VILLAGES AND/OR WINES OF ALSACE PRIVATE HALF DAY FROM COLMAR
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
In the morning, we will come and pick you up at your centrally located accommodation in Strasbourg. Meet your English speaking driver guide (other languages on request) who will go over the program and itinerary of this small group private half day trip to some of the most picturesque villages of Alsace. Then board your air conditioned vehicle and begin your half day tour en route to the Alsace region.
Choose History, Wine, or Both in Alsace!
This highly recommended sightseeing tour has been designed to satisfy your personal taste. If there are two things that cannot be missed in Alsace its fairy tale villages and the wines that are produced here!
Option 1: Authentic Villages & towns of Alsace
Follow your guide as he takes you around the Alsace countryside to visit some of the most emblematic & beautiful villages located in the vicinity of Colmar. Visit Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, or Rouffach that all offer picture perfect historical medieval centers with Renaissance buildings and houses, flower decked homes that mostly date back to the 16th century. As you experience walking tours in the villages, meet the locals, taste local specialties its all up to you as your guide of the day will adapt the tour to your wishes.
Option 2: Taste local Wines of Alsace
Or why not decide to be introduced to the local white wines of the Alsace region? Follow the stunning Alsace wine route and cross beautiful towns & villages that are nestled along the route. Meet local wine makers that will explain the type of wines they produce and the soil the vines are grow on. This great experience will be followed by a tasting sessions. Here, wine tasting is synonym with local delicacies so don't be surprised if you are served some kougelhopf (Alsace Brioche) during your tastings. color, aromas and style.
Option 3: Combine the first two Options!
Take the best of both worlds and combine the visit to authentic villages with a wine tasting session in one of our carefully selected wineries. This option is perfect for those who want to get a more global feel of what Alsace has to offer. We will take you to 1 or 2 villages to visit historical medieval centers and combine this with wine tastings of great Alsace white wines such as Riesling, Pinot Gris, Sylvaner, Gewurztraminer and even Alsace sparkling.
Please note that for those with a bit more time in Colmar we organise full day private day trips and guided tours to the most important sites of the region including the castle of Haut Koenigsbourg.