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Ophorus Tours - A Private Day Trip From Colmar to Eguisheim, Riquewihr & Haut Koenigsbourg

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A Private Day Trip From Colmar to Eguisheim, Riquewihr & Haut Koenigsbourg

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A Full Day Exploring the Fairy tale Landscape of Alsace. Visit the villages of Eguisheim & Riquewihr. Follow the Alsace wine route, taste delicious Alsace White Wines such as Riesling. End the day with the visit of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle.

Highlights

  • The Best Way to See Fantastic Alsace in a Day
  • Visit the magical villages of Eguisheim & Riquewihr
  • Enjoy an Alsace wine tasting session
  • Guided Visit of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle
  • Tour can be customized to suit your interests
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Program & Itinerary

Embark on an unforgettable full-day tour through the captivating Alsace region. Our carefully crafted Gems of Alsace tour offers an immersive experience, combining essential visits to monuments, charming villages, historical landmarks, and a scenic drive along the renowned Alsace Wine Road.Your adventure begins with a convenient pick-up from your centrally located accommodation in Colmar. Meet our ...

Discover the Treasures of Alsace on a Private Sightseeing Excursion

Embark on an unforgettable full-day tour through the captivating Alsace region. Our carefully crafted Gems of Alsace tour offers an immersive experience, combining essential visits to monuments, charming villages, historical landmarks, and a scenic drive along the renowned Alsace Wine Road.

Your adventure begins with a convenient pick-up from your centrally located accommodation in Colmar. Meet our knowledgeable English-speaking driver/guide, who will provide you with a detailed program and itinerary for the day. Step into our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and set off on a remarkable journey through the highlights of Alsace.

Explore the Enchanting Village of Eguisheim

Your day trip from Colmar commences with a visit to the picturesque town of Eguisheim. Nestled amidst vineyards, this traditional Alsatian village enchants visitors with its narrow, concentric streets adorned with charming half-timbered houses adorned with vibrant flowers. Take a leisurely stroll through the village, soaking in the architectural beauty. Continuing on, you'll pass by the delightful village of Turckheim, where you'll find an abundance of traditional Alsace-style houses adorned with blossoming flowers.

Immerse Yourself in the Splendor of Riquewihr

Next on the itinerary is the breathtaking town of Riquewihr. Enclosed within fortified walls, this village has remarkably withstood the tests of time, preserving its 16th-century splendor and architectural harmony. Wander through its quaint streets and discover the well-preserved old houses that transport you back in time. Enjoy some free time for personal exploration and savor a delightful lunch.

Follow the Captivating Alsace Wine Route and Savor Local Wines

Embark on a captivating journey along the Alsace Wine Route, a scenic itinerary stretching over 170 kilometers between the Rhine Valley and the Vosges mountain range. Traverse the rolling hills adorned with vineyards, pass through charming villages with narrow streets, and marvel at the picturesque houses nestled around the local church steeple. Along the route, you'll encounter medieval castles that add to the region's allure.

During a stop in one of the enchanting villages, indulge in a wine tasting session and acquaint yourself with the renowned Alsace white wines. These varietal wines, including Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, and Sylvaner, have gained fame throughout France for their exceptional quality and distinctive flavors.

Conclude Your Journey at Haut Koenigsbourg Castle

As the day draws to a close, make your way to the magnificent Haut Koenigsbourg Castle. Join your guide for a captivating tour of this majestic fortress, perched atop a hill and overlooking the surrounding valley. Originally built in the 12th century, the castle played a pivotal role in controlling the region's vital trade routes, including those for wine, wheat, and salt.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural splendor of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle, marveling at its strategic position and grandeur. Your day of exploration through the Alsace region concludes here, leaving you with unforgettable memories.

After your tour at Haut Koenigsbourg, it will be time to head back towards Colmar.

