This superb short break takes you to the delightful cosmopolitan city of Strasbourg, situated between the River Rhine and the Voges Mountains. Influenced by both Germany and France it is a fascinating city with plenty to offer. We include an orientation tour and a visit to picturesque Colmar.
Depart on the morning Eurostar service from London St. Pancras or Ebbsfleet to Paris Gare du Nord. You will then transfer by coach to Paris Gare de l’Est where you board the TGV service to Strasbourg. On arrival transfer to your hotel for a four night stay.
Free to explore Strasbourg under your own steam, or enjoy our included excursions:
Strasbourg - Our included morning walking tour of Strasbourg’s old quarter starts at the landmark of the city, the Notre Dame Cathedral. Your afternoon is free to explore at your own pace. Why not take an optional boat trip through the network of canals – a great way to see the city.
Colmar & Kaysersberg - Enjoy a guided tour of Colmar, home to the creator of the Statue of Liberty, before moving on to Kaysersberg. Reputed to be one of the prettiest villages on the Alsace Wine Road, Kaysersberg has an impressive 12th century hillside fortress.
We also offer an optional excursion:
The Alsace Wine Road - This fascinating full day excursion takes you along the Alsace Wine Road, starting at Gertwiller where you visit a traditional Alsace gingerbread shop, before continuing to Chateau Haut Koenigsbourg and Ribeauville. It’s then on to the wine cellars of Zellenberg for a tasting before finishing the day in Riquewihr, which has remained virtually unchanged since the 16th century.
Early afternoon, board the TGV service to Paris, where you board the Eurostar for the return journey to the UK, arriving early evening.