Weekend Getaway in Mulhouse

Day 1:

Arrive in Mulhouse and check into your hotel in the city center, ideally near the historic quarter or the Quartier de la Fonderie. These areas offer a central location and easy access to the main attractions.
Start your day by visiting the Cité de l’Automobile, a museum dedicated to automobiles. Explore its vast collection of vintage cars and learn about the history of the automotive industry.

Explore the charming streets of the historic quarter of Mulhouse. Visit the Temple Saint-Étienne, a beautiful Protestant church, and discover the local shops and cafes.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the local restaurants, savoring regional specialties such as flammekueche (Alsatian pizza) or choucroute garnie (sauerkraut with sausages).

Take a stroll through the Place de la Réunion, the central square of Mulhouse, and admire the picturesque buildings and the fountain.
Dine at a restaurant in the Quartier de la Fonderie, known for its industrial charm and culinary diversity.

Day 2:

Take a day trip to the nearby town of Colmar, located about 30 minutes away by car. Explore the charming streets of Colmar’s old town, known for its well-preserved half-timbered houses and canals.
Visit the Unterlinden Museum and discover its impressive art collection, including the famous Isenheim Altarpiece.

Return to Mulhouse and visit the Musée de l’Impression sur Étoffes, a museum dedicated to textile printing. Learn about the region’s textile industry and admire the vibrant fabrics on display.
Explore the Parc Zoologique et Botanique de Mulhouse, home to a variety of animal species and beautiful botanical gardens.

Dine at a restaurant in the historic quarter, enjoying the charming ambiance and the flavors of Alsatian cuisine.
Take a leisurely walk through the illuminated streets of Mulhouse, enjoying the ambiance and the city’s architectural beauty.

Day 3:

Visit the Musée de l’Électricité, housed in an old power station. Discover the history of electricity and its impact on society.
Take a scenic drive to the nearby town of Riquewihr, known for its well-preserved medieval architecture and vineyards. Explore the town, visit wineries, and enjoy wine tasting.

Return to Mulhouse and visit the Musée d’Histoire Naturelle, a natural history museum. Explore its exhibits and learn about the region’s flora, fauna, and geological history.
Explore the local markets, such as the Marché du Canal Couvert, and browse through the stalls filled with fresh produce, local products, and artisanal crafts.

Depart from Mulhouse, taking with you fond memories of your weekend getaway in this charming city.

Remember to check the opening hours and availability of attractions in advance, as well as any travel restrictions or guidelines that may be in place during your visit. Enjoy your trip to Mulhouse!