Visit the villages and enjoy the landscapes of France's Alsace region by joining this 8-hour guided tour. Travel the Wine Route and enjoy a wine tasting session, visit Colmar and Riquewihr, and take a short walk in a vineyard with a glass of sparkling wine. Travel in small groups of no more than 7 in a comfortable and air-conditioned mini-van. Round-trip transportation from Strasbourg included.
Your local, English, German and French-speaking driver will pick you from your hotel in the morning and you will head to the Alsace Wine Route for a journey along the vineyard. The way along the route, between vineyard and mountains, will be an opportunity for your driver to tell you more about the Alsace region and its history. First, head to Colmar, capital of Alsace Wines, with its lovely flowered streets, cathedral and la Petite Venise. On your way along the Wines Route, you will stop in a vineyard for a short, easy walk, followed by a well-deserved glass of Crémant d'Alsace (sparkling wine) with a view!Spend your lunch break in the medieval village Riquewihr, known as the gem of the vineyard, with enough time to visit and enjoy some local specialties (at own expense). Your driver will be pleased to suggest or book restaurants according to your wishes. In the afternoon, admire the traditional villages along the Alsace Wine Route including Ribeauvillé, Bergheim, or Obernai. The journey is punctuated by a wine tasting session of 5 to 7 wines at one of the wineries! Please note: The tour provider works with approximately 15 wineries, most of them small, family-owned and traditional wineries. The agenda and villages visited can slightly change according to the wineries visited, making every tour unique!