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From Strasbourg: Best Of Alsace Historical Day Trip

From Strasbourg: Best Of Alsace Historical Day Trip

The tour begins with departure from Strasbourg bus station and heads to the first stop of the day, historical Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle. Upon arrival, admire the building’s architecture, learn about the people who once lived here, and marvel at the castle's stunning views across the Black Forest. After the castle, the open-top bus follows the famous Alsace Wine Route, making a stop at one of the region's most well-preserved medieval villages along the way, Riquewihr. Spend some free time wandering through the village’s picturesque streets, shop at a local store for a souvenir, or find a cozy restaurant for lunch. The tour continues to Kaysersberg next, to marvel at its beautiful fortified bridge nestled amongst the quaint village surroundings. Your day trip finishes with a visit to Colmar, a unique and endearing country town, for a ride on the tourist train. Please note that the tourist train doesn't run in November. Instead, there will be free time in the city. The guide only speaks french - but audioguides will have all language options

Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

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.

From Colmar: Alsace Medieval and Wine Tasting Day Tour

From Colmar: Alsace Medieval and Wine Tasting Day Tour

Discover picturesque Alsace on our one-day sightseeing tour from Colmar. Immerse yourself in the charm, history, and culinary delights of this magnificent region. Our first stop is the enchanting village of Eguisheim. Stroll through its narrow streets, admire the colorful half-timbered houses, and soak up its medieval ambiance. Next, we head to Kaysersberg, another Alsatian gem. Be amazed by its traditional architecture, fortified bridge, and rich heritage. We’ll make a short stop at the Sigolsheim Necropolis, a memorial to soldiers who fell during World War II, offering a panoramic view of the Alsace Wine Route. Our next destination is Riquewihr, famous for its medieval charm. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch break and taste the region’s gastronomic specialties in one of the charming village restaurants. Afterwards, we’ll visit the majestic Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg. Entrance to the castle is included in our tour, allowing you to explore the various rooms, stroll through the courtyards and admire the architectural beauty of this medieval fortress. You’ll also enjoy breathtaking views of the Vosges mountains, the Alsace plain and the Black Forest in Germany. Our final stop is at a local vineyard, where you can sample the fine wines of Alsace. Immerse yourself in the art of winemaking and let your taste buds savor the unique aromas of this renowned wine region. After enjoying the tasting, we’ll take the road back to Colmar. Take home unforgettable memories of Alsace, its picturesque villages, delicious wines, and exceptional heritage. Join us for a unique experience that will make you fall in love with Alsace and everything it has to offer.

Pass Alsace : The Best of Alsace in your Pocket

Pass Alsace : The Best of Alsace in your Pocket

Organize your trip to Alsace with free entry to a large choice of museums, castles, wildlife parks, and more. With the Pass Alsace, enjoy free entry to over 60 sites in Alsace. Head to the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, the Monkeys Mountain or the Batorama sightseeing boat tour in Strasbourg. Benefit from discounts and reductions across the area.  Download the Pass Alsace application! This application allows users to view all the Pass'Alsace partners and obtain information about each of them. By activating the geolocation function, you can also find the tourist sites closest to you. Combined with a Pass'Alsace, it provides information on all the visits possible with the Pass'Alsace, period of validity and the time remaining. Included with Pass'Alsace: 1. Castle of Fleckenstein in Lembach 2. Castle of Challenges in Lembach 3. Four à Chaux in Lembach 4. Museum Lalique  5. Glass Museum in Meisenthal 6. Crystal Museum in Saint-Louis 7. La Villa, archeological centre in Dehlingen 8. Museum of the Battle in 1870 9. Petroleum Museum in Merkwiller 10. Rural farm from l’Outre Forêt in Kutzenhausen 11. Castle of Lichtenberg  12. Museum Pays de Hanau in Bouxwiller 13. Judeo-Alsatian Museum in Bouxwiller 14. Houses of rocks in Graufthal 15. Alsatian Museum in Haguenau  16. Luggage Museum in Haguenau  17. Historical Museum in Haguenau  18. Maison des Arts in Bischwiller 19. Museum der Laub in Bischwiller 20. Villa Meteor in Hochfelden  21. Museum in Rohan’s Castle in Saverne  22 à 30. City Museums in  Strasbourg (you can choose 3 among 9 museums, (including Alsace, Archaeology, Decorative Arts, Modern Art, Fine Arts, History, Tomi Ungerer, Oeuvre Notre Dame and Zoology)) 31. POPGuide Strasbourg 32. One City Tours in Strasbourg (byke renting + géocaching) 33. Le Vaisseau in Strasbourg 34. The Secrets of Chocolat Museum in Geispolsheim 35. Mémorial Alsace-Moselle in Schirmeck 36. Museum of gingerbread and Alsatian folk art in Gertwiller  37. The Workshops of the Seigneurie in Andlau 38. The House of the Distiller in Châtenois  39. Eagles park in Kintzheim  40. Monkeys Mountain in Kintzheim  41. Castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg in Orschwiller 42. Cigoland in Sélestat 43. The bread House in Sélestat 44. The Humanist Library in  Sélestat 45. Tellure Silver Mine in  Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 46. NaturOparC in Hunawihr 47. Schweitzer Center in Kaysersberg-Vignoble 48. Castle of Hohlandsbourg  49. Museum of Wood and Heritage Trades in Labaroche 50. Unterlinden Museum in Colmar 51. Toy Museum in Colmar 52. The Hansi Village and Museum in Colmar 53. House of cheese in Gunsbach (Valley of Munster) 54. Mausa Vauban, urban and street-art museum 55. Ecomusée d’Alsace in Ungersheim  56. Historial franco-allemand du Hartmannswillerkopf  57. The François Schneider Foundation, contemporary art centre in Wattwiller 58. Museum of wallpaper in Rixheim 59 Museum Electropolis in Mulhouse 60. Mulhouse Zoological and Botanical Park in Mulhouse 61. Firefighters’ Museum in Vieux-Ferrette

