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From Strasbourg: Alsace Villages Christmas Market Day Tour

Product ID: 287705
Discover the wonders of 3 different Christmas markets along the wine route. Experience the incredible holiday spirit, shop for gifts and taste local specialties from the Alsace.
About this activity
Duration: 9.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Christmas markets in 3 different Alsatian villages at your own pace
  • Enjoy scenic views of the wine route during a panoramic bus ride
  • Discover Christmas markets in 6 different neighborhoods of Colmar
  • Learn about history of the Alsace with our audio guides available in 11 languages
Full description
Get into the spirit of the season and visit different Christmas markets along the wine route. Begin your tour at the Strasbourg bus station where you'll board a comfortable heated bus and receive audio guides with information for your Christmas market tour.

On your first stop, explore the Riquewihr Christmas market during a 2-hour visit. Gaze in awe at the illuminated monuments and buildings in this dazzling Alsatian village. Enjoy traditional Alsatian Christmas lunch including bredalas, manalas, pretzels and mulled wine or try one of the gourmet restaurants that the region is famous for.

Once your belly is filled with delicious Christmas snacks, head back onto the wine route and pass by numerous little Alsatian villages all beautifully decorated for the occasion until you reach the market in Eguisheim. Known as one of prettiest and most traditional Christmas markets, spend an hour to watch craftsmen and designers showcase their expertise at this market.

Then it's time to hit the road again to the third stop in Colmar. Watch how the Christmas markets light up the famous town and create different atmospheres to suit the neighborhoods. Enjoy a 3-hour stroll at leisure and explore the market at your own pace. Savor seasonal treats and have another traditional cup of mulled wine.

At around 7:30 PM, take the bus and return to the meeting location in Strasbourg and finish off the tour with wonderful Christmas memories of the Alsatian Christmas markets. 
Includes
  • Headsets for the audio guides
  • Parking fees
  • Transporation between markets by heated bus
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please look for a black bus with the logo of the local partner written on the side

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Customer reviews
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A fabulous full day visiting beautuful villages and towns decorated for Xmas. Suggested tip take an additional pair of shoes. To make the most of the trip there's lots of walking, it's would have been good to change foot wear! We liked the Riquewihr market best, it wasn't so crowded as Colmar, with a great range of stalls and shops. Eguisheim is a beautiful village with a lovely market.

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15 December 2019

I recommend this tour which is really cool. Our guide Martin was very punctual in all the stages and gave us all the information we needed. The audio guides allowed us to deepen the history of the different towns we visited. The duration of each stop was sufficient for the visit.

12 December 2019

We loved it. The villages are wonderful, although the weekends of December are saturated with people. Worth it and the driver very friendly, helped us in everything he could. For the price it could include a small guided tour in Colmar but despite this it is an essential excursion.

17 December 2019

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Product ID: 287705