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Alsace Half-Day Wine Tour from Colmar

1. Alsace Half-Day Wine Tour from Colmar

Depart Colmar and travel by fully equipped minivan through the rolling hills covered in vines and medieval castle ruins. Marvel at the charming villages of cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses decorated with flower boxes and brightly painted ensigns. Get an introduction to wine making in the region at 2 carefully selected wineries, where you will sample some of the best-known grape varieties of the Alsace, such as Riesling, Gewürztraminer or Sylvaner. Hear about the steps involved to produce wine, from the vineyards to the vat room and ageing cellar. Leave with a better understanding of an industry that produces more than 150 million bottles of wine per year.

Alsace Half-Day Wine Tour from Strasbourg

2. Alsace Half-Day Wine Tour from Strasbourg

Head out on a half-day tour of the Alsace region and learn about this enchanting wine regions. Leaving Strasbourg, you will follow the wine route on the way to the town of Obernai. As you travel, your driver will tell you about the 7 different types of Alsace wines. Once in Obernai, take a guided walking tour of the winding streets, old houses with multicolored tiles, ensigns, and ramparts, and see the statue of St Odile, the patron saint of Alsace. Then stop at your first winery for a tasting session. Continue on to visit another winery in a typical Alsace caveau (a small wine cellar). Afterward, make your way back to Strasbourg, admiring the beautiful landscapes along the way.

From Strasbourg: Half-Day Tour of Alsace Villages

3. From Strasbourg: Half-Day Tour of Alsace Villages

Enjoy the quaint villages and stunning views along the Alsace wine route on this half-day trip from Strasbourg. Visit Barr, Mittlebergheim, and Andlau and discover these towns' expansive vineyards and historic buildings. Begin your tour in Strasbourg and head out on the Alsace wine route. In Barr, marvel at its famous vineyards, which produce the famous Alsatian Sylvaner, Riesling, and Gewurztraminer wines. Enjoy the town hall's intriguing architecture and see the Marco Folie, an 18th-century house turned museum. Continue to Mittlebergheim, a hillside village filled with winemakers' houses. As you wander through the narrow streets, admire the Renaissance town hall with its façade made of arches. Finish your tour with a guided visit to Andlau. Wander through the dainty streets dotted with old houses and learn about this town's long history. Find the ancient Saint Peter - Saint Paul Abbatial Church. Marvel at the church's Portal, decorated with beautiful Romanesque sculptures and the frieze-covered facade before returning to Strasbourg.

Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

4. Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

You’ll depart Strasbourg in the morning and make your first stop on this day-long tour in Colmar. Discover the charm of the old town, and visit the Pfister house, the Koïfhus, St. Martin’s Collegiate Church, and the picturesque neighborhoods of Little Venice. Explore the lovely village of Eguisheim, surrounded by vineyards. Admire its narrow streets, and the half-timbered houses with their colorful flowers.  Continue on to the fortified town of Riquewirh. Surrounded by ramparts, the village has survived wars and remained intact. See its tiny streets, fortified walls, and 16th-century houses, admiring the architectural harmony. You’ll have free time to explore the town and have lunch. After lunch you’ll follow the scenic Alsace Wine Route. Situated between the Rhine valley and the Vosges mountain range, the 60-year-old route winds across hilly slopes for over 170 kilometers. When you reach Haut Koenigsbourg Castle your guide will take you on a tour of the mighty fortress that overlooks the valley. Built during the 12th century, the Castle occupied a strategic position controlling the wine and wheat routes to the north and the salt route from the east.

Alsace Villages Half-Day Tour from Colmar

5. Alsace Villages Half-Day Tour from Colmar

Begin your guided walking tour in Kaysersberg, a village famous for its quaint half-timbered, cobbled streets, and enjoy some free time here to explore by yourself. Then, follow the Alsace wine route and stop along the way for great photo opportunities. Arrive in Riquewihr for a guided walking tour of this magnificent small town. Surrounded by vineyards, this fortified town is a jewel. The village is full of beautifully-colored, half-timbered residences and facades decorated with old shop signs. Omnipresent flowers and creepers add to the charm of the village. From there, head to Hunawihr, the last stop and one of the most beautiful villages in France, known for its numerous artisan shops and multiple cultural landmarks.

From Colmar: Alsace Villages Tour and Wine Tasting

6. From Colmar: Alsace Villages Tour and Wine Tasting

Depart Colmar and journey in a small group to the traditional small town of Eguisheim. Surrounded by vineyards, the narrow and concentric streets highlight the architectural merits of its half-timbered houses, lovingly decorated with flowers. After a walk in the village, continue your tour to the fortified town of Riquewihr, passing by the village of Turckheim, where you can admire many traditional Alsace style houses, overflowing with flowers. In Riquewihr, stroll through the tiny streets lined with old houses that have preserved their 16th-century splendor. Get some free time to explore on your own and find a nice spot for lunch. Then, travel along the breathtaking Alsace wine route between the Rhine Valley and Vosges Mountains. Get amazing views of the undulating, vine-covered hills and quaint villages with narrow streets and flower-decked houses. Arrive at the medieval Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg overlooking the valley. Learn how the castle once controlled the wine and wheat routes to the north and salt route from the east.

Alsace: Private Wine Tour

7. Alsace: Private Wine Tour

During your wine tasting tour, you will learn about the rich diversity of grapes grown, the influence of the many varied soils and the importance of terroir. On your private wine tour visit exceptional wineries that many other tour groups do not venture to. It is this exclusivity to these particular charming wineries that will make your wine experience with so unique and special. Rncounter some esteemed wine producing families whose multi-award winning wines are produced strictly in accordance with organic and bio-dynamic practices. Tour groups are limited to between 2 – 6 people, so that you can enjoy the close interaction and personal attention of a small group dynamic.

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What people are saying about Alsace

Thank you very much for the tour!!! The tour was just what you would want for first taste of Alsace wink wink. Some information about grapes of the region and wine yards and traditions of the place. The guide was very warm, welcoming and very fun! It was one of the biggest highlights of our week in Strasbour.❤️

I feel like I learned a lot and tasted some delicious wine! I'm more of a red wine drinker but now I have a new appreciation for the white wines. The guide and the wineries were friendly and fun. The group dynamic is very positive with only 8 people. I highly recommend!

Essential visit to the towns near Colmar, in a small group Despite being in English, Myriam made the tour very enjoyable and knowing Spanish, she added some comments in our language Recommended

The guide was nice and knowledgeable. She answered questions satisfactorily.

Nice walk, well worth it. The towns are beautiful and the excellent guide