Alsace : cellar visit and Wine Time (tea time around wine)

Alsace : cellar visit and Wine Time (tea time around wine)

I welcome you to the cellar with a glass of wine to start the tasting. We will then watch an informative video on the Alsace wine-making process (adapted for children). I will take you to visit the family cellar dating back to 1850, and discover the century-old oak barrels that we still use to make our wines. In 2020 following the organic conversion of my entire estate, we renovated our cellar and use now of this new space to offer our visitors a new activity. We have a scenographic experience in the cellar with a 180° immersive video projected on barrels : unique in France... It is a film about my rather rich personal history, and about my work philosophy. The whole video is projected in the cellar, on century-old oak barrels at 180° (mapping on some sequences) with sound work, throwing the audience in total immersion in my story. We will continue this "Wine time" (tea time around wine) in our tearoom with sweet and salty delicacies : cheese, delicatessen, macaron, gingerbread, fruit, chocolate coulis and fruit coulis. You also cannot register the children, and they can choose a snack directly here. A guide is at your disposal throughout the visit to exchange and answer your questions. Alsace Tourism trophy in 2021 and French Outstanding Trophy of Wine Tourism 2022.

Gertwiller: Alsace Cellar Tour, Wine Tasting & Picnic Basket

Gertwiller: Alsace Cellar Tour, Wine Tasting & Picnic Basket

We welcome you to the cellar with a glass of wine to start the tasting. We will then watch an informative video on the Alsace wine-making process (adapted for children). We will take you to visit the family cellar dating back to 1850, and discover the century-old oak barrels that we still use to make our wines. In 2020 following the organic conversion of the entire estate, we renovated our cellar and now use this new space to offer our visitors a new activity. We have a scenographic experience in the cellar with a 180° immersive video projected on barrels : unique in France... This movie is not a remake of the video about wine-making process...but a movie about our rich personal history, and about our work philosophy. The whole experience is projected in the cellar, on century-old oak barrels at 180° (mapping on some sequences) with sound work, throwing the audience in total immersion in our story. We will end the tasting in the wine shop. Then we will give you your picnic basket to take away and enjoy in the vines or at home. It includes : 1 pretzel, bread, a selection of 3 cheeses, a selection of 3 delikatessen, a small bottle of water, a fruit, cutlery, a napkin and a bag. Some hike tips will be given in the bag as well. A vegetarian picnic basket is available, please let us know in advance. For children, the same picnic basket will be given to them if they have a reseravtion. You can also not register the children, the visit is free for them (but they will not have any picnic basket). A guide is at your disposal throughout the whole experience to exchange and answer your questions.

