Picturesque Alsace & Charming Villages

  • 7 Day Tour
  • 4 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Day - 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to our overnight hotel in northern France.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day -2

We head towards Metz, where we stop for free time and for you to purchase lunch. We continue into the Alsace region and to our hotel in Klingenthal, where we stay for four nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day - 3 - Strasbourg

We include a full-day excursion to Strasbourg, a charming city situated in the Alsace region. Be sure to view the impressive Gothic cathedral and the numerous bridges crossing the Ill River, which formed part of the seventeenth century fortifications for the city. Wander the little streets of ‘Petit France’ lined with charming inns and flower bedecked timbered houses. You may have the opportunity to enjoy a short cruise on the river.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Strasbourg

Day - 4 - Alsace Villages

Why not join our optional ‘Alsace Villages’ excursion visiting two of the villages classified as being the ‘Most Beautiful Villages in France’. We travel along part of the famous Alsace Wine Route through lovely scenery and rambling vineyards with views across the Rhine plain to the Black Forest mountains. We call at Ribeauvillé, with its half-timbered buildings, 3 ruins of fortified castles and its 13th century ‘Butchers Tower’. We also visit the delightful, small walled village of Riquewihr with its pretty Alsatian half-timbered houses, and 13th century ‘Dolder’ or defensive gate.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Riquewihr

Day - 5 - Colmar

Included excursion to Colmar, the regional capital. Colmar retains a ‘country town’ atmosphere and has been wonderfully preserved, with its pretty streets, charming squares and canals lined with half-timbered houses. Colmar is often regarded as the quintessential Alsace town.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Colmar

Day - 6 - Obernai

We leave Klingenthal and head to Obernai. This delightful town is set amongst pretty vineyards on the slopes of the Vosges Mountains. Obernai was the birthplace of Alsace’s patron saint Odile. We continue to our overnight hotel in northern France.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Obernai

Day -7

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £169; travel insurance from £44.95.



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.