Private Tour: Strasbourg, the Early Modern Free and Imperial city

Private Tour: Strasbourg, the Early Modern Free and Imperial city

Follow the tracks of the Imperial city of Straßburg of the long sixteenth century. Get to know how the Humansim and Reformation spread and shaped society.

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Follow the tracks of the Imperial city of Straßburg of the long sixteenth century. Get to know how the Humansim and Reformation spread and shaped society.

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  • Language: Englisch, Deutsch, Französisch, Schwedisch
  • Participants: 5 - 30
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Your guided tour will concentrate on the theme of early Modern city of Strasbourg. Together with your private guide you'll be looking for the tracks of the Free and Imperial city in the time of humanism and reformation.

There is much for you to discover off the usual path of mass tourism in lesser known part of the old town, which is since 1988 listed among the UNESCO World Heritage.

For the humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam, Strasbourg was a model state. Get to know why the city was an economic and technological center of the time and how it happened that the city-state enjoyed a strong presence of religious congregations.

Admire Strasbourg cathedral, the tallest fifteenth century building in the world as well as further picturesque churches and places in town. The impressive details of buildings will give you a testimony of the ability and art of the craftsmen and artists. Learn about the worldview of the artist and their clients at that time, mirrored by their pieces.

Strasbourg was the city Gutenberg visited to get inspiration and probably also subsidies for his invention. You'll find out about the role the first European newspaper printed in Strasbourg play in Reformation and Humanism. Detect Some traces of those publishing houses that are still visible today.

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Additional information

The tour can be adapted to children and other special interests upon request.

The price does not include

  • Public transportation

Meeting point

The meeting point is the place d’Austerlitz, where the tour will also end. The tramway stop «Porte de l’hôpital» and the parking for busses of the Place de l'Etoile a located near by.

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This deal can be cancelled for free up to 3 days before the date of the activity.

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