Strasbourg, Colmar, Eguisheim, Riquewihr : Excursion privée

Strasbourg, Colmar, Eguisheim, Riquewihr : Excursion privée

Embark on a journey that will transport you through the heart of Alsace, a region renowned for its picturesque vineyards, charming towns, and centuries of history. Our day trip from Strasbourg takes you on a delightful adventure along the Alsace Wine Route, a meandering path through the rolling hills and vine-covered landscapes that have made this region famous. Highlights of Your Day Trip: Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle: Begin your day with a visit to the majestic Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, a towering fortress perched on a hill, offering breathtaking views of the Alsace countryside. This beautifully restored medieval castle takes you back in time, with its well-preserved architecture, ramparts, and immersive exhibitions. Explore the history, legends, and strategic importance of this iconic landmark as you wander through its halls. Colmar: After the castle, your journey continues to Colmar, a town that seems to have leaped straight from the pages of a fairytale. Often called "Little Venice" for its charming canals and colorful half-timbered houses, Colmar exudes old-world charm and an artistic ambiance. Stroll through its cobblestone streets, admire the quaint squares, and explore its many museums and art galleries. Be sure to visit the Unterlinden Museum, Eguisheim: St. Peter and Paul Church: Visit this historic church featuring beautiful stained-glass windows and a striking Gothic bell tower. The Ramparts: Wander along the well-preserved medieval ramparts that encircle the village, offering picturesque views at every turn. Fountain Square: Enjoy the charming central square with its ornate fountain, surrounded by colorful half-timbered houses and quaint shops. With a private driver, you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Alsace region without the hassle of navigation or parking. Riquewihr: Your day culminates in Riquewihr, another jewel of the Alsace Wine Route. This charming village is famous for its well-preserved medieval architecture, which transports you back in time. Stroll along the cobbled streets, surrounded by vibrant flowers, and explore the quaint shops offering local specialties, including wine, cheese, and handcrafted goods. Riquewihr is not only a visual feast but a gastronomic one as well. Savor a delectable Alsatian meal at one of its cozy restaurants. The Alsace Wine Route: Throughout your journey, you'll have the opportunity to relish the enchanting vineyard landscapes and the aroma of the region's vineyards. The Alsace Wine Route is famous for producing some of the world's finest wines, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Pinot Gris. A visit to a local winery is often a part of the experience, where you can sample these exquisite wines and gain insights into the art of winemaking. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Alsace.

Private Giverny Half-day trip from Paris by Mercedes

Private Giverny Half-day trip from Paris by Mercedes

08:00 Hotel Pick up and departure destination Giverny. By Live-guided option the Guide will welcome You and give on the way You general Information about the French history and Impressionism. There are approx. 70 km to drive from Paris to Giverny. It takes up to 1,5 hours. 09:15 - 11:00 Arrival in Giverny. Visit of the Claude Monet's home in Giverny to admire the nature that inspired one of the most famous French painters and founder of Impressionism. Visit the house and Norman flower gardens and Claude Monet’s studio. 11:00 - 12:00 Free time for walking in the Giverny village to admire flowered houses, art galleries, and cafes. We recommend You as well to visit Museum of Impressionism Giverny. Not too big with very nice collection including some of Claude Monet's paintings. 12:00 - 13:15 Lunch break in Giverny. You will find several places to have Your Lunch. We give You our recommendations. 13:15 Departure to Paris. It takes up to 1,5 hour (70 km). 14:30 Coming back Paris, drop off at Your hotel.

Iconics Typical villages & Haut Koenigsbourg castle

Iconics Typical villages & Haut Koenigsbourg castle

Safari-Tour ICONICS: 1 day, visit to magnificent villages, visit of the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, Cellar visit and tasting at a winemaker Start at 9:00 am/ Return around 5:30 pm Meeting point Colmar One day on the famous wine road, visiting Hunawihr, Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé Lunch break* In the afternoon visit of the medieval castle Haut-Koenigsbourg**, ending up at a winemaker with visit of the cellar and wine tasting. *Meals and drinks are not included ** over 300 steps during the visit of the castle Haut-Koenigsbourg This tour will give you a great idea about the Alsace!

From Colmar: Alsace wine route tour Full Day

From Colmar: Alsace wine route tour Full Day

Start your 8-hour excursion with a visit to the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle which overlooks the entire Alsace valley and offers a magnificent view of the German Black Forest. Then head towards Riquewihr and discover the fortified village as it was in the Middle Ages with its ramparts, its famous Dolder and the entirely preserved old town. Continue to Kaysersberg and enjoy its cobbled streets, its traditional houses, its fortified bridge and the breathtaking view of the castle which dominates the village, in an atmosphere worthy of a children's story. Finally, to finish, discover the village of Eguisheim, known worldwide for its fountain and its dovecote which inspired the Disney authors when making the film Beauty and the Beast.

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