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Tour code: BEHTABB-0

Tour Inclusions

  • 4 Nights
  • 8 Meals 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Hotel
  • Driver
  • Tour Leader

A Traditional Alsace Christmas

  • 5 days
  • France / Switzerland
  • Max Up to 18 guests Passengers

Overview

When it comes to quaint medieval villages, atmospheric Christmas markets and traditional crafts and cuisine, there’s nowhere quite like Alsace. On this tour of the region’s most magical Christmas sights, we’ll stay in charming Eguisheim – the perfect base from which to explore all that this heart-stealing area of France has to offer. Expect delicious meals, twinkling lights and an abundance of Christmas cheer.

Map of A Traditional Alsace Christmas
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Learn traditional French recipes at a hands-on cooking class in Ostheim
  • Browse the stalls of the Alsace region's most enchanting Christmas markets
  • Discover the beautiful 'Magic of Lights' illuminations in Colmar

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Basel - Ungersheim - Eguisheim

    After meeting the group in a festively decorated Basel, we’ll hit the road to France: where our five-day exploration of the Christmas traditions of Alsace will begin. Our first fairytale destination will be Ungersheim. This fascinating village is home to Alsace Ecomuseum – France's largest open-air museum – and will be filled with beautiful trees and wreaths at this magical time of year. This storybook village is France’s largest open-air museum, and it will be filled with beautiful trees and wreaths at this special time of year. While we’re here, we’ll meet a local craftsman – who’ll reveal the secrets behind the perfect Christmas decorations at an included workshop. Then: it’s onwards to our hotel in Eguisheim, where a delicious welcome dinner awaits us. What a start to the trip! Accommodation: La Ferme du Pape (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Eguisheim - Ostheim - Eguisheim

  • Day 3 - Eguisheim - Ribeauvillé - Riquewihr - Eguisheim

  • Day 4 - Eguisheim - Strasbourg - Colmar - Eguisheim

  • Day 5 - Eguisheim - Orschwiller - Basel

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation