26 days in France Itinerary

26 days in France Itinerary

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26 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Obernai
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Ribeauville
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Hunawihr
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
6
Orschwiller
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
7
Colmar
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
8
Eguisheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Kaysersberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Riquewihr
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Selestat
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Paris

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and then take a stroll through Moret-sur-Loing. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Musee intercommunal d'Etampes, then stop by Bois l’Epicier, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Maintenon.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Musee intercommunal d'Etampes, Moret-sur-Loing, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Bois l’Epicier
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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups

3
nights
Strasbourg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stop by Centre International d'Art Verrier de Meisenthal (CIAV), then admire the masterpieces at Musee Lalique, then get engrossed in the history at Alsatian Museum, and finally take a stroll through La Petite France.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Strasbourg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll set off for Obernai on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Centre International d'Art Verrier de Meisenthal (CIAV), Roppenheim The Style Outlets, Musee Lalique
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Musee Lalique ©
Musee Lalique
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

2
nights
Obernai

Obernai ©
Obernai commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz, then don't miss a visit to Mont Sainte Odile, then see the interesting displays at Manufacture Royale d'Armes Blanches, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saints Pierre et Paul. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Cristal Lehrer Bruno, then learn about winemaking at Gerald Kieffer Vins d'Alsace, then learn about winemaking at Vins d'Alsace Mosbach, and finally make a trip to Parcours Historique d'Obernai.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Obernai online trip itinerary builder .

Obernai is just a short distance from Strasbourg. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Ribeauville.

Things to do in Obernai

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Domaine Albert Seltz, Vins d'Alsace Mosbach, Gerald Kieffer Vins d'Alsace, Manufacture Royale d'Armes Blanches, Cristal Lehrer Bruno
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Mont Sainte Odile ©
Mont Sainte Odile
Vins d'Alsace Mosbach ©
Vins d'Alsace Mosbach

2
nights
Ribeauville

Ribeauville ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Tour des Bouchers, then get to know the fascinating history of La Grand-Rue, and then look for gifts at Cave de Ribeauville. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Girsberg, steep yourself in history at Porte Haute, and then try your luck at Casino Barriere de Ribeauville.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Ribeauville trip planner .

You can drive from Obernai to Ribeauville in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Hunawihr.

Things to do in Ribeauville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Porte Haute
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Chateau Girsberg ©
Chateau Girsberg
Cave de Ribeauville ©
Cave de Ribeauville
Tour des Bouchers ©
Tour des Bouchers

2
nights
Hunawihr

Hunawihr ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stop by Cave Coopérative de Hunawihr, then learn about winemaking at Domaine David Ermel & Fils, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at NaturoparC - Hunawihr, then do a tasting at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Papillons.

For photos and tourist information, use the Hunawihr trip itinerary site .

Hunawihr is just a stone's throw from Ribeauville. In October, daily temperatures in Hunawihr can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will leave for Orschwiller on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Hunawihr

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
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Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Domaine David Ermel & Fils ©
Domaine David Ermel & Fils
Cave Coopérative de Hunawihr ©
Cave Coopérative de Hunawihr

2
nights
Orschwiller

Orschwiller ©
Orschwiller is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in northeastern France.The Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is located in the commune. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Domaine Koeberle-Kreyer, step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then do a tasting at Domaine Claude et Christophe Bleger, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Allimant-Laugner. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): do a tasting at Domaine Fernad Engel, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Maurice, then look for gifts at Ehret Creation, and finally hike along Sentier des Passeurs.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orschwiller road trip planning tool .

Orschwiller is just a short distance from Hunawihr. In October in Orschwiller, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll set off for Colmar on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Orschwiller

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Domaine Fernad Engel, Ehret Creation, Domaine Koeberle-Kreyer, Sentier des Passeurs
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Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Domaine Koeberle-Kreyer ©
Domaine Koeberle-Kreyer
Domaine Allimant-Laugner ©
Domaine Allimant-Laugner

2
nights
Colmar

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.
On the 30th (Wed), take a stroll through Little Venice, steep yourself in history at Maison Schongauer, then explore the world behind art at Musee Bartholdi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Unterlinden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Koifhus (Old Custom House), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Couvert, then admire the masterpieces at The Village of Hansi and his Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Petite Camargue Alsacienne.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Colmar driving holiday planning tool .

Colmar is just a stone's throw from Orschwiller. In October in Colmar, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Eguisheim.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Petite Camargue Alsacienne
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Musee Bartholdi ©
Musee Bartholdi
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden

2
nights
Eguisheim

Eguisheim ©
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 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Cité du Train - Musée français du chemin de fer, learn about winemaking at Domaine Gruss & Fils, and then make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at Cite de l'Automobile, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, and then learn about winemaking at Vins et Cremants D'Alsace Ginglinger - Fix.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Eguisheim sightseeing planning tool .

Eguisheim is very close to Colmar. In November in Eguisheim, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaysersberg.

Things to do in Eguisheim

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Voegtlinshoffen, Mulhouse, Domaine Lipp & Fils, Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, Hartmannswillerkopf
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3
nights
Kaysersberg

Kaysersberg ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Kaysersberg and then ponder the design of Fontaine Constantin. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Memorial 1ere Armee, stop by Confiserie des Hautes Vosges, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Andre Blanck & ses Fils, then do a tasting at Domaine Paul Blanck, and finally do a tasting at Domaine Pierre Adam.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Kaysersberg driving holiday planning tool .

Kaysersberg is just a stone's throw from Eguisheim. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You will leave for Riquewihr on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Kaysersberg

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kientzheim, Domaine Pierre Adam, Musee Memorial Le Linge, Domaine Meyer-Fonne, Confiserie des Hautes Vosges
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Domaine Paul Blanck ©
Domaine Paul Blanck
Domaine Andre Blanck & ses Fils ©
Domaine Andre Blanck & ses Fils
Musee Memorial Le Linge ©
Musee Memorial Le Linge

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nights
Riquewihr

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. On the 6th (Wed), stop by Maison Alsacienne de Biscuiterie, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tour des Voleurs, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint-Die Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Le Chateau de Luneville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee de la Communication - Postes-Transports-Telecoms -, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise protestant Sainte-Marguerite, do a tasting at Hugel et Fils, examine the collection at La maison Hansi, then do a tasting at Dopff & Irion, and finally make a trip to Dolder Tower.

Discover how to plan a Riquewihr trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Riquewihr is very close to Kaysersberg. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Selestat.

Things to do in Riquewihr

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Die Cathedral, Le Chateau de Luneville
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Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Hugel et Fils ©
Hugel et Fils

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Selestat

Selestat ©
Sélestat is a commune in the northeast region of France. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at La Maison du Pain. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster, learn about winemaking at Domaine Hubert Meyer, do a tasting at Jean-Marie Straub, get engrossed in the history at Bibliotheque Humaniste, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Foy, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Georges.

Plan my day in Selestat using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Selestat is just a stone's throw from Riquewihr. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Selestat

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blienschwiller, Dambach-la-Ville, Domaine Achillee, Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster, Memorial de la Ligne Maginot du Rhin
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Jean-Marie Straub ©
Jean-Marie Straub
Domaine Achillee ©
Domaine Achillee
Domaine Hubert Meyer ©
Domaine Hubert Meyer

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