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Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

1. 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.

Strasbourg: Euro Guided Tour by Segway

2. Strasbourg: Euro Guided Tour by Segway

Get a fabulous introduction to the part-time seat of the European Parliament on a 2-hour Segway tour of Strasbourg, and marvel at monuments from different eras in the city's history, including the European Union institutions of the Quartier Européen. Collect your Segway and helmet and head off through diverse neighborhoods, including the old quarter and city center. Glide over to "La Petite France" at the western end of the Grande Île. Here, you will find the historic heart of the city, where tanners, millers, and fishermen lived in the Middle Ages. Hear fascinating stories about Strasbourg as you navigate your 2-wheel mode of transport while looking at many different architectural styles in the German district of Neustadt. Learn about the administrative buildings of the Quartier Européen, where institutions include the European Court of Human Rights building by Richard Rogers.

Alsace Medieval History Day Trip from Strasbourg

3. Alsace Medieval History Day Trip from Strasbourg

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 pictures 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.

From Strasbourg: Alsace Villages Wine Route Day Trip

4. From Strasbourg: Alsace Villages Wine Route Day Trip

Head south departing from Strasbourg where the first stop will be in Bergheim, a superb village on the wine route that contains many hidden wonders within its medieval walls. You will then have the opportunity to visit the charming town of Ribeauvillé, the ancient fief of the Lords of Ribeaupierre. History will call out to you on every one of its pedestrian streets.  After a visit to Hunawihr and a photo stop in front of its famous fountain, enjoy lunch in the village of Riquewihr, one of the best known in the region —  particularly renowned because of its idyllic location in the heart of the vineyard. The tour will continue to two villages that are equally famous for their historical character: Kaysersberg and Eguisheim. These two villages have been elected “Favorite Villages of the French", a famous French program celebrating the year of the French’s favorite villages. Kaysersberg won the edition in 2017 and Eguisheim in 2013. Head back to Strasbourg at the end of the afternoon, after a day filled with great memories and beautiful images.

Strasbourg: Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

5. Strasbourg: Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

Walk through history on a guided walking tour of the Strasbourg Cathedral. Immerse yourself in this marvel of Gothic architecture – the oldest Gothic cathedral in Europe, no less – that is the symbol of the Alsace region in France. Explore the second most visited cathedral in France, after Notre-Dame in Paris, and see how Strasbourg Cathedral is an architectural work of art. It is widely known as one of the most beautiful monuments in Alsace. Let yourself be amazed by this masterpiece of Gothic architecture that overlooks the city of Strasbourg and broods over it with its benevolent gaze. Then, walk through its equally astonishing interior to see its sky-high and colorful rose window. Walk up to the platform of the cathedral's astronomical clock for panoramic views of Strasbourg at a height of 66 meters.

Strasbourg: 1.5-Hour Guided Segway Tour

6. Strasbourg: 1.5-Hour Guided Segway Tour

Discover Strasbourg on this fun and exciting Segway tour of one of France's most picturesque cities. Glide effortlessly along the riverside trail on your Segway, discovering the best Strasbourg has to offer and enjoying the excitement of navigating your vehicle around the city streets. See Petite France, the cathedral, the Neustadt, and some of Strasbourg's other highlights on this guided tour.

Strasbourg: 1-Day Bike Rental

7. Strasbourg: 1-Day Bike Rental

Discover Strasbourg's history and it's famous monuments such as the Cathédrale, la Petite France and the European quarter.    Ride pleasantly and comfortably, taking in the cities sights on a trendy, modern bike. Cover more ground and enjoy Strasbourg without the pain of walking. Receive a helmet, bike lock to keep your bike protected while you stop to grab a bite to eat, take a break, or explore.

From Strasbourg: Half-Day Tour of Alsace Villages

8. 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.

Strasbourg: City Highlights Private Pedicab Tour

9. Strasbourg: City Highlights Private Pedicab Tour

Explore Strasbourg from a different perspective: In the back of a pedicab. Let your guide cycle you around the city's top sights, including the stunning Strasbourg Cathedral, the historic quarter of Petite France, the iconic Maison Kammerzell, and more. Meet your pedicab driver in front of the tourist office at Strasbourg Cathedral Square and begin your sightseeing adventure. Start with a circuit through the imperial German district of Neustadt. Then, ride back through the Old Town, Petite France, see the covered bridges of the Vauban Dam, and the former women's jail. Next, cross the Raven Bridge, before passing the impressive Gutenberg Place. You’ll soon arrive in front of the Strasbourg Cathedral, one of the highlights of the tour.

Frankfurt: Full-Day Baden-Baden and Strasbourg Trip

10. Frankfurt: Full-Day Baden-Baden and Strasbourg Trip

A longtime favorite with discerning travelers, Baden-Baden is an elegant spa town nestled among verdant hills. You can discover attractions such as its opulent casino before crossing the border to France to visit Strasbourg’s charming Old Town district, topped by its majestic cathedral. Grand palaces and luxurious villas stand proudly in the beautifully landscaped parks of Baden-Baden, as you stroll down noble avenues and learn why a sophisticated clientele has been coming here for centuries. See the famous Kurhaus spa resort and have a look at the city’s famous casino. Continue onward for a scenic photo stop at Mummelsee Lake, before progressing on to Strasbourg in France through the mysterious Black Forest. Admire the sky-high Strasbourg Cathedral, with impressive Gothic interiors that are sure to take your breath away. Enjoy your leisure time exploring the streets of the UNESCO-protected historical city centre of Strasbourg. Peruse its delightful boutiques and cafés or take a ride on the little train through the historical city center before returning to Frankfurt.

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4.6 / 5

based on 146 reviews

very nice comfortable trip.. driver and all, all in one. knows what's she doing.. knows the heart of the place. awesome picturesque places seen.. thanks mam florence . safe driving... !

Definitely recommend, beautiful tour of the Alsace region with sufficient time in each area. I would also recommend adding a fun activity to this tour.

Laurent was a wonderful guide and the tour covers a lot of ground in a day. Loved every minute. Highly recommend!

Excellent value for money. Yv was a knowledgeable guide. Great sense of humour. Would highly recommend.

Our guide was very friendly. Even though the weather was quite cold and snowy we really enjoyed it.