11 days in Colmar, Lucerne & Meckenbeuren Itinerary

11 days in Colmar, Lucerne & Meckenbeuren Itinerary

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Colmar, France
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Meckenbeuren, Germany
— 1 night

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Colmar, France — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville, then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then get engrossed in the history at The Village of Hansi and his Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musée d'Unterlinden. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Old Town, then wander the streets of Little Venice, and then make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colmar vacation builder app.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Strasbourg Airport, Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport and Dole-Tavaux Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Colmar can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Lucerne on the 7th (Wed).
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 7 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First & Maennlichen) and Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Lucerne day trip planning app.

You can drive from Colmar to Lucerne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Meckenbeuren.
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Meckenbeuren, Germany — 1 night

Meckenbeuren is a municipality in the Bodensee district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): snap pictures at Hangebrucke Uber die Argen, then examine the collection at Hopfengut N°20, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Weingarten.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Meckenbeuren journey planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Meckenbeuren in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Meckenbeuren are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C.
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