6 days in France & Basel Itinerary

6 days in France & Basel Itinerary

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Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Riquewihr, France
— 1 day
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Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

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.
Palais de Rohan has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), take a stroll through La Petite France, examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally try out the rides at Parc Animalier Friedel.

Plan trip to Strasbourg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

If you are flying in from Romania, the closest major aiports are Strasbourg Airport and Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town, Eglise des Dominicains and Eglise St-Martin. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take a stroll through Little Venice, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise des Dominicains, and finally make a trip to Old Town.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colmar trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Colmar in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Colmar sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Riquewihr.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Eglise des Dominicains ©
Eglise des Dominicains
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Riquewihr, France

Riquewihr ©
Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Your day by day itinerary now includes Vieille Ville, Dolder Tower, Hugel et Fils, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at Maison Zimmer, do a tasting at Hugel et Fils, then don't miss a visit to Dolder Tower, and finally make a trip to Vieille Ville.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Riquewihr day trip planning tool.

Riquewihr is just a stone's throw from Colmar. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Riquewihr

Nightlife · Wineries
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Maison Zimmer ©
Maison Zimmer
Dolder Tower
Dolder Tower
Hugel et Fils ©
Hugel et Fils

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Zurich, Old Town, Basel Minster, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Rathaus, steep yourself in history at Basel Minster, then stop by Old Town, and finally explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Basel tour planning website.

Getting from Riquewihr to Basel by car takes about an hour. In December in Basel, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster

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