Petite France

Local nameLa Petite France
LocationStrasbourg, France

La Petite France is a historic quarter of the city of Strasbourg in eastern France. It is located at the western end of the Grande Île, which contains the historical centre of the city. At Petite France, the River Ill splits up into a number of channels that cascade through an area that was, in the Middle Ages, home to the city's tanners, millers and fishermen, and is now one of Strasbourg's main tourist attractions. Petite France forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Grande Île, designated in 1988.Just upstream of Petite France, the River Ill flows through the Barrage Vauban, a defensive structure built at the end of the 17th century.

Tags UNESCODistrictEditor's ChoiceHistorical District
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petite_France,_Strasbourg

More information http://www.en.strasbourg.eu/en/discover-the-city/cultural-heritage/outstanding-sites-and-monuments/petite-france/

Coordinates 48°34'52.913" N 7°44'31.851" E

Tours and activities: Petite France

Black Forest and Strasbourg Day Trip from Frankfurt

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Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm

from 68 USD

Strasbourg Christmas Market tour

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