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"Petite France" Quarter - Strasbourg
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 48° 34.887 E 007° 44.513
32U E 407210 N 5381693
Quick Description: Petite France is the name given to the small area between the rivers, just south of the Grande Île. It's home to some of Strasbourg's prettiest and most photogenic streets and buildings.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 7/13/2007 11:35:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM1VEP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamTGF
Views: 175

Long Description:
The location is that of the "Maison des Tanneurs", a well known landmark in the Petite France Quarter of Strasbourg.

This is the most picturesque district of old Strasbourg. Fishermen, millers and tanners once lived and worked in this part of town where the streets have been built level with the waterways.

The magnificent half-timbered houses date from the 16th and 17th centuries. Their sloping roofs open out onto lofts where hides were once dried.
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
24 x 7


Admission Prices:
Free


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Up to 1 hour

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation

The attraction’s own URL: Not listed

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