A full-day tour highlighting Alsace's unique charm and culture. Visits to Colmar Eguisheim village & wine tasting; Riquewihr and Haut-Koenigsbourg castles.
Pick up in Strasbourg and depart for the beautiful town of Colmar. Discover the charm of the old town its picturesque neighborhoods prestigious monuments the Pfister house the Koïfhus and the Saint Martin collegiate church.
Then depart for the most beautiful village of Eguisheim. Surrounded by vineyards the narrow and concentric streets highlight the architecturally distinct half-timbered houses lovingly decorated with flowers. After a walk in the village participate in a wine tasting session to discover the world renowned Alsace wines in a typical winery.
Your tour then continues in the beautiful town of Riquewirh. Surrounded by ramparts the village has been very fortunate to survive war and destruction. Its tiny streets fortified walls and old houses have kept their 16th Century splendor virtually intact making for remarkable architectural harmony.
Free time for personal discovery and lunch. After lunch you will follow the breathtaking Alsace Wine Route. Located between the Rhine valley and the Vosges mountain range the 60-year old route winds across the slopes for more than 170 kms passing rows of undulating vine-covered hills and through quaint villages with narrow streets and charming flower-decked houses clustered around the local church steeple.
Finally reach Haut Koenigsbourg Castle where you’ll follow your guide for a tour of this mighty fortress that overlooks the valley. Built in 12th Century the castle occupied a strategic position controlling the wine and wheat routes to the North and the salt route that came from the East. After the visit return to Strasbourg. Tour is on request.
• Tour requires a minimum of two participants
• Wine tasting fees are included unless stated as optional.
• Meals drinks gratuities personal insurance and expenses are not included.
• Winery visits are not private. Prices include the services of an accredited English speaking guide/driver.
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