Route & dates
19 days in Grand Est Itinerary
Fly + train: 27h
Strasbourg— 13 nights
train: 1h 30min
Nancy— 1 night
train: 2h 15min
Reims— 2 nights
train + Fly: 26h
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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.Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller), Colmar (Little Venice, Old Town, & more) and Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, wander the streets of La Petite France, explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, and do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz.
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Melbourne, Australia to Strasbourg is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Strasbourg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Strasbourg to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Nancy.
Things to do in Strasbourg
Colmar, Mulhouse, Ungersheim, Grand Est, Obernai
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Cultural Heart of Lorraine
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 1st (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll around Parc de la Pepiniere, then make a trip to Place Stanislas, and finally admire the local landmark of Place Duroc.
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Take a train from Strasbourg to Nancy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Reims.
Things to do in Nancy
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City of Kings
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.On the 2nd (Wed), learn about winemaking at Champagne Pierre Morlet, do a tasting at Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.
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You can take a train from Nancy to Reims in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Reims sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Reims
Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars, Champagne Pierre Morlet
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