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Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg

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Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg

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Spend a half-day with a knowledgeable guide on an Alsace wine tour along the scenic Alsace Wine Route. During this half-day tour from Strasbourg, visit two charming towns for two wine tastings. Sample some of the region’s notable wines, including gewürztraminer and Riesling, as you learn about how the wines are produced. Select either a morning or afternoon tour, whichever suits your itinerary, and enjoy a more personalized experience with a small tour group limited to eight people.
  • Get an overview of France’s world-renowned Alsace wine region from an expert guide
  • Enjoy wine tastings of local Alsatian wine at two different wineries
  • Soak up the atmosphere of a typical French wine cellar
  • Select a morning or afternoon tour when booking
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English speaking qualified driver guide
2 wine tastings
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Free WiFi access on board
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Personal insurance and expenses
  • 17 Pl. de la Cathédrale , 17 Pl. de la Cathédrale, 67000 Strasbourg, France

    Meeting Point Morning tour 9:00am: In front of Strasbourg Tourism Office 17 Place de la Cathédrale, Strasbourg

  • 4 Pl. de la Gare , 4 Pl. de la Gare, 67000 Strasbourg, France

    Meeting Point Afternoon tour 2:00pm: Near Bristol Hotel, 4 Place de la Gare, Strasbourg Please meet your guide 10 minutes before departure time

  • This activity will end right where it started.
    Begin your morning or afternoon Alsace wine tour in Strasbourg, where you’ll meet your guide and climb into an awaiting 8-passenger minivan. Travel along a gorgeous road known locally as the Route des Vins d’Alsace, or the Alsace Wine Route. Follow this 105-mile (170 km) route as it winds through rolling hills near the Vosges Mountains through land that contains hundreds of famous Alsatian wineries.

    The first stop on your tour is in the town of Obernai, with its characteristic German-style half-timbered buildings and pretty cobblestoned streets. Join your guide for a walking tour of the town, ending at a local winery to sample some of the region’s wine.

    Find out how the soil, climate, and sun combine to create the perfect conditions under which the Alsace region produces world-renowned white wines. Taste most of the seven grape varietals that are grown in the area, including gewürztraminer and Riesling, noting how complex and different the flavors can be.

    Get back on the Alsace Wine Route to end up at your next stop, a wine tasting in a classic Alsatian wine cellar (caveau). Find out why cellars such as this provide the ideal environment for the aging and storing of wine.

    After the visit to the wine cellar, enjoy the scenery out of the minivan windows as you make your way back to Strasbourg.
    Itinerary
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    Route des Vins d'Alsace
    Depart for a half-day Alsace wine tour and discover incredible Alsace wine landscape and taste excellent white wines.
    Duration: 4 hours 
    Admission Ticket Included
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Adult only tour, children under 18 years of age are not allowed
    • At least 2 adults are required for this activity to take place
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • OPERATED BY Ophorus
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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    What is the policy on sanitization during Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg.
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    What is the social distancing policy during Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg?
    A:The policy on social distancing is:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg?
    A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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    • "Definitely recommend it if you have a half day and want to learn both more about the area and alsasian wines." See review
    • "Even if you prefer reds, this is a great tour to take." See review

