5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

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5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

Start: Belgrade, Serbia
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  2​h
1
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
train:  30​min
2
Colmar, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
End: Belgrade, Serbia

1
night
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.
You've added Eglise Saint-Paul, European Parliament Strasbourg, Parc de l'Orangerie, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Strasbourg and then admire the landmark architecture of Place Kleber. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of La Petite France, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, admire the striking features of Maison Kammerzell, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Paul.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg travel route website .

Belgrade, Serbia to Strasbourg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Eglise Saint-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Paul
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of La Grand-Rue, do a tasting at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville de Turckheim, and finally examine the collection at Musee du Jouet.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Colmar online attractions planner .

Colmar is very close to Strasbourg. In December, daytime highs in Colmar are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Basel.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

La Grand-Rue, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, Vieille Ville de Turckheim
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Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Vieille Ville de Turckheim ©
Vieille Ville de Turckheim
Musee du Jouet ©
Musee du Jouet

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Wed), wander the streets of Basel's Old Town, then admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, then see the interesting displays at Basel Paper Mill Museum, and finally examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel tour itinerary planning app .

Drive from Colmar to Basel in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Basel

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
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Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum

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