Strasbourg— 5 nights
Colmar— 9 nights
Sun, Aug 2 - Sun, Aug 16
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.Your day by day itinerary now includes Barrage Vauban as well as Europa-Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg. Attractions like La Petite France and Palais de Rohan make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, don't miss a visit to Parcours Historique d'Obernai, and get engrossed in the history at Alsatian Museum.
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Fontainebleau to Strasbourg is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Colmar.
Things to do in Strasbourg
Rust, Parcours Historique d'Obernai
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.Your day by day itinerary now includes Les Echelles de la mort, Ecomusee d'Alsace, Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will get to explore Observatoire de Merelle and Parc Attractions Haut Rhin. Family-friendly places like Route des Vins and Koifhus (Old Custom House) will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Colmar: Hartmannswillerkopf (in Wattwiller), Le Hohneck (in La Bresse) and Eglise Notre-Dame de Guebwiller (in Guebwiller). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Kaysersberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise des Dominicains, admire the landmark architecture of Maison Pfister, and go for a walk through Grand Rue De Colmar.
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You can drive from Strasbourg to Colmar in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Colmar can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Things to do in Colmar
Mulhouse, Le Hohneck, Chateau de Kaysersberg, Tour des Bouchers, Les Echelles de la mort
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