11 days in Grand Est Itinerary

11 days in Grand Est Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Grand Est attractions planner
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Nancy
— 1 night
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La Bresse
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mulhouse
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg
— 3 nights
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Nancy — 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Fri), tee off at UGOLF Chateau de Cherisey and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Eglise des Cordeliers, admire the masterpieces at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, then get outside with France Aventure Nancy, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Stanislas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nancy tour itinerary maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nancy is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Nancy sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to La Bresse.
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La Bresse — 3 nights

La Bresse is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France. Get in touch with nature at Lac de Gerardmer and Le Saut des Cuves. Bring the kids along to Route des Cretes and Le Hohneck. Venture out of the city with trips to Circuit des Cascades de Tendon (in Tendon) and Champ de Roches (in Granges-Sur-Vologne). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Lac de Lispach, relax in the rural setting at La Chevrerie du Brabant, hike along Sentier Des Roches, and see the sky in a new way at Observatoire de Merelle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Bresse online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Nancy to La Bresse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mulhouse.
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Mulhouse — 3 nights

An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Musee National de l’Automobile – Collection Schlumpf and Orlinda Lavergne will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer. Change things up with these side-trips from Mulhouse: Route des Vins d'Alsace (in Colmar) and Maison de la Nature du Sundgau (in Altenach). There's more to do: visit Ecomusee d'Alsace.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mulhouse road trip planning site.

You can drive from La Bresse to Mulhouse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Mulhouse, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg — 3 nights

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.
Visit Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg and Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like La Petite France and Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Get out of town with these interesting Strasbourg side-trips: Maginot Line - Fortress Four-a-Chaux (in Lembach), La Volerie des Aigles (in Kintzheim) and Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster (in Ebersmunster). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fort De Schoenenbourg, look for gifts at Poterie Fortune Schmitter, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Mulhouse to Strasbourg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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