5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

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5 days in Strasbourg, Colmar & Basel Itinerary

Start: Belgrade, Serbia
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  2​h
1
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h
2
Colmar, France
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
End: Belgrade, Serbia

1
night
Strasbourg, France

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.
You've added Place Kleber, Palais de Rohan, Place Gutenberg, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), admire the striking features of Place Kleber. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of La Petite France, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, make a trip to Place Gutenberg, then admire the striking features of Maison Kammerzell, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Strasbourg vacation maker site .

Belgrade, Serbia to Strasbourg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. December in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Eglise Saint-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Paul

2
nights
Colmar, France

Colmar ©
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.
You've added Little Venice, Eglise des Dominicains, Eglise St-Martin, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar travel itinerary planner.

Colmar is very close to Strasbourg. In December in Colmar, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Basel.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Koifhus (Old Custom House) ©
Koifhus (Old Custom House)
Eglise St-Martin ©
Eglise St-Martin
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

1
night
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 list of things to see and do now includes Pfalz, Basel Minster, Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, and other attractions. On the 1st (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Basel, don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen, see the interesting displays at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basel Minster, then take some stellar pictures from Pfalz, and finally make a trip to Rathaus.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Basel tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Colmar to Basel takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Historic Sites
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Kunstmuseum Basel ©
Kunstmuseum Basel
Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel ©
Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster

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