7 days in Alsace Itinerary

7 days in Alsace Itinerary

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7 days in Alsace Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Mulhouse
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  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 (Little Venice, Old Town, & more), Eguisheim (Vieille ville d'Eguisheim & Domaine Christian et Veronique Hebinger) and Vieille Ville (in Riquewihr). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Cite de l'Automobile, make a trip to Mulhouse Alsace Agglomeration, and admire the local landmark of Saint-Leon Fountain.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mulhouse trip builder 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 bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Mulhouse is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get slightly colder in Mulhouse: highs are around 50°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a 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

3
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.
Take a break from Strasbourg with a short trip to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg in Orschwiller, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of La Petite France, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, admire the landmark architecture of Place Kleber, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Mulhouse to Strasbourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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