Excursion in Medieval Alsace (Haut Koenigsbourg Castle, Kaysersberg, Colmar, Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé)
- 495.00€ Business Sedan (1-3 passengers)
- 644.00€ Business Van (1-8 passengers)
Medieval Alsace Excursion
We offer you the opportunity to learn more about the history of Alsace.
The excursion will first take you to Haut Koenigsbourg Castle, the only fully restored medieval castle in Alsace.
Next, we will stop at Kayserberg, known as one of the most beautiful and pleasant villages in France.
Then, we invite you to explore the city of Colmar, especially the neighborhood of “Little Venice“.
We will then head to Riquewihr, a town in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards.
We will conclude this excursion in the town of Ribeauvillé, a charming city that has preserved and showcased the historical heritage of Alsace.
Please note that meals, drinks, and entrance fees are not included in the price.
The departure will be from Strasbourg, and the excursion can accommodate 1 to 8 people.
Duration: The excursion usually lasts 8-9 hours, with a morning departure from Strasbourg and a return in the late afternoon. The exact duration may vary depending on traffic conditions and the visit to each site.
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Discover the captivating beauty and history of Alsace on our excursion to Haut Koenigsbourg Castle, Kaysersberg, Colmar, Riquewihr, and Ribeauvillé.
Haut Koenigsbourg Castle
The Haut Koenigsbourg Castle is an iconic site in Alsace, offering a fascinating journey through medieval history.
Begin your adventure with a visit to the Haut Koenigsbourg Castle, perched majestically on a hill. Your private driver will peacefully transport you to this medieval gem, where you can immerse yourself in the ambiance of the era and enjoy breathtaking views of the surroundings.
Perched majestically on a hill, the Haut Koenigsbourg Castle is an emblematic symbol of Alsace’s medieval history. Built in the 12th century, this fortified castle has been beautifully restored and now offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. Explore the towers, banquet halls, and ramparts of the castle, and immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere that permeates the air. A visit to the Haut Koenigsbourg Castle is a true journey back in time.
In addition to its historical significance, the Haut Koenigsbourg Castle also provides breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, with the Vosges Mountains on one side and the Alsace plain on the other.
Next, let yourself be enchanted by Kaysersberg, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards. With your private driver, you can easily navigate through this magical place, admiring the colorful half-timbered houses and discovering the rich Alsatian culture.
Nestled in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards, Kaysersberg is a charming medieval village that looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale. Its colorful half-timbered houses, cobblestone streets, and beautiful Gothic church create a picturesque and captivating atmosphere. Stroll along the river, visit local craft shops, and discover the richness of Alsatian culture. Kaysersberg is also renowned for its enchanting Christmas market, which attracts visitors from around the world every year.
Continue your excursion to Colmar. With your VTC and private driver at your disposal, you can navigate effortlessly through the city of Colmar, stopping to explore the cobblestone streets and immerse yourself in the romantic atmosphere that prevails here.
Colmar, known as the “Little Venice,” is a true gem of Alsace. This historic town is crisscrossed by picturesque canals lined with half-timbered houses and charming café terraces. Take a stroll through the Petite Venise district, visit the famous Unterlinden Museum housing the renowned Isenheim Altarpiece, and discover the exceptional architecture of the Pfister House. Colmar is also known for its traditional Christmas market, which adds a magical touch to the city during the holiday season.
Riquewihr will be an essential stop on your journey through Alsace. Accompanied by your private driver, explore this preserved medieval village, strolling through narrow streets lined with half-timbered houses. Take the opportunity to taste local wines in traditional wine cellars.
Riquewihr is another medieval gem of Alsace, surrounded by lush vineyards. This fortified village is famous for its well-preserved architecture, cobblestone streets, and 16th-century half-timbered houses. Wander through the narrow alleys, visit craft shops, and indulge in tasting local wines in traditional wine cellars. Riquewihr is a true paradise for history, architecture, and wine enthusiasts.
Conclude your excursion in Ribeauvillé, a charming small town at the foothills of the Vosges Mountains. With your private driver, visit the impressive castles of Saint-Ulrich, Girsberg, and Haut-Ribeaupierre, which proudly dominate the town. Feel free to explore the picturesque alleys and savor the delights of Alsatian cuisine.
Located at the foot of the Vosges Mountains, Ribeauvillé is a charming medieval town. Its three imposing castles, the ruins of Saint-Ulrich Castle, Girsberg Castle, and Haut-Ribeaupierre Castle, proudly overlook the colorful roofs of the village. Take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque streets, visit local artisan shops, and indulge in the delights of Alsatian cuisine at one of the many traditional restaurants.
Medieval Alsace Excursion
Book your VTC (Private Driver) excursion now and let yourself be transported through the remarkable sites of Alsace. Enjoy personalized service and absolute comfort for an unforgettable experience in this magnificent region.
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TOP 10 things to do in Alsace
1. Visit Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle: Explore this restored medieval castle and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding region.
2. Taste Alsace wines: Venture into the picturesque vineyards of the region and indulge in the famous Alsatian white wines.
3. Explore the Alsace Wine Route: Travel along this scenic route and discover charming wine villages and wine cellars.
4. Visit Strasbourg Cathedral: Admire the Gothic architecture of this iconic cathedral and climb to the observation platform.
5. Stroll through Petite France in Strasbourg: Wander through this picturesque neighborhood with its half-timbered houses.
6. Explore the city of Colmar: Discover the canals of “Little Venice”.
7. Discover the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park: Explore this preserved natural park, hike through picturesque landscapes.
8. Visit the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar: Admire the famous Isenheim Altarpiece and explore the art and history collections of this renowned museum.
9. Take a cruise on the Rhine: Enjoy a panoramic cruise on the Rhine River, discover picturesque landscapes, and see the castles along the way.
10. Taste Alsatian cuisine: Don’t miss the opportunity to savor the culinary specialties of Alsace..
These activities will allow you to experience the best of Alsace, from its rich cultural heritage to its picturesque landscapes and delicious gastronomy.