6 days in Alsace Itinerary

6 days in Alsace Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
Mulhouse
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Bus + Train:  14 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Mulhouse

Mulhouse ©
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mulhouse: Colmar (Musée d'Unterlinden, Old Town, &more), Vieille Ville (in Riquewihr) and Eguisheim (Vieille ville d'Eguisheim & Domaine Christian et Veronique Hebinger). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Cite de l'Automobile, ponder the design of Saint-Leon Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Mulhouse Alsace Agglomeration.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mulhouse day trip site.

New York City, USA to Mulhouse is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from New York City to Mulhouse, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get little chillier in Mulhouse: highs are around 50°F and lows about 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Mulhouse

Museums Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Colmar, Eguisheim, Vieille Ville
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cite de l'Automobile ©
Cite de l'Automobile

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nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, and then wander the streets of La Petite France. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Gare de Strasbourg, then stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Mulhouse to Strasbourg by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg