10 days in Luxembourg City, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

10 days in Luxembourg City, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

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10 days in Luxembourg City, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Colmar, France
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

3
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Take a break from Luxembourg City with a short trip to Chateau de Vianden in Vianden, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, and go for a walk through Place de la Constitution.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip itinerary maker tool .

Manchester, UK to Luxembourg City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Manchester to Luxembourg City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Luxembourg City, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Chateau de Vianden
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Take a break from Colmar with a short trip to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg in Orschwiller, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Little Venice, step into the grandiose world of Chapelle Saint-Leon IX, don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville, and appreciate the history behind Saint-Leon Fountain.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Colmar online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Luxembourg City to Colmar by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Colmar, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Basel.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Eguisheim, Vieille Ville, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

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Basel, Switzerland

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 out of town with these interesting Basel side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Alpenrose Landscape Gardens (in Wilderswil) and Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Clock Tower - Zytglogge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basel Minster, take a stroll through Basel's Old Town, stop by Jakob's Basler Leckerly, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Basel road trip site .

You can drive from Colmar to Basel in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Basel sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

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

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