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  • Meet your Guide at your Accommodation in Colmar

  • Arrival in Eguisheim and Guided walk of the village

  • Arrival in Riquewihr, guided walk and free time for lunch and personal discovery

  • Visit and tasting at a local winery

  • Guided visit of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle

  • Drive along the Wine Road and enjoy some photo stops

  • Drop off at your accommodation in Colmar

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Ophorus Tours - A Private Day Trip From Colmar to Eguisheim, Riquewihr & Haut Koenigsbourg
Ophorus Tours - A Private Day Trip From Colmar to Eguisheim, Riquewihr & Haut Koenigsbourg
Ophorus Tours - A Private Day Trip From Colmar to Eguisheim, Riquewihr & Haut Koenigsbourg

Know before you book

  • Sightseeing Tour available from April to end of October
  • 8 hour Alsace Sightseeing tour
  • Tasting fees can be included during the booking process
  • Entrance fee to Haut Koenigsbourg Castle can be included during the booking process
  • Tour is operated in English, other languages on request
  • Prices are per group from 2 to 8 persons - Larger groups please contact us
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible

Meeting point

Train Station, Hotel or AirBnB Colmar

Departure

We will come and pick you up at Train Station, Hotel or Airbnb in Colmar or surrounding area, circle of 30 kms (20 miles) around Colmar at no extra cost.

Other possible pick up locations :
  • Riquewihr
  • Kayserberg (Le Chambard; Hotel Kle)
  • Illhausern (Hotel des Berges)
  • Breisach (River cruise port)
  • Rouffach (Chateau d'Isenbourg)

Return

Tour returns to original departure point.

Reviews

5.0/5 (2 reviews)
  • Sarah S.

    28, Nov 2022

    My friend and I had a wonderful time on our tour with Myriam. She is very knowledgeable about the area, very friendly, and we really enjoyed our day with...
  • Seetheworld253

    16, Oct 2021

    Due to COVID, we did this as private tour. Our guide Audre was great. We discussed what we wanted to see including a specific winery and she delivered....
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Included

  • Guided walking tour of Riqhewihr and Eguisheim
  • Guided visit of Haut Koenigsbourg Castle
  • Pre-bookings for 1 Winery visit
  • English-speaking driver & guide
  • Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped minivans
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • Free WiFi access on board

Excluded

  • Entrance to Haut Koenigsbourg Castle
  • Wine tasting fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

FAQ

  • Do you organize pick up and return at accommodation for Colmar private tours?

    Yes, all private tours include a pick up and drop off at requested location – hotel, AirB&B, Colmar train station. We also pick up 30kms around Colmar at no extra cost. For exemple in Rouffach, Kayserberg, Breisach, Riqhewihr ...
  • What can we expect on this Gems of Alsace private tour from Colmar?

    This tour is a perfect introduction to the major landmarks of the Alsace region. Conducted by one of our in-house local guides, you will follow the stunning Alsace Wine Route and stop in the village of Eguisheim for a visit or a wine tasting session of delicious Alsace White Wines. Lunch in a local restaurant (at own expense) along the wine route and end the day with the visit of a formidable Castle.
  • What type of vehicles are used during a day trip from Colmar?

    Our company uses only premium cars & minivans that can take up to a maximum of 8 passengers. All vehicles are new or recent, comfortable, spacious and have A/C. For larger groups, you will need to contact us directly.
  • Who conducts these Alsace private day trips from Colmar?

    All our tours are conducted by English speaking guides that are also, in most cases, the driver. For a more personalized experience, we can also organize any private tour with both driver and guide.

    For all our private wine tours in France, local guides are all experts in wines and hold wine diplomas or are professional sommeliers. Most of our in house guides hold at least the WSET level 2 in wines.
  • Is the price per person or per group?

    All our private tours are priced per group of 2 to maximum 8 passengers, not per person unless you book one of our special offers for 2 persons.
  • Is lunch included on this full day trip from Colmar?

    No, we never include lunch on our private tours. However, let us know if you would like us to suggest and pre-book a local restaurant. Our team will be happy to organize this for you at no extra cost. You can also talk with your guide directly in the morning. Let him know your wishes and she/he will adapt the tour accordingly and suggest the best possible options.
  • Is this Private Full Day Tour of Alsace only available in English?

    No, our talented, in-house multi lingual guides will be happy to conduct the tour in French, Spanish, German, Italian. Just ask for availability.
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