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

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Strasbourg, France

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

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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Professional 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

Departure Point

1: 17 Place de la Cathédrale, 67000 Strasbourg, France
2: 4 Place de la Gare, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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 Excursions Tours in France

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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
See all safety measures taken by Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg.
Q:
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.
Q:
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
See all safety measures taken by Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg.
Q:
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
See all safety measures taken by Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Alsace Wine Route Small Group Half-Day Tour with Tasting from Strasbourg.

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Alsace in Autumn
aussietraveller1154
, Oct 2019
Very pleasant driver/guide Friendly Vignerons, and generous tastings Nice journey Would definitely recommend
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issued trip
Voyage529044
, Oct 2019
waited at wrong stop. Phoned Viator when no one came and was told to take a cab from Strasbourg to Obernai to catch up with tour
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Overpriced and nothing special
Alexis D
, Oct 2019
I was not impressed with this tour. It is far too much money for the quantity of wine and the experience. We stopped in a small town for approximately four minutes on the way to the first winery where we had extremely small sample pours and the "cellar experience" in the description meant standing in the back for 5 minutes. The second winery we sat in a very strange backroom that felt nothing like a winery. Both wineries are located right in town so I would not pay for this experience if I were you--I would take the bus and visit more wineries and build your own adventure for far less money.
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Lovely tour
namyonkim
, Oct 2019
Daniela was awesome. She was very sweet and incredibly knowledgeable. We enjoyed the beautiful countryside and learned a lot about the people of Alsace and the small winery business.
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UNIQUE TOUR WELL DONE
RCIRVINE
, Sep 2019
The guide was wonderful - professional friendly, excellent English and knowledgeable. The added benefit - we went to two small wineries creating a very informal atmosphere to ask questions. One was with the wine maker himself. A lot of fun!!
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Great tour
154tiae
, Sep 2019
This was a great tour! We wish we had did the full day. Danelle was the best! She was friendly, energetic, and informative! She was one of the best parts of the tour. We loved going to the small producers in the villages and even managed to go to a gingerbread bakery. Everything was beautiful and delicious! Highly recommended!
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Awesome Wine Tour
susannepocase54
, Sep 2019
Excellent wine tour and enjoyed our time at both small wineries! The mix of people was great and our host was very knowledgeable of the area.
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Great day
Stay143485
, Sep 2019
We had Danielle for our tour guide and she was lively and knows her food, wine and history of Strasbourg. Worth doing
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Beyond Awesome!!
2plenty
, Sep 2019
Very much worth it! Our tour guide was Daniele and she was amazing and informative. The two wineries were high quality. The scenery in the Alsace Valley was incredible.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Bonjour 2plenty, Thank you for sharing with us this wonderful feedback! Indeed, Danielle is a super guide and Alsace region is a must. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your wine tour. We look forward to welcoming you back in France very soon. Kind regards, Carole form Ophorus
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Wonderful Tour!
reshepard
, Sep 2019
I am not big on writing reviews but this tour was outstanding. Ariana was a fantastic guide and really knew her stuff. The wine was so good there wasn’t a glass I didn’t want to finish. Excellent!
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