24 days in Grand Est Itinerary

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Strasbourg
— 3 nights
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Obernai
— 1 day
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Selestat
— 1 night
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Kintzheim
— 1 night
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Ribeauville
— 2 nights
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Riquewihr
— 1 night
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Kaysersberg
— 1 night
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Eguisheim
— 2 nights
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Colmar
— 1 night
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Mulhouse
— 2 nights
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Luttenbach-pres-Munster
— 1 night
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Munster
— 2 nights
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La Bresse
— 2 nights
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Gerardmer
— 2 nights
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Xonrupt-Longemer
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Strasbourg — 3 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palais de Rohan, Parc de l'Orangerie, Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg and Chateau du Haut-Barr. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eglise Saint-Thomas and Citadelle de Bitche. Take a break from Strasbourg with a short trip to Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix in Rhodes, about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Parc Animalier Friedel and look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle de l'Ile du Rohrschollen.

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Obernai to Strasbourg is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. May in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Obernai.
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Obernai — 1 day

Obernai commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. Your list of things to see and do now includes Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, Eglise Saints Pierre et Paul, Cycl'Hop, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saints Pierre et Paul, don't miss a visit to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, get outside with Cycl'Hop, trek along Cascade du Hohwald, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Guirbaden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Marmoutier.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Obernai trip planner.

Obernai is just a short distance from Strasbourg. May in Obernai sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Selestat.
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Selestat — 1 night

Sélestat is a commune in the northeast region of France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Georges, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Foy, then do a tasting at Willy Gisselbrecht Winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Selestat trip planner.

Selestat is just a short distance from Obernai. May in Selestat sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kintzheim.
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Kintzheim — 1 night

Kintzheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.The Château de Kintzheim is a well-known landmark in the commune.HeraldryThe Kintzheim coat of arms is a black eagle on a white background. On the 8th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at La Montagne des Singes, explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de l'Assomption-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie de Bergheim, then explore the historical opulence of Ortenbourg Castle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at La Volerie des Aigles.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kintzheim trip planner.

Kintzheim is just a stone's throw from Selestat. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Ribeauville.
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Ribeauville — 2 nights

Ribeauvillé is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.Its inhabitants are called Ribeauvillois.GeographyThe town is located around 10mi north of Colmar and 75kmsouth of Strasbourg. On the 9th (Wed), make a splash at Piscine Intercommunale des Trois Chateaux, do a tasting at Gustave Lorentz, then admire the landmark architecture of Ancienne Synagogue de Bergheim, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Saint-Ulrich, and finally do a tasting at Cave de la Route Romaine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Mette, walk around Jardin de Ville, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at L'Aventure des Mines, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre-Dame de Dusenbach, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Wymann Xavier.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ribeauville online day trip planner.

Ribeauville is just a stone's throw from Kintzheim. In May, daily temperatures in Ribeauville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Riquewihr.
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Riquewihr — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Sentier Pieds Nus du Lac Blanc, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, get to know the resident critters at NaturoparC - Hunawihr, then examine the collection at La maison Hansi, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de la Communication - Postes-Transports-Telecoms -.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Riquewihr tour planning website.

Riquewihr is very close to Ribeauville. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Kaysersberg.
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Kaysersberg — 1 night

Chateau de Kaysersberg has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Kaysersberg, make a trip to Maison Faller-Brief, examine the collection at Musee du Vignoble Et des Vins d'Alsace, then relax in the rural setting at La Pommeraie, then make a trip to Chateau du Wineck, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Annonciation.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaysersberg trip itinerary planning tool.

Kaysersberg is just a stone's throw from Riquewihr. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Eguisheim.
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Eguisheim — 2 nights

Eguisheim is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.Eguisheim produces Alsace wine of high quality. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): play a few rounds at Alsace Golf Links, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, cruise along Zinnkoepfle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Pantaleon de Gueberschwihr, and finally Head underground at Replique de la Grotte de Lourdes.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Eguisheim vacation maker.

Eguisheim is just a short distance from Kaysersberg. In May in Eguisheim, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colmar.
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Colmar — 1 night

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.
On the 14th (Mon), hike along La voie Verte des Haute-Vosges, make a trip to Domaine Viticole de la Ville de Colmar, then make a trip to Salle du Corps de Garde, then admire the striking features of Maison Schongauer, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Protestante Saint-Matthieu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee du Textile des Vosges, do a tasting at Vignoble Jean Geiler, then steep yourself in history at Vauban Fortifications, then admire the striking features of Koifhus (Old Custom House), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Synagogue of Colmar.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colmar trip planner.

Colmar is just a short distance from Eguisheim. In May, daytime highs in Colmar are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mulhouse.
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Mulhouse — 2 nights

An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
On the 16th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Petite Camargue Alsacienne, explore the ancient world of Castle Landskron, then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Ferrette, and finally take in the history at Hartmannswillerkopf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Hôtel de ville - Musée Historique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Saint Etienne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Christophe de Belfort, then don't miss a visit to L'entrepot, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee De L'Impression Sur Etoffes De Mulhouse.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mulhouse online route builder.

Traveling by car from Colmar to Mulhouse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luttenbach-pres-Munster.
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Luttenbach-pres-Munster — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to La place du Marche a Munster, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle du Schaeferthal, then pause for some photo ops at Monument des Diables Bleus, and finally head outdoors with Petit Ballon d'Alsace.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Luttenbach-pres-Munster trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mulhouse to Luttenbach-pres-Munster in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Munster.
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Munster — 2 nights

On the 19th (Sat), look for gifts at Ferme du Versant du Soleil, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac des Truites, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire du Wettstein, then learn about winemaking at Vins Schoenheitz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Protestante de Munster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Catholique Saint-Leger, then stroll around Parc Dr. Albert Schweitzer, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St. Leger.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Munster online trip itinerary planner.

Munster is just a stone's throw from Luttenbach-pres-Munster. In May in Munster, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to La Bresse.
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La Bresse — 2 nights

La Bresse is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France. On the 21st (Mon), whizz through the canopy at Ballon d'Alsace Aventure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Pierre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie Paul Devoille, and finally examine the collection at Ecomusee du Pays de la Cerise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Saut du Bouchot, then identify plant and animal life at Plateau des Mille Etangs, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Kruth-Wildenstein, and finally examine the collection at Musee du Textile des Vosges.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our La Bresse travel route planning app.

Getting from Munster to La Bresse by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in La Bresse are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gerardmer.
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Gerardmer — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at L'Eglise Saint-Remy de Baccarat, see the interesting displays at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, then look and learn at Planetarium Epinal, then don't miss a visit to Fort Uxegney, and finally settle in for a delightful tour with Tous en Selle 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): tour the water at your own pace with La Chaloupe, stroll around Abbaye Notre Dame, and then delve into the lush surroundings at La Roche Saint-Martin.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gerardmer attractions planner.

Gerardmer is just a stone's throw from La Bresse. In May, daytime highs in Gerardmer are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Xonrupt-Longemer.
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Xonrupt-Longemer — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Camp celtique de la Bure, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade des Molieres, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint-Die Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglises Saint-Martin, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee faune lorraine.

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Xonrupt-Longemer is just a short distance from Gerardmer. May in Xonrupt-Longemer sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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