4 days in Strasbourg & Colmar Itinerary

4 days in Strasbourg & Colmar Itinerary

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Strasbourg
— 1 night
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Colmar
— 2 nights
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Strasbourg

— 1 night

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. 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Barrage Vauban, take a stroll through La Petite France, then take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, and finally stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz, explore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, then see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

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Paris to Strasbourg is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Colmar

— 2 nights

Little Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden, make a trip to Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at Parc Attractions Haut Rhin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dolder Tower, make a trip to Vieille Ville, then make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, and finally wander the streets of Little Venice.

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You can drive from Strasbourg to Colmar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips