SFC150CO - Wine trails in Alsace - 3 Star - 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS - $1729.80 per person
* Prices based on 2 people walking together
Comfort walking tour - accommodation in 3-star charming hotels with gourmet dinners as written in tour description
The itinerary is the same as above for the 4 first days:
DAY 1: Arrival at Obernai
DAY 2: Obernai – Andlau (15 km)
DAY 3: Andlau – Scherwiller (15 km)
DAY 4: Scherwiller – Ribeauvillé (15 km)
DAY 5 - RIBEAUVILLE –KAYSERSBERG (12 km –3.45 hours walk).
Taking again to the vineyards, you will head in the direction of Hunawihr and then Riquewihr, a sublime Alsatian village highly recognized for its Riesling. Lose yourself in the in the winding lanes of the village to explore the wonderful old homes, each one splendid in its own right. You will take up your walk again and continue on to Kaysersberg, another Alsatian village that has kept its medieval character. - Dinner, lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel
DAY 6 – KAYSERSBERG – TURCKHEIM or EGUISHEIM (11 or 22 km – 3 or 6-hour walk).
On leaving Kaysersberg you will head to the beautifully flowered village of Ammerschwihr You will continue on and make your way through the villages of Katzenthal and Niedermorschwihr to reach Turckheim. This wonderful old city is encircled in ramparts and adorned by many renaissance buildings. Transfer by taxi to Eguisheim. You can continue your hike through forests and vineyards to reach, Wettolhseim, which might just be the cradle of the Alsatian wine-growing region, the first vines having been planted by the Romans. You will end your DAY in the beautiful viticultural city of Eguisheim - Dinner, lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel
DAY 7 - COLMAR.
Escort by taxi to Colmar. You will spend the entire DAY strolling the town centre, which has kept a wonderful medieval Alsatian character, evident in the streets, lined with half-timbered homes. Discover the fantastically restored Petite Venise – the former tanners’ district near the Launch River, and the Musée d’Unterlinden, housed in a former convent. It holds fascinating collections of paintings and sculptures from Middle-Ages and Renaissance, as well as Alsatian popular art and decorative collections showing Alsatian life in centuries past - Lodging and breakfast in a 3-star hotel.
DAY 8 - COLMAR. Tour ends after breakfast.
Included: Same as above except:
- 7 night accommodations in selected 3-star hotels with breakfast and 2 gourmet dinners
- Taxi transfers: Scherwiller-Sélestat (X2) Turckheim – Eguisheim, Eguisheim-Colmar
- Same as above