The much-photographed Ponts Couverts (Covered Bridges) have a trio of 13th-century towers.
The ‘artichoke’ is the city’s quirkiest arts and culture cafe, hosting free exhibitions, first-rate jazz concerts and jam sessions. The...
Try this boho-flavoured literary cafe for a gourmet salad, fresh-pressed juice or tea and cake.
Petite France information
Criss-crossed by narrow lanes, canals and locks, Petite France is where artisans plied their trades in the Middle Ages. The half-timbered houses, sprouting veritable thickets of scarlet geraniums in summer, and the riverside parks attract the masses, but the area still manages to retain its Alsatian charm, especially in the early morning and late evening. Drink in views of the River Ill and the Barrage Vauban from the much-photographed Ponts Couverts (Covered Bridges) and their trio of 13th-century towers.