Tour the Alsace and the Vosges National Park

  • Duration 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Kientzheim / Kientzheim
  • Distance 65 km / 50 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    May - September
  • Price From $1,869

Overview

The Alsace region is synonymous with gastronomy and wine. Get to know the best of it during a holiday that will take you through ancient forests and the Vosges Mountains.

Tour the extensive vineyards that have made the wines of this region one of the most recognized and enjoy them while strolling through charming villages.

After experiencing the Route des Vins (The Wine Route), tour the Vosges Mountains, its chapels and castle ruins that show times of war and the history of France.

  • Get to know authentic medieval villages, among which are some of the most beautiful in France.
  • Stroll through dreamy villages, with wooden houses, narrow, colourful streets and local markets.
  • Visit the imposing Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg, built in the 12th century.
  • You'll walk along the French-German border.
  • If you travel during Christmas time, you will not regret it, as it is definitely a magical place to visit during these dates.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in hotels
    • Breakfasts
    • Evening meals on days 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified meals
    • Drinks and snacks
    • Personal Equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To start your holiday, we recommend flying to Basel Airport, because it is the nearest one to Kientzheim.

    On your return you can travel from Kientzheim to Basel Airport by train, bus, or rented car.

    FAQs

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    This tour has a medium-low degree of difficulty, so your walks will not require too much strength. Moderate physical activity and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle will allow you to feel comfortable with the ascents and descents on this route.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    This tour of the Alsace and the Vosges National Park is an excellent option for couples. It is also enjoyed to the fullest by lovers of wine, gastronomy, nature, art and culture.