Discover Schiltigheim

Schiltigheim is a commune located in the Bas-Rhin department of France. This town has a population of approximately 22,000 and is situated just outside the city of Strasbourg. It is known for its rich history and cultural diversity, making it an interesting destination for travelers to explore.

The historic center of Schiltigheim includes a number of old buildings such as churches, chapels, and half-timbered houses which date back to the 16th century. One popular attraction here is Place de l'Eglise where visitors can take in the views from the top of St Stephen's Church tower. There are also several museums such as Musee Historique et Archeologique du Palatinat and Museum des Beaux-Arts which provide insight into local culture and history.

For outdoor activities, Schiltigheim offers plenty of green spaces such as La Wantzenau forest which features walking trails and picnic spots overlooking ponds or La Petite Maison Bleue park with its playgrounds for kids to enjoy. Nearby towns like Soufflenheim offer countryside experiences with its pottery studios while Strasbourg has plenty more attractions including shopping districts, gothic cathedrals and canalside restaurants perfect for a relaxing day out.