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Walking the Alsace Wine Route

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8 Days & 7 Nights
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Walking the Alsace Wine Route

  • Discover the treasures of the Alsace wine region in north-eastern France.
  • Walk through charming ’Plus Beaux Villages de France’ villages
  • Enjoy extensive views over rolling landscapes dotted with medieval castle ruins
  • Try Alsatian delicacies like Tarte Flambée and Kugelhopf
  • Relax at the end of the day on a sunny terrace with a glass of aromatic Riesling
Walk through the unique French region of Alsace, from the tranquil village of Thannenkirch to the lively village of Eguisheim, one of the ’Plus Beaux Villages de France’. Alsace retains a rich Germanic character; which can be traced back to when it was under German control. It now exudes a unique culture, taking the best of French and German influences; evident in its beautiful architecture and delicious food and drink. Spend mornings on the trail, and the afternoon relaxing and exploring. Walk between the picturesque towns and villages, truly experiencing the best Alsace has to offer. Enjoy carefully maintained vineyards, welcoming wine cellars, gourmet restaurants, peaceful forest trails, fairy-tale villages and sweeping views of the Vosges mountains and the Black Forest. Relish our special walking adventure in this exceptional region of France.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Thannenkirch Day 2 Walk to Ribeauvillé 4 miles / 7 km Day 3 Walk to Kaysersberg 7 miles / 11 km Day 4 Walk to Lac Noir and Blanc or Free Day Kaysersberg 12 miles / 19.5 km Day 5 Walk to Turckheim 6 miles / 10 km Day 6 Walk to Eguisheim 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 7 Loop Walk or Free Day Eguisheim 9 miles / 14 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 10kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 10kg is equivalent to 18 lattes. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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