Street Names in Strasbourg (part 1/3) – The Origins

Street Names in Strasbourg (part 1/3) – The Origins

History Street names in Strasbourg (part 1/3)– The origins December 27th 2018, by Gustave The current street names of all cities marked by History take us on a ride through time and Strasbourg is no exception! When, how and why did they appear? Trite as they may...
About the Schwörbrief and Strasbourg’s political system

About the Schwörbrief and Strasbourg’s political system

History About the Schwörbrief and Strasbourg’s political system December 22nd 2018, by Leo After numerous hours spent into books, your favorite guides in the Happy Strasbourg team enjoy debating among themselves on different details of Strasbourg’s history. The...
Uncommon signs – The Iron Man

Uncommon signs – The Iron Man

Addresses Uncommon signs– The Iron Man December 18th 2018, by Matthias  Dear reader, have you ever looked up? Have you taken the time to stop and contemplate our beautiful city, Strasbourg? I have no doubt about it, for if you are reading us here, it probably...
The Christmas tree conquers the world

The Christmas tree conquers the world

Folklore History The Christmas tree conquers the world 13th December 2018, by Gabriel  In my previous article, I told you about the origins of the Christmas tree and the first mention about it in 1492 in Strasbourg. But how did it succeed, from our beautiful Alsace,...