Discover storybook villages, castles and wines of Alsace in a private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

149423


Categories

Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. You and your children must be able to walk 30-50 minutes at a time.
Children under 18 are not allowed to taste alcohol

Friendly: No.
Participants must be in a good walking condition.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

Visit beautiful old villages, Haut Koenigsbourg castle and taste some great Alsace wines with a local guide


Get to know the most beautiful villages of Alsace and get introduced to the wines of the region too.
This tour is designed for all people that want to do more than just wine tasting. Also if your time is limited and/or if you travel with children this tour is a great opportunity for you!

The tour consists of a:
- Guided walking tour of Colmar
- Visit and walking tour of Equisheim
- Visit and walking tour of Riquewihr
- Visit (self guided with or without audio guide or personal guide) of the castle of Haut Koenigsbourg
- An extensive wine tasting!
- If you are more then 4 people (up to 8) I can rent a minibus and send you a customized tour proposal.

Itinerary

- Meeting at your hotel, or other agreed upon location
- Scenic drives along the wine route
- Drive and drop off of Castle Haut Koenigsbourg
- Drive to and walk in the village of Riquewihr
- Lunch
- Guided walking tour through Colmar
- Drive to and walk in the village of Equisheim
- Wine tasting
- Return to your hotel etc.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 9 hours

Extreme weather conditions (snow) can change program.
During the Christmas markets in December the program may change as villages are extremely busy and parking space can be hard to find.
If you have to be back at your boat or hotel earlier parts of the tour might be shortened or canceled.

Transportation

Luxury car <=4 persons
Minibus >=5 persons
Bus + driver >=9 persons

What’s Included

  • Private Transportation

Other: - My service as your local guide
(As I am not a licensed guide I can not officially guide you "in" the HK castle but audio guides in many languages are available!)
(Note: parking at the HK castle can be very time consuming, so I drop you off close to the entrance first and later pick you up there ; this saves up to 50 minutes of your time)
- Visits of cities and villages, information on the sites during the walking parts of the tour
- Explanation of history of region in 4 languages
- Explanation of wine making in 4 languages
- One extensive wine tasting
- Pickup & drop off in Colmar area

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 euro - Lunch, drinks and castle entrance fees will total to about Euro 35-40 per person.

What’s Extra

Other: - Your lunch; normally we will have a 3 course lunch with a choice of meat, fish or vegetarian. Price is about Euro 20,= p.p. (without drinks)
- A lunch on "Michelin" gourmand or star level is also possible. Prices then start at about Euro 35,= p.p.(without drinks)
- Entrance fee of castles, musea
- A personal or audio guide in the Haut Koenigsbourg castle
- Personal insurances and expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

Great guide. Fabulous day. Very flexible to our wishes. Couldn't be happier.
James Cross

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    149423


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. You and your children must be able to walk 30-50 minutes at a time.
    Children under 18 are not allowed to taste alcohol

    Friendly: No.
    Participants must be in a good walking condition.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

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