Day trip

From Colmar: Alsace Villages Tour and Wine Tasting

4.9 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Ophorus
Day trip

From Colmar: Alsace Villages Tour and Wine Tasting

Activity provider: Ophorus

From US$ 161.54 per person

Discover some of the beautiful villages of the Alsace wine route on a small group tour from Colmar. Visit the medieval Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, enjoy lunch in the beautiful town of Riquewihr and more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the pretty villages of the Alsace wine route
  • Visit the medieval Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
  • Taste the wines of Alsace at a typical wine bar
Full description

Depart Colmar and journey in a small group to the traditional small town of Eguisheim. Surrounded by vineyards, the narrow and concentric streets highlight the architectural merits of its half-timbered houses, lovingly decorated with flowers.

After a walk in the village, continue your tour to the fortified town of Riquewihr, passing by the village of Turckheim, where you can admire many traditional Alsace style houses, overflowing with flowers.

In Riquewihr, stroll through the tiny streets lined with old houses that have preserved their 16th-century splendor. Get some free time to explore on your own and find a nice spot for lunch. Then, travel along the breathtaking Alsace wine route between the Rhine Valley and Vosges Mountains. Get amazing views of the undulating, vine-covered hills and quaint villages with narrow streets and flower-decked houses. Arrive at the medieval Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg overlooking the valley. Learn how the castle once controlled the wine and wheat routes to the north and salt route from the east.

  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by modern, fully-equipped minivan
  • Small group tour of no more than 8 people
  • Free Wi-Fi on board the minivan
  • Visit to Eguisheim town or similar
  • Wine tasting in a typical wine bar
  • Visit to Riquewihr
  • Visit to the Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments and attractions other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal insurance
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the CGR cinema, 1 Place Scheurer Kestner, 68000 Colmar

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Credit card
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers, adults to operate
  • The local partner may reserve the right to cancel a customer’s booking for a full refund in case of not enough travelers
  • Gratuities are not included, but optional
  • This activity operates rain or shine
  • The tour is operated in English only
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 16 reviews

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Myriam was an excellent driver and guide for our full day tour. It was fun with other guests coming from Boston, Uruguay, etc. We exchanged travel tips and ideas in between the excellent sights. We also enjoyed the wine tasting with another tour group after lunch. We had much more wines than due to the arrangement with the wine tour group. It was enjoyable conversation as a big group of 11.

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September 21, 2022

Wow! Great tour and our guide Miriyam was well informed and had a microphone connected to blue tooth so everyone could here in the van. She explained the entire history of the Alsace region and took us to beautiful villages that made me feel I was a character in a real life fairy tale! We were able to break for lunch on our own before our wine tasting. The castle tour was incredible as well. What a day!!!

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September 18, 2022

great , beautiful and informative thanks to lovely tour guide JEAN

loved it. We visited more villages than was planned . We were courious to visit the village when Anthony Boudain passed and Jean took us there. In addition we saw many more villages from the van without stopping but the effort still count. All together we stopped at 4 villages. Our guide was really wonderful, thoughtfull and full of information :)))

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June 23, 2018

Product ID: 130551