Colmar: Alsace's Most Beautiful Town
Described by Frommer’s as “one of the most attractive towns in Alsace,” Colmar is situated in east-central France, in a border region that was once disputed between France and Germany.
Pick up at your hotel or accommodation in Strasbourg.
This morning, we will come and pick you up at your accommodation in Strasbourg. On this full day tour from Strasbourg, visit the small towns of Colmar and Riquewihr. The tour also includes a wine tour in a carefully selected winery where you will be able to taste local alsatian wines.
Reach the lovely small town of Colmar
In the morning depart from Strasbourg and drive to the city of Colmar. Follow your tour guide and discover through a privatized guided walking tour all the most significant monuments and attractions that this beautiful town has to offer. The city is renowned for its well preserved old town, its numerous architectural landmarks and its museums, among which is the Unterlinden Museum with the Isenheim Altarpiece.
Admire the “Maison des Tetes”, an outstanding German Renaissance building and to the Little Venice neighborhood where gorgeous half timbered houses are lined along the Lauch River. Other significant landmarks include the Koifhus, the Pfister house, Saint Martin church, the covered market and so much more. Colmar is also one of the gateways to the Alsace Wine Route and we also organise alsace wine tours from Colmar.
Note: we can include the visit and guided tour of the Unterlinden Museum that houses world famous Isenheim Altarpiece. If you would like to include the visit of the museum you must make that particular request at time of booking. Price may vary depending on timing of the tour and entrance fees to the museum are not included. If you wish to include the entrance tickets then please also make the request at time of booking.
Follow the Alsace wine route in the afternoon
After some free time for personal discovery and lunch, follow the Alsace wine route and participate in several wine tasting sessions in authentic ‘caveau’, the local name for wineries. During the afternoon, the tour includes the possibility to taste the many different grape varieties that are used to create Alsace wines: Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Muscat, Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Sylvaner. This private tour ensures you enjoy full attention from your guide.