Day trip

Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

Activity provider:Ophorus
Day trip

Full-Day Highlights of the Alsace Tour: from Strasbourg

Activity provider:Ophorus
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From US$ 176.69 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience the beauty of the Alsace region on a day tour from Strasbourg. Visit Colmar and Eguisheim. Explore the fortified town of Riquewirh and follow the Wine Route to Haut Koenigsbourg Castle.

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Duration 9 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the charms of Colmar’s Old Town
  • Explore Eguisheim, a beautiful village surrounded by vineyards
  • Tour the 12th-century Haut Koenigsbourg Castle
  • See the 16th-century houses and fortified walls of Riquewihr
Full description
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.
  • Guided walking tour of Colmar
  • Visit to Eguisheim village
  • Visit to Riquewihr
  • Alsace Wine Route drive
  • Visit to Haut Koenigsbourg castle
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by modern, comfortable, and fully equipped mini-van
  • Small group tour (8 people maximum)
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to monuments and attractions other than those mentioned in the description
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Strasbourg Tourism Office, 17 Place de la Cathédrale, Strasbourg

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  •  This is a small group tour for a maximum of 8 participants
  • Please note that it is not possible to bring children under 4 years old on this tour
  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The tour is operated in English only
  • Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers (adults) to operate
  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel a customer’s booking for a full refund if there are not enough passengers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 142 reviews

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We had a fantastic time on our tour! Damien was the best tour guide we could ask for- funny, passionate, and energetic. All of the locations were beautiful and we learned so much. I highly recommend to anyone who wants to get the most out of their trip to Alsace!

May 14, 2023

We enjoyed a delightful day in the Alsace countryside with Robin. He has such a love for the places we visited, it was hard not to get caught up with his enthusiasm. Throw in some excellent company from our fellow travellers and it was a memorable and enjoyable day.

May 1, 2023

Very informative tour with a taste of various stops. Includes lots of inside info that you wouldn’t learn on your own. It’s the only way to travel and learn about what you’re seeing. Without a guide, you miss the context. We loved our guide, Laurent!

November 12, 2022

Product ID: 34849