Charming Cour du Corbeau!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Tavelling Gourmet TM

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The indomitable and resourceful Travelling Gourmet TM visits Strasbourg in Alsace and stays in…

MAGNIFICENT Cour du Corbeau whose past guests include the Tsar of Russia and Voltaire.

This 15th Century inn is right out of the The Three Musketeers”. I expected D’Artagan to leap out at any second with his razor sharp Rapier ready to do battle with the henchmen of the Cardinal de Richelieu! This one of the best hotels that I have ever stayed in.

Location wise it is in a very strategic place and near near the important tourist worthy sights like Strasbourg Cathedral. When I was there recently, it was just a hop, skip and jump to the Marche de Noel or Christmas Market. Although the exterior of this lovely historic hotel is very old and looks like a set of The Three Musketeers movie, the interior is all high-tech modern fittings in the most luxurious and comfortable decor imaginable. After all, this hotel is part of the Accor Memorable Gallery or M Gallery Collection, which is their equivalent of the Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria brand. The Cour du Corbeau is also just a 2 minute stroll to the River Ill. The River Ill that runs through Starsbourg feeds the mighty River Rhine. I stayed in their luxurious and magnificent suite which was most salubrious. Breakfast is also wonderful with eggs, cheeses, yoghurt, fruits and more!

To be continued…

About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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