Christmas markets in Alsace

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Discover the Alsatian Christmas markets! Deeply rooted in the history of the region, Christmas traditions in Alsace are unique and particularly enchanting. You will be amazed by all that the markets have to offer, with of course the traditional mulled wine, crafts, magical lighting and much more.
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Overview

Trip type
River Cruise
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

    • HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy the enchantment of Christmas Markets in Alsace Strasbourg and its illuminations The Wine Route and its typical villages The special atmosphere of Colmar

What's this trip about?

    Discover the Alsatian Christmas markets! Deeply rooted in the history of the region, Christmas traditions in Alsace are unique and particularly enchanting. You will be amazed by all that the markets have to offer, with of course the traditional mulled wine, crafts, magical lighting and much more.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal transport included (including local flights)
Start CityStrasbourg
End CityStrasbourg

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel
  • Family Friendly
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • France

Attractions

  • Strasbourg

Activities

  • River cruise

Trip includes

    • Your stay with all meals included, from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day -Drinks included on board (excluding special cards) and a drinks package for meals taken outside the ship (1/4 wine or 1 mineral water and 1 coffee per person and per meal) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - accommodation and services on the ship docked at the harbor in Strasbourg - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess as tour guide for two days - excursions mentioned in the program - travel assistance and repatriation insurance.

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Day 1 STRASBOURG

We'll meet in Strasbourg at 6.00 p.m. Tonigh, enjoy dinner on board and a free evening.

Day 2 The Alsatian Wine Route and Colmar

We'll set out on a discovery tour of the Wine Route with our hostess. You'll be enchanted by its picturesque villages wonderfully decorated for Christmas. We'll visit a wine cellar followed by a tasting of local Alsatian wines*. In the afternoon, we'll discover the Ch...

Day 2 The Alsatian Wine Route and Colmar

We'll set out on a discovery tour of the Wine Route with our hostess. You'll be enchanted by its picturesque villages wonderfully decorated for Christmas. We'll visit a wine cellar followed by a tasting of local Alsatian wines*. In the afternoon, we'll discover the Ch...

Day 3 STRASBOURG

We'll tour the old Strasbourg and its