8 days in Alsace Itinerary

8 days in Alsace Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alsace itinerary planner
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Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mulhouse
— 4 nights
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Strasbourg — 3 nights

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile (in Ottrott) and Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster (in Ebersmunster). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, wander the streets of La Petite France, and snap pictures at Pont Couverts.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Strasbourg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mulhouse.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Mulhouse — 4 nights

An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Explore Mulhouse's surroundings by going to Colmar (Statue of Liberty, Old Town, &more), Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim) and Chateau de Kaysersberg (in Kaysersberg). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee National de l’Automobile – Collection Schlumpf, make a trip to Vieille Ville, try your luck at Casino Barriere de Ribeauville, and do a tasting at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mulhouse trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Mulhouse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Casinos · Fun & Games
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