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    star-5
    Great tour
    Jordan_T
    , Jul 2022
    A great tour! We stopped at 2 villages and tried some white wines (and a red or two). The guide was friendly and told us a bit about the villages and the history. Overall it was a morning well-spent.
    star-5
    Definitely recommend
    Dongeun_L
    , Jul 2022
    The most generous wine tasting ever😚 Had a chance to try a real variety of Alsacian wines and our guide Laurent was very knowledgeable in wine and history of the region and was so much fun!
    star-5
    Afternoon well spent
    Margaret_K
    , Jul 2022
    I travelled solo but a family on holiday booked the same tour. There was good conversation, good wine, a knowledgable tour guide/driver, and pleasant wine growers. We enjoyed sitting in the air conditioned car between wineries while the tour guide shared info about the region and its history, specifically its wine history. Easy to book, pleasant experience, would recommend.
    star-5
    Great tour
    Norbert_S
    , Jul 2022
    Klevener and Riesling were delicious! Also very nice, funny and knowledgeable guide. Definitely recommended if you like good wine and want to get to know the area.
    star-5
    I want to go again
    FERNANDO_F
    , Jul 2022
    This trip is excelente! The guide was very friendly and provided us with high quality information about the wines and wine making in the Alsace region.
    star-5
    Great tour!
    Jillian_S
    , Jul 2022
    This was a fantastic experience. Our guide, Robin, was a pleasure to be around. He was so much fun, and very knowledgeable. The wineries were outstanding and we really felt like we got a true Alsatian experience. Highly recommend!
    star-5
    Lovely afternoon wine tasting
    Ashley_P
    , Jul 2022
    Really enjoyed spending the afternoon trying wine & getting to know others on our group. I liked that this was a small group tour. Our guide, Jeremie, was very nice and recommended restaurants for us on our request!
    star-5
    Great tour
    Vladimir_M
    , Jul 2022
    Very informative and entertaining tour. About wine, of course, but also about culture, history, culinary, and local ways of live. And Florence was amazing.
    star-5
    A lovely afternoon
    Marilla_S
    , Jul 2022
    This was a lovely tour! It was nice to travel with a small group and we got to try many types of local wines. Jerome was a great guide who gave lots of information. There were toilets at every stop which was appreciated.
    star-5
    Well paced, great wines and beautiful scenery.
    Kaylene_G
    , Jun 2022
    A lovely morning - easy meeting place, comfortable car, very knowledgeable guide. Well paced, great wines and beautiful scenery.
    star-5
    Alsace wines and more with Florence
    Kevin_F
    , Jun 2022
    Our tour guide/sommelier Florence was amazing!! She was knowledgeable in so many ways history, the Alsace regions and truly a wine expert plus Alsatian cuisine. The stop in Odenai was nice and getting a glimpse of a stork nest on the roof was fascinating. The 1/2 day event was perfect and We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend especially having Florence as a guide. Truly a wonderful experience with great wines and winery hosts!! Shelley & Kevin
    star-5
    Highly recommend!
    Yana_K
    , Jun 2022
    LOVED this tour! Pauline was great and knowledgeable. We visited two vineries and tasted about 14 delicious wines from Alsace. The scenery was stunning, people so kind and generous, and the whole experience was something we would do over again. Highly recommend.
    star-5
    Fun and educational wine tasting in Strasbourg, France
    Mary_R
    , Jun 2022
    Florence met us right on time in front of a hotel in Strasbourg. She was bright and friendly and had a very nice minivan. There were 4 in our party, and another three people joined us. We visited two wineries. Florence actually poured the wine and described the vintage. She's very knowledgeable. We had a great time. We could have done a similar tour with Viking, but opted to join a smaller group on our own.
    star-5
    Great wine tasting experience in Alsace
    Vladimir_b
    , Jun 2022
    The half day wine tasting was a really great experience. Our guide Robin was awesome! Kind and funny person who knows a lot about wines and culture/history. The two locations we visited were great. So much background informations about wine and growing. Highly recommended trip!!
    star-4
    We enjoyed the wine tasting at both wineries. But, it should be known that this is exclusively a winetasting. It is not
    BRIAN_D
    , May 2022
    We enjoyed the wine tasting at both wineries. But, it should be known that this is exclusively a winetasting. It is not a scenic drive in the countryside.
    star-5
    Excellent
    Marc_S
    , May 2022
    Second site with winemaker was the best. Very good wine. Driver Robin also very good knowledge of wine
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    star-5
    Definitely to recommend!
    Elaine_C
    , Apr 2022
    Laurent was a fantastic guide! We visited two amazing local, family run vineyards. The owners were super friendly and knowledge! Great for solo travellers also :)
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    star-5
    Best wine tour
    Claire_J
    , Mar 2022
    Cannot say enough good things about this experience. Florence was an INCREDIBLE guide. Friendly, personable, and an absolute wealth of knowledge. The wineries we visited are unlike any we’ve ever been to before. Will be hard to ever top this tour!!
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    star-5
    Morning Alsace Wine Tour
    Caroline_S
    , Mar 2022
    Florence was a fabulous tour guide. During our drive to the first vineyard she spoke about what we were driving by and what we were about to see. She took us to 2 perfect vineyards and did a fantastic job explaining each wine. It was a perfect 4 hours!
    star-5
    Beautiful experience with...
    Justin_L
    , Mar 2022
    Beautiful experience with a lovely tour guide, and the wine was superb! I highly recommend taking this tour
    icon Response from Host , Mar 2022
    Bonjour Justin_L, Thank you so much for sharing this lovely feedback with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your wine half-day tour in Alsace along with our guide. Again, thank you for your recommendation, we look forward to welcoming you back in France very soon. Best Carole from Ophorus team

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