60 days in Grand Est Itinerary

60 days in Grand Est Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Strasbourg
— 10 nights
2
Mulhouse
— 12 nights
3
Gerardmer
— 12 nights
4
Nancy
— 12 nights
5
Reims
— 13 nights

10
nights
Strasbourg

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.
Visiting La Volerie des aigles and Buvette aux Sept Ecluses will get you outdoors. Explore Strasbourg's surroundings by going to Vins fins et cremants d'Alsace Zeyssolff - Au Peche Vigneron (in Gertwiller), Jean Wach (in Andlau) and Chemins du Patrimoine (in Ville). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature du Ried et de l'Alsace Centrale, and grab your bike and head to Stride Strasbourg Indoor Bike Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Strasbourg trip simple and quick.

Istanbul, Turkey to Strasbourg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Strasbourg is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for slightly colder days in Strasbourg, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mulhouse.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Petite Pierre, Cascade du Nideck, Golf du Pays de Sarrebourg, Argant'Air Parapente, Le Puits a Six Seaux
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Volerie des aigles
La Volerie des aigles

12
nights
Mulhouse

Mulhouse ©
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Step out of the city life by going to Golf du Rhin and Petite Camargue Alsacienne. Venture out of the city with trips to Guebwiller (Grand Ballon, Eglise St. Leger, &more), Colmar (Fontaine Roesselmann, Au Brin de Paille, &more) and La Cave Du Vieil Armand (in Soultz). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Cite de l'Automobile, take some stellar pictures from Le Strangenberg, take a memorable drive along Zinnkoepfle, and identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature du Sundgau.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mulhouse online road trip planner.

Getting from Strasbourg to Mulhouse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Mulhouse are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Gerardmer.

Things to do in Mulhouse

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Colmar, Guebwiller, Soultzmatt, Eguisheim, Riquewihr
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Cumulus ©
Cumulus
NaturoparC - Hunawihr ©
NaturoparC - Hunawihr

12
nights
Gerardmer

Gerardmer ©
Escape the urban bustle at Route des Cretes and Lac de Lispach. Change things up with these side-trips from Gerardmer: Gazon du Faing (in Plainfaing), Circuit des Cascades de Tendon (in Tendon) and Lapoutroie (Eglise Sainte-Odile, Le Cellier des Montagnes, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lac de Gerardmer, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Reserve Naturelle Frankenthal-Missheimle, get outside with Tous en selle 88, and hike along Sentier Des Roches.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gerardmer trip itinerary site.

Getting from Mulhouse to Gerardmer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. December in Gerardmer sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Nancy.

Things to do in Gerardmer

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Bresse, Xonrupt-Longemer, Lapoutroie, Stosswihr, Bussang
Highlights from your plan
Lac de Gerardmer ©
Lac de Gerardmer
Cascade du Heidenbad ©
Cascade du Heidenbad
Le Hohneck ©
Le Hohneck

12
nights
Nancy

Nancy ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to UGOLF Chateau de Cherisey and L'Enclos aux Cigognes. Change things up with these side-trips from Nancy: Domaine Departemental de Lindre (in Lindre-Basse), Carriere du Barrois (in Freyming-Merlebach) and Creutzwald (Lac de Creutzwald & Chemin Historique). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Place Stanislas, explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, head outdoors with France Aventure Nancy, and contemplate the long history of Gros Ouvrage Maginot du Hackenberg.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nancy online trip planner.

Drive from Gerardmer to Nancy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nancy are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Reims.

Things to do in Nancy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Metz, Vigy, Creutzwald, Pont-a-Mousson, Vosges Balloons National Park
Highlights from your plan
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
UGOLF Chateau de Cherisey ©
UGOLF Chateau de Cherisey
Lac de Creutzwald ©
Lac de Creutzwald

13
nights
Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Ugolf Reims-Bezannes and Foret Domaniale de Verzy. Explore Reims' surroundings by going to Voie Verte Transsemoysienne (in Montherme), Charleville-Mezieres (Parc de l'ile du Vieux Moulin & Place Ducale) and Le Rocher des 4 Fils Aymon (in Bogny sur Meuse). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, play a few rounds at Golf de Reims, and do a tasting at Champagnes Pommery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Reims using our trip planner.

Take a train from Nancy to Reims in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Reims are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Epernay, Troyes, Charleville-Mezieres, Hautvillers, Verzy
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Ugolf Reims-Bezannes ©
Ugolf Reims-Bezannes
Les Faux de Verzy ©
Les Faux de Verzy