Route & dates
Start: New York City
Fly to Zurich, Train to Mulhouse
Mulhouse— 2 nights
Strasbourg— 2 nights
Train to Frankfurt, Fly to New York City
End: New York City
Thu, Nov 28 - Tue, Dec 3
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: Vieille Ville (in Riquewihr), Eguisheim (Vieille ville d'Eguisheim & Domaine Christian et Veronique Hebinger) and Colmar (Musée d'Unterlinden, Old Town, &more). 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 other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, 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 flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. 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 go by car to Strasbourg.
Things to do in Mulhouse
Eguisheim, Colmar, Vieille Ville
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:
Crossroads of Europe
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 ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg trip itinerary tool.
Getting from Mulhouse to Strasbourg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; 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
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
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