Around Place de la Cathédrale, place du Château and place du Corbeau.
Website: http://www.noel.strasbourg.eu
Cost:

Free.


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Hôtel Maison Rouge

Well suited for small business meetings and located close to the pedestrianised area around place Kléber, this stylish hotel, with its high-ceilinged breakfast room, is full of character. Its rooms and suites are individually decorated, and the dining room and hall display beautiful pieces of furniture and ceramics.

Hôtel Monopole Métropole

Not far from the station, this 19th-century three-star hotel is in a quiet street close to the old quarter. Its elegant rooms feature mainly contemporary furnishings, with a few pleasing traditional touches added. This mix of modern and traditional extends to the dining room, with its soaring wooden ceiling and medieval-style alcoves.

Hôtel de l’Ill

This family-run two-star hotel is in the Krutenau district just a few minutes' walk from the cathedral on the other side of the River Ill. The 27 rooms are simply furnished, but the welcome is very warm. If you want a terrace, book the triple room.

Le Kléber Hôtel

You can't beat the location of this cosy two-star hotel – it's right on Place Kléber and steps away from major tram stops. Rooms have colour themes based on spices and other flavours, some with beamed ceilings and tucked into alcoves. Attic rooms offer great views of the square.

Hôtel Hannong

The Horn brothers, renowned modern art collectors, founded this stylish hotel in the 1920s on the site of an 18th-century Hannong china factory. Its understated rooms have contemporary décor with the odd splash of colour amid the neutral palettes. Have a drink in the classy Black & Wine bar and its intimate garden.

Hôtel Régent Petite France & Spa

This chic hotel a former ice factory consists of three 17th-century buildings overlooking the Ill River in Petite France. Behind a traditional façade the hotel's interior is decorated in sleek contemporary designs and original paintings. Facilities include a gastronomic restaurant a champagne bar and a spa with an outdoor hot tub.