Mulhouse: what to do, what to see...

Mulhouse is the creative heart of Alsace. Is proximity to Germany and Switzerland has influenced its heritage, museums, monuments and dynamism. An industrial bent is celebrated through a number of museums based on automobiles, trains and textiles. The flavours of Mulhouse can be enjoyed at the iconic markets, including the famous Christmas market, or with a glass of wine or Alsatian beer at the Place de la Reunion’s pavement cafés.
WHAT TO SEE

• The Automobile Museum presenting the largest collection of vintage cars in the world
• Mulhouse's historical centre with its 18th Century former town hall and 19th Century "Nouveau Quartier"
• The national railway museum, the largest museum of its kind in Europe
• The printed textile museum, the most important collection of printed textiles in the world
• A walk in the beautiful Zoological and Botanical Park created in 1868

WHAT TO DO

• Mulhouse's Christmas Market with its exclusively designed fabric; a new creation every year
• 4 days of the Scènes de Rue street theatre festival
• Diner at Il Cortile, the only Michelin star Italian restaurant in France
• Meet a Mulhouse Alsace Greeter and discover the city
• The Gambrinus restaurant and pub serving beer from its microbrewery

WHAT TO TASTE

• “Fleischschnacka” (“snake meat”), minced “pot au feu” meat rolled in pasta, traditional of southern Alsace
• Famous Alsatian wines from a wine cellar along the wine route
• “Bredalas”, typical Alsatian biscuits enjoyed during Advent and Christmas
• Alsatian sweet brioche “Kouglof” with dried grapes and almonds
• The flame-grilled tart traditionally made of thin pastry, sour cream, onions and bacon

WHAT TO BRING BACK

• A suitcase full of “Bredala” biscuits
• A piece of the exclusive Christmas fabric of the year
• White Alsatian wines from local wine cellars
• Souvenirs of Mulhouse from “La Boutique” at the Tourist Office
• A unique and original piece of art from MOTOCO

Getting to Mulhouse