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Alsace Half-Day Wine Tour from Strasbourg

1. 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.

Alsace: Full-Day Wine Tour & Tastings from Strasbourg

2. Alsace: Full-Day Wine Tour & Tastings from Strasbourg

Begin your full-day wine tour in the Mittelbergheim wine region, home to the Zotzenberg, Kastelberg, and Wiebelsberg Grand Crus. The soils here are particularly favorable for Riesling. Experience your first tasting with a selection that includes Pinot Blanc, Sylvaner, and Riesling. Continue on to the Dambach La Ville wine area. The village lies in the heart of the Alsace wine region and is home to the Grand Cru Frankstein. After some free time for lunch you’ll depart for the Ribeauvillé/Riquewihr wine area that is home to 5 Grand Crus appellations: Geisberg, Kirchberg, Osterberg, Schoenenbourg, and Sporen. Riesling is without a doubt the king of grapes in this area, but Pinot Gris, Muscat, and Gewürztraminer also produce some excellent area wines. Top wine growers include the Trimbach family that have been making wine since 1626 and the Hugel family, who started a bit later, in 1639. Admire the beauty of the medieval villages of Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr, and enjoy 2 afternoon tasting sessions at highly selected wineries, completing your Alsace wine tasting experience.

Strasbourg: Traditional Food Group Walking Tour

3. Strasbourg: Traditional Food Group Walking Tour

Be introduced to typical Alsatian food as well as Alsatian wine and beer with this foodie walking tour of Strasbourg. See the most central parts of the city and stop for food and a drink at 4 of your host's favorite eateries.  Try Croquette aux Munster or a selection of Charcuterie (cold meat) wine and beer Follow this with the gastronomical symbol of the region that is comprised of smoked ham hocks, sausages, and potatoes, and choucroute garnie. Try some Alsatian wine and beer, to understand why the region is famous for its numerous breweries and vineyards. Eat some Alsatian ginger bread, Pain d’épices”. Learn more about the food culture and the dishes you eat from your local guide.

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: 2-Hour Gourmet Walking Tour

5. Strasbourg: 2-Hour Gourmet Walking Tour

Stroll the cosmopolitan streets of Strasbourg on the market days of Wednesday and Friday to experience the city's everyday vibe, and visit many of the historical landmarks as you taste the produce of the Alsace. Set off from the monumental Strasbourg Cathedral and make your way through the pedestrian districts of the historical city center. Arrive at a central food market to sample local cheese, traditional bread, cold meat, Alsatian brioche “kouglopf”, and delicious French wine. See major landmarks such as the striking stained glass windows of the Maison Kammerzell hotel and the bronze statue on Place Gutenberg of the man who introduced printing to Europe with his printing press. Explore the historic Petite France quarter at the western end of the Grande Île and much more.

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This tour was wonderful! Beautiful sights along the drive to the wineries. Both wineries we stopped at took credit card. The owner of Burckel Jung winery was amazing. You could tell she was very proud and truly loved what she did! I highly recommend. While at first I thought 4 hour tour would be too long, I do wish it had been about an hour or so longer.

A very interesting half day tour. Our guide informed us on the history and culture of the Alsace region as well as the particularities of the wineries! Two wine tastings (12 different wines!) led by the owners was a lovely experience.

Florence was an excellent guide. We visited two artisanal wineries and learned a lot about the history and wine making of Alsace. We also visited the town of Obernai, charming and typical of the region. A great afternoon!

Loubna was a great guide and the various foods we tried were fantastic. Cheeses, saucisses, bretzels, plus a fabulous lunch and a dessert of tarte flambee. Terrific day. Thank you so much.

Florence as knowledgeable and made sure we were taken care of during our entire day.