12 days in Strasbourg, Baden-Baden & Zurich Itinerary

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Strasbourg, France
— 4 nights
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights


Strasbourg, France — 4 nights

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. 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Colmar (Old Town & Little Venice), Place Stanislas (in Nancy) and Gaec Engel Frederic et Fils (in Riquewihr). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville de Strasbourg.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Strasbourg is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in November, expect Strasbourg to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baden-Baden.
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 2 nights

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Golfpark Breisgau (in Herbolzheim), Heidelberg (Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), Altstadt (Old Town), &more) and Europa-Park (in Rust). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, walk around Lichtentaler Allee, try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and don't miss a visit to Battertfelsen.

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Getting from Strasbourg to Baden-Baden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Baden-Baden can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama & Chapel Bridge) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

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Getting from Baden-Baden to Zurich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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