UNIQUE PRIVATE TOUR
France’s 2 most beautiful villages – Colmar and Eguisheim
Visit the beautiful Alsace wine region, Colmar and Eguisheim in France from Zurich
What to expect?
We have sketched out this day trip out of Zurich to visit France’s Alsace wine region and the two most beautiful villages; being just an hour and half away from Zurich, our private tour is designed to show you the must see places in Colmar and Eguisheim which shares the passion and ambition to make the exceptional quality of their heritage known and recognized; these villages attracts and invites visitors from all over the world to explore their history, their beautiful landscape, their culture and their farming lifestyle.
NOTE: Although, the program is well detailed in the section below, boundless hidden gems and many surprises which you will actually experience during this tour remains undisclosed.
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We have perfectly sketched out this day trip out of Zurich to provide you an unforgettable local experience visiting France’s two most beautiful villages, Colmar and Eguisheim, member of “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” (The Most Beautiful Villages of France).
Uniqueness of this tour
This tour provides you a unique opportunity to explore the best of Colmar and Eguisheim and Basel through the eye of a local photographer-guide; as you travel in comfort in our spacious, WIFI enabled luxury vehicles, your friendly driver-guide will make sure you have the best sightseeing experience, get the most out of every moment you spend together with your family, while saving you the hassle, travel time and cost.
Zurich to Alsace, France
Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at around 09:30 AM. Following a short meet greet session, we shall begin our journey towards France. Taking the scenic journey, we shall reach Colmar at around 11 AM. Alsace big in variety and truly amazing when it comes to enjoying an exceptional holiday experience!
Colmar offers you an exciting glimpse of 1000 years of European history. Stroll through Colmar’s vast pedestrianized zone, a listed “protected sector”, enjoy its rich perfectly preserved religious and secular heritage, taking you from the middle ages to the 18th century: from “Little Venice” which has become the “must” venue for photographers from the world over, to the Tanners district recognizable by its grand white-fronted houses. Following our sightseeing tour of Colmar and and perhaps a gondola ride through the “little Venice (subject to availability), it’s best to enjoy your relaxing lunch. Thereafter, we will start our journey to visit another wine producing village and immaculately cute – Eguisheim.
You will fall in love with Eguisheim instantly upon arrival and moment you begin strolling through narrow concentric lanes, admiring the medieval architecture and beautiful colored houses decorated with flowers. Following your guide, visit the most beautiful alleys and places including the Leon Beyer, Castle of Counts Eguisheim, Chateau du Hohlandsbourg, Maison Wolfberger, Chateau Saint Leon, Saint-Leon Fountain, Eglise Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, Hubert et Heidi Hausherr and a lot more.
Upon returning back to Switzerland from France, we will reach Basel, a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town is beautiful and you will enjoy very much. Basel will be an ideal place to also enjoy a relaxing dinner before returning to Zurich, arriving at your hotel at around 8:30 PM
The tour is scheduled to start from the door-step of your hotel in Zurich at 09:30 AM and expected to end at around 8:30 PM. The duration is approximately 11 hours but this includes 30 minutes coffee breaks, 1 hour of Lunch and an 1 1/2 hours dinner break.
Customize This Tour
Zurich to Colmar (FR)
– Visit the beautiful Alsace Wine region and vineyards in France
– Visit all major attractions in Colmar (France)
– Visit beautiful Eguisheim wine producing village (France)
– Visit the medieval town of Basel (Switzerland)
Duration: 9.5 hours (includes 2 x 30 minutes coffee and 1.5 hours lunch break)
Note: Start and end time in Winter period will be earlier due to early sunset
Start time: 9:30 AM
Maximum Guests: 6 people (For large group, please contact us)
Tour Price (per tour, not per person)
1 – 6 people | CHF 950 (Exc. VAT)
Price includes: English speaking guided tour, vehicle expenses, cross-border road taxes, liability insurance, all parking fees and road taxes, all surcharges.
Price excludes: personal expenses, tips or gratuity
Note: Price is based on tour starting from Zurich. Please contact us if pick-up location is not Zurich.
Free cancellation: Fully refundable if cancelled 24 hours prior (minus bank processing fee 4%)