The European Fair in Strasbourg, the main event before the start of the school year in Alsace

The European Fair in Strasbourg is a highlight of the start of the September in Alsace. This commercial event takes place over 10 days with the participation of 100 exhibitors. This fair attracts nearly 180,000 visitors each year, hence the importance of finding a good hotel to stay nearby during the event.

The Foire européenne Strasbourg, an annual event not to be missed to do good business

Created in 1932, the European Fair in Strasbourg is the moment that exhibitors from all over France and Europe have been waiting for to showcase their products. Organized in the Wacken district, this fair continues to offer new products in various fields: furniture, cooking, housing, wellness, sports, Lépine competition, crafts from Alsace and around the world, agriculture. On the organisational side, it is the Strasbourg European Fair Event which is responsible for associating the exhibitions with children's spaces, parades and musical scenes, etc. In addition to these elements, there are evenings, days and afterworks that follow specific themes and also provide free admission and affordable rates.

The Strasbourg Fair now bears the "Foire de France" label and welcomes more than 900 exhibitors. The latter are displayed in front of the Palais de la Musique et des Congrès. Since fairs remain important events for cities, this label recognizes the professionalism of the organizers. Thus, only 30 fairs could be chosen among those that receive the Charte Foire de France and the one in Strasbourg is one of them.

Every year, a country or a theme is highlighted. It is an opportunity to discover its traditions, customs and other particularities. For example, in 2019 the country invited was Mongolia and in 2018 the Strasbourg Fair had as its theme the mythical Route 66.

Find a hotel near the European Fair Strasbourg

Not far from the city of Strasbourg and in the heart of Alsace, Les Jardins d'Adalric d'Obernai is a 3-star hotel located in the middle of a green forest. Located at the foot of Mont Sainte Odile, this hotel offers a stay of discovery and relaxation, while enjoying a natural setting. Thanks to its geographical location near Strasbourg, you can easily make comings and goings during the European Fair Strasbourg. Indeed, the two cities are barely 30 minutes away by car. After spending a day at the fair, you can relax in the hotel's swimming pool and enjoy a good cocktail. In the evening, enjoy the comfort of the hotel's various rooms and suites.