Strasbourg & Alsace


1 Day Tour

Strasbourg
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Medieval Magic in France!

Visit Europe’s charming capital, Strasbourg! The half-timbered houses and the imposing 13th century gothic cathedral, as well as the numerous canals throughout the city create an indescribable flair making Strasbourg a most memorable day trip.

Itinerary

Our day begins with a scenic drive through the Vosques mountains and Alsace region of France into the town of Bitche.  Here we make a short stop that will delight military enthusiasts, to view the 800-year-old Citadel, a massive hilltop fortress once regarded as one of Europe’s most powerful military strongholds. 

Next we journey on to Strasbourg where our time here begins with a sightseeing tour of the city’s highlights including the “Petit France district” with its half timbered houses, cobbled streets and numerous canals, Place Gutenberg and the 800 year old gothic cathedral.  Having worked up an appetite exploring Strasbourg’s favorite sites, we will make our way to local brasserie to enjoy a delicious Alsatian lunch of Tarte Flambé and salad.  After lunch there will be free time for you to explore the city on your own, and take in the many attractions such as the "Rue des Orfèvres" for gourmet patisseries, wine boutiques and deli stores. 


Our final destination is the town of Soufflenheim, celebrated for the pottery that has been created here since the bronze age. Unlike other popular mass-produced pottery found in Europe, the colorful Soufflenheim pottery is still crafted in traditional small batches by only a handful of artisans.  Here you will the opportunity to visit some of the artistic and traditional Alsace pottery workshops to shop for souvenirs and treasures of your own.  Having enjoyed a full day immersed in the best sites, food, wine and crafts of Alsace it is time to relax during the return ride home.

Trip Details

Dates & Prices   2022

  • 19 Mar Not Open to Book

  • Booking opens 3 weeks prior to departure date
  • Adults & Youths 12 & up: €119

  • Children 6-11: €99

Please note that the listed dates may be subject to change due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, safety or limitations in being able to provide a quality of travel experience. For complete details regarding our response to COVID-19 and please see below.

Included

  • Modern tour bus with AC / DVD
  • Lunch in Strasbourg
  • Pottery shopping in Soufflenheim
  • Services of driver and guide

Not Included

  • Cancellation Insurance: Adults €12, Children €9
  • Information on cancellation insurance.

Pick Up Time

  • Departs 0800

  • Returns 1900

Pick Up Location

  • Ramstein AFB, Main Chapel Parking Lot
  • Day Tours:  Park toward center of the lot.
    Overnight Tours:
    Park in the overnight parking area.
    Tour guide will provide parking passes.

Additional Info

Special Note About Travel Documents

Travelers must be in possession of a Blue US Tourist Passport. Nationalities traveling with a non US Tourist Passport must check with the respective consulates and ensure they have the appropriate travel documents required to enter all countries the tour visits and travels through.

Important COVID-19 Information

Mandatory Travel Documents ALL TOURS
COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates In QR Code Format

  • COVID-19 health documentation is mandatory to travel on all our tours (see next section for age-specific requirements).
  • All adults and youths are required to obtain COVID-19 vaccination certificates/proof of recovery in QR CODE format. This can be obtained from any German Apotheke (Pharmacy).
  • If you are unfamiliar with how to complete this procedure please see our blog article using this link for complete instructions, or contact us for assistance.

General

  • Tickets are sold on a First Come First Serve basis.
  • You are required to stay in your assigned seat (seat assignments are done by the office before departure).
  • Surgical grade or FFP2 face maks are required during all times while inside the bus and during boarding process.  They are also required at venues, sites and destinations.
  • Consumption of food or snacks is not currently permitted on the bus.
  • Covid-19: Tour is operated in accordance with the latest ordinance of the State of  Rhineland Pfalz. 

Adults & Youths

  • Adults and passengers 12 years and older must be fully vaccinated or provide a letter of recovery in QR CODE format (see Mandatory Documents sections above for additional details).

Children

  • Children ages 6 - 11 years old must provide a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Test must be valid through the entire tour until the scheduled tour return time. 
  • Children 0 - 5 years are not currently permitted on tours.

Bus Disinfecting Measures

  • Bus will be thoroughly disinfected after every journey.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available on the bus.
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer or personal cleansing products for use outside of the bus.

Bus Boarding Process

  • Masks must be in place and hands must be disinfected before boarding the bus.
  • Keep safe distance while entering and exiting the bus (1,5m).
Making Reservations
  • To place your reservation, please use the Book It button on each tour page, located at the top of the Trip Details section.
  • Reservations are processed in the order they are received, on a first come first serve basis Mon - Fri 0900 - 1600.
  • Before placing your reservation, please verify that your tour is still available on our Departure Status Page.
  • Colorful timbered houses of Alsace France
  • Beatiful pathways of Strasbourg France
  • Canals of Strasbourg
  • Strasbourg Canals
  • Strasbourg Cathedral
  • Strasbourg France at night
  • Center square Strasbourg France
  • Colorful timbered houses of Alsace France
  • Beatiful pathways of Strasbourg France
  • Canals of Strasbourg
  • Strasbourg Canals
  • Strasbourg Cathedral
  • Strasbourg France at night
  • Center square Strasbourg France

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