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
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 Eguisheim (Saint-Leon Fountain, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, &more), Colmar (Little Venice, Old Town, &more) and Vieille Ville (in Riquewihr). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Cite de l'Automobile and make a trip to Mulhouse Alsace Agglomeration.
For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mulhouse online trip itinerary maker.
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. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Mulhouse hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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 appreciate the history behind Horloge Astronomique.
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 °F, while at night they dip to °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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