Wine Route Departure Basel : Colmar – Riquewihr – Strasbourg



Product Code: 90300P42

Activity Type: Day Trips (Day Trips & Excursions)

Duration: 9 hours

The Wine Route is a popular tourist area, and has become one of the jewels of Alsace. It winds for 170 km from north to south of the region and crosses 70 wine villages reputed to be the most beautiful villages in Alsace. Many visitors marvel at the fortified towns and villages of Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Andlau, Obernai …

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Stop At: Colmar, Colmar, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est

Departure at 9:30 AM from Basel to Colmar. Colmar is the capital of the wine route. A must, stop and admire the beauty of this city nicknamed “Little Venice” due to the alignment of the houses on both sides of the river. Nestled in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards and at the gates of Germany and Switzerland, Colmar offers tasty gastronomy, a typically Alsatian atmosphere, renowned wines and of course a unique architecture dating mainly from the Middle Ages to the 18th century.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Riquewihr, Riquewihr, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est

Then we will go to Riquewihr. It’s one of the most beautiful villages in Alsace, surrounded by ramparts. The village has preserved all of its architecture since the 13th century, miraculously passing through all the wars. You can admire all the possible variations of half-timbered houses, oriel windows, fountains and old wells. Nicknamed “Pearl of the Alsatian vineyard”, the village is surrounded by vineyards and the quality of this vineyard is world renowned.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est

At last we will go to Strasbourg , European capital and capital of Alsace. This city is home to the seat of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. It has a rich historical and cultural heritage and you can visit many monuments such as its famous cathedral, the Kammerzell house, the old Customs house, the boatmen’s wharf, the Covered Bridges.

Duration: 3 hours

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