50 days in Grand Est Itinerary

50 days in Grand Est Itinerary

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Strasbourg
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Strasbourg
— 8 nights
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Mulhouse
— 7 nights
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Nancy
— 8 nights
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Thionville
— 6 nights
Drive
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Romagne-sous-Montfaucon
— 6 nights
Drive
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Troyes
— 8 nights
Drive
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Mareuil-sur-Ay
— 5 nights
Drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Fly to Adelaide

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Strasbourg — 8 nights

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. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Memorial Alsace-Moselle (in Schirmeck), Ottrott (Chateau de Kagenfels & Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile) and Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster (in Ebersmunster). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of La Petite France, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz, and examine the collection at Palais de Rohan.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg day trip planning app.

Adelaide, Australia to Strasbourg is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or fly. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Strasbourg due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in July: highs in Strasbourg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mulhouse.
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Mulhouse — 7 nights

An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Get out of town with these interesting Mulhouse side-trips: Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim), Vieille Ville de Turckheim (in Turckheim) and Colmar (Little Venice, TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee National de l’Automobile – Collection Schlumpf, learn about all things military at Musee Serret, learn about winemaking at Vins d'Alsace Antoine Ehrhart, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau Saint-Ulrich.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mulhouse trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Mulhouse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Mulhouse sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nancy.
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Nancy — 8 nights

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nancy: Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix (in Rhodes), Metz (Gare de Metz-Ville, Place de la Comedie, &more) and Ecluse de Rechicourt-le-Chateau (in Rechicourt-le-Chateau). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Place Stanislas, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Berchigranges, explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, and learn about all things military at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Nancy trip site.

You can drive from Mulhouse to Nancy in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Nancy, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thionville.
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Thionville — 6 nights

Thionville is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thionville: Labyrinthe Vegetal de Vigy (in Vigy), Sedan (Cimetiere militaire Allemand & Castle of Sedan) and Lac de la Sangsue (in Briey). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo d'Amnéville, identify plant and animal life at Carriere du Barrois, examine the collection at Musee de l'Ardenne, and get in on the family fun at France Aventures.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Thionville online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Nancy to Thionville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daytime highs in Thionville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Romagne-sous-Montfaucon.
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Romagne-sous-Montfaucon — 6 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Romagne-sous-Montfaucon: Domaine de Vendresse (in Vendresse), Ermitage-Sanctuaire de Saint Walfroy (in Margut) and Ouvrage de La Ferte (in La Ferte-sur-Chiers).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Romagne-sous-Montfaucon day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Thionville to Romagne-sous-Montfaucon in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Troyes.
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Troyes — 8 nights

Many half-timbered houses from the 16th century remain in wonderful condition in the old town of Troyes.
Explore Troyes' surroundings by going to Mémorial Charles De Gaulle (in Colombey-les-deux-Eglises), Nigloland, Parc D'Attractions & Hotel (in Dolancourt) and Reims (Palais du Tau, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, learn about winemaking at Moet et Chandon, head outdoors with Grimpobranches, and see the interesting displays at Maison de l'Outil et de la Pensee Ouvriere.

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You can drive from Romagne-sous-Montfaucon to Troyes in 2.5 hours. In August in Troyes, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mareuil-sur-Ay.
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Mareuil-sur-Ay — 5 nights

Mareuil-sur-Ay is a former commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Billecart-Salmon. Change things up with a short trip to Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot in Vrigny (about 32 minutes away). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Cite du Champagne and make a trip to Les Attelages de Verzenay.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mareuil-sur-Ay trip planner.

Getting from Troyes to Mareuil-sur-Ay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mareuil-sur-Ay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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