Route & dates
Start: New York City
Fly to Zurich, Train to Mulhouse
Mulhouse— 2 nights
Strasbourg— 3 nights
Train to Frankfurt, Fly to New York City
End: New York City
Wed, Nov 27 - Tue, Dec 3
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.Venture out of the city with trips to Vieille Ville (in Riquewihr), Eguisheim (Vieille ville d'Eguisheim & Domaine Christian et Veronique Hebinger) and Colmar (Little Venice, Old Town, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Cite de l'Automobile, make a trip to Mulhouse Alsace Agglomeration, and appreciate the history behind Saint-Leon Fountain.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mulhouse online trip itinerary builder.
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. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Mulhouse due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Mulhouse hover around 50°F and lows are around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Strasbourg.
Things to do in Mulhouse
Eguisheim, Colmar, Vieille Ville
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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.Step out of Strasbourg to go to Orschwiller and see Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, wander the streets of La Petite France, and admire the landmark architecture of Place Kleber.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Strasbourg road trip tool.
Traveling by car from Mulhouse to Strasbourg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Strasbourg
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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