7 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Strasbourg, France
— 1 day
2
Mulhouse, France
— 1 night
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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day
Strasbourg, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and then take a stroll through La Petite France.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Strasbourg attractions planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Strasbourg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Strasbourg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Strasbourg: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mulhouse.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger ©

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Mulhouse, France

Mulhouse ©
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer and then see the interesting displays at Cite de l'Automobile.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mulhouse holiday planner.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Mulhouse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Mulhouse, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Mulhouse

Museums
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Cite de l'Automobile ©
Cite de l'Automobile

3
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Get some cultural insight at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Galerie Wydi. Get in touch with nature at Harderkulm and Trümmelbachfälle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Basel: Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & Swiss Brand Museum) and Interlaken (Swiss Chocolate Chalet & Parasailing & Paragliding). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basel Minster.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Basel route app.

Basel is just a stone's throw from Mulhouse. In November, daytime highs in Basel are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Basel

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Interlaken, Bern, Trümmelbachfälle
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Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Tue), take a stroll through Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at ARTBOX.GALLERY and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Basel to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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