7-Day France Road Trip from Strasbourg to Metz, Paris, and Reims

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Duration
7 days & 6 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
6 nights included
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7 days included
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Experience the freedom of the open road in France as you embark on an unforgettable 7-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Strasbourg, Metz, Paris, Reims, and Chessy. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in France takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Strasbourg, 1 night in Metz, 2 nights in Paris, and 1 night in Reims. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in France. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Strasbourg, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover France on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in France. Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Strasbourg, Metz, Paris, Reims, and Chessy, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of France. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in France.

Throughout your road trip in France, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in France.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in France fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in France today!

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Included

Hotel, 6 nights
Rental car, 7 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Reims - city in FranceReims / 1 night
Photo of Metz city view of Petit Saulcy an Temple Neuf and Moselle River in Summer, France.Metz / 1 night
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 2 nights
Photo of traditional half-timbered houses on picturesque canals in La Petite France in the medieval fairytale town of Strasbourg, France.Strasbourg / 2 nights
Chessy

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Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France best Destinations in Europe.Eiffel Tower
Photo of beautiful summer view of Louvre Museum, one of the world's most important museums, historic monument and parisian landmark, Paris, France.Louvre Museum
Photo of Disneyland Paris castle, France.Disneyland Paris
Photo of Arc de Triomphe  Early in the morning with the French flag, France.Arc de Triomphe
Photo of Champ de Mars view from top of Eiffel tower looking down see the entire city as a beautiful classic architecture, France.Champ de Mars
Photo of the Sacred Heart (Sacre Cœur Basilica),on Montmartre hill, Paris, France.Sacré-Cœur
Photo of Luxembourg gardens and palace with puffy clouds in Paris, France.Jardin du Luxembourg
Photo of Corner of the Tuileries Garden with flower bed and alley with sculptures in Paris in springtime, France.Tuileries Garden
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Photo of Cathedral of our lady of strasbourg in France.Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg
photo of Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees at morning in Paris, France.Place de la Concorde
photo of Park de la Orangerie in Strasbourg scenic beautiful view, Alsace region of France.Parc de l'Orangerie
Place Kléber, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, Metropolitan France, FrancePlace Kléber
The Cathedral of Saint Stephen in Metz, FranceMetz Cathedral
photo of Barrage Vauban at beautiful morning in Strasbourg, France.Barrage Vauban
Parc de l'Étoile
Architectural detail of the Museum of Modern Art in Strasbourg on a winter day. Inaugurated in December 1998 by Culture Minister Catherine Trautmann.Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
Saint-Remi Basilica in Reims, Champagne, FranceBasilica of Saint-Remi
photo of The German's Gate or Porte des Allemands in French from the 13th century at morning in Metz, France.Germans' Gate
Museum of La Cour d'Or, Metz, Moselle, Grand Est, Metropolitan France, FranceMuseum of La Cour d'Or
Pont du FaisanPont du Faisan

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Day 1

Day 1 – Strasbourg - arrival day

  • Strasbourg - Arrival day
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  • Parc de l'Étoile
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Your road trip adventure in France begins as soon as you reach Strasbourg and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Strasbourg for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Strasbourg is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Parc de l'Étoile or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Strasbourg. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in France. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Strasbourg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at La Cloche à Fromage RESTAURANT, a top-rated dining destination in Strasbourg. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Le Cannibale, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Jeannette and the Cycleux. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Strasbourg this evening.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Le Michel - Café - Brasserie, known for its lively atmosphere. Le Douanier is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Cathedral Beer Academy offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Raise a toast to the start of your 7-day road trip in France!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Strasbourg and Metz

  • Metz
  • Strasbourg
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Drive 165 km, 2 hours 12 min

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg
  • Place Kléber
  • Pont du Faisan
  • Barrage Vauban
  • Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 2 of your road trip in France. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Strasbourg. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Metz. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Strasbourg, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Metz. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 45 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg. This much-appreciated catholic cathedral is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 55,268 reviews.

Next up is place Kléber. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,963 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Pont du Faisan. This swing bridge has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 389 reviews.

Barrage Vauban is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This bridge has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,371 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. This art museum is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 3,634 reviews. Approximately 150,000 people come to see this attraction every year.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Metz, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you explore more of Metz, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at CHEZ BAPTISTE, a top-rated dining destination in Metz. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Buffalo Grill Metz, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at L'Aloyau. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Metz this evening.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Les BerThoM Metz, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Le Fo'Rhum is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Aux Paraiges is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in France.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Metz, Paris, and Reims

  • Paris
  • Reims
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Drive 336 km, 3 hours 54 min

  • Basilica of Saint-Remi
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Louvre Museum
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On day 3 of your road trip in France, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Paris and Reims. In the evening, you’ll end up in Paris, where you will stay for 2 nights.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Musée d'Orsay. This art museum gets 3,651,616 visitors each year and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 71,115 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Louvre Museum. This art museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 260,788 reviews. Usually, around 2,825,000 people visit Louvre Museum every year.

Reims’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Metz behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 53 min. Reims welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Basilica of Saint-Remi. This extraordinary minor basilica is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,786 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Paris. Paris offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Paris. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at L'Imprévu Café, an iconic dining spot in Paris. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Le Petit Châtelet, a popular restaurant in Paris. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Restaurant Guy Savoy, a hidden gem nestled in Paris. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Café de Paris V, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Dirty Dick, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Little Red Door likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Say good night to Paris and look forward to another great day of your road trip in France!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 18 km, 1 hour 36 min

  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Sacré-Cœur
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Day 4 of your road trip across France promises a magnificent time exploring Paris. You have 1 night left in Paris. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

When you're ready to see some sights, Jardin du Luxembourg is a great place to start. This urban park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 94,043 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Champ de Mars. This urban park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 172,488 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Eiffel Tower. This site gets more than 6,207,303 visitors annually. The lattice tower has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 322,389 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Arc de Triomphe. This triumphal arch is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 reviews. As a top-rated attraction, it's no surprise that 2,743,823 people visit Arc de Triomphe every year.

Sacré-Cœur is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this church building, rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 118,527 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique. This attraction gets 11,000,000 visitors every year.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Paris has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Paris offers and add your favorites to your France travel package below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Paris's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Saint James Paris, a highly-rated dining destination in Paris. If you're eager to try something different, consider Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at To Restaurant Paris. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Paris this evening.

Continue your lively evening at Prescription Cocktail Club, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Sherry Butt is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, The Highlander ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in France!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Paris, Chessy, and Reims

  • Reims
  • Paris
  • Chessy
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Drive 158 km, 2 hours 9 min

  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Disneyland Paris
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On day 5 of your exciting self-drive vacation in France, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Paris and Chessy. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Reims, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

After soaking in Paris’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Chessy. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 41 min. When you arrive in Chessy, it's time to take a break from the road.

Make place de la Concorde one of your first sightseeing stops in Paris. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 54,229 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Tuileries Garden is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This garden is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,172 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Paris, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Chessy. This drive usually takes around 41 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Disneyland Paris. This extraordinary amusement park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 256,402 visitors. Each year, around 13,400,000 people visit this remarkable site to admire its features and learn more about it.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Reims, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Reims. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at L'Apostrophe, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Le Tablier Reims offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Lexperience Restaurant Reims Centre. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Reims.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at The Glue Pot, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, BiBoViNo provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks. Likewise, Le Clos offers a memorable night with diverse drink options and excellent service.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in France.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Reims, Metz, and Strasbourg

  • Strasbourg
  • Metz
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Drive 354 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Museum of La Cour d'Or
  • Metz Cathedral
  • Germans' Gate
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Dive into day 6 of your remarkable road trip in France. Today you will explore Metz, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Strasbourg. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Reims, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Metz may take around 1 hour 57 min. Upon your arrival in Metz, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Museum of La Cour d'Or. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,301 visitors.

Metz Cathedral is another popular attraction you could visit today. This catholic cathedral has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,783 visitors.

Germans' Gate is also highly recommended by travelers. This city gate has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,520 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Strasbourg, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Strasbourg's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Hôtel Athena Restaurant & Spa Strasbourg, a highly-rated dining destination in Strasbourg. If you're eager to try something different, consider Café Bretelles - Petite France, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at La Hache. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Strasbourg this evening.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting A Maze In - 1er Live Escape Game de Strasbourg, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Le Grincheux is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Les BerThoM Strasbourg also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in France!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Strasbourg - departure day

  • Strasbourg - Departure day
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  • Parc de l'Orangerie
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Day 7 of your road trip in France is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Strasbourg before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in France, take time to indulge in shopping at Strasbourg’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of France. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of France forever.

Before you conclude your road trip in France, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Strasbourg.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. If you're eager to try something different, consider Au Crocodile, another top spot with a tantalizing menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Strasbourg. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in France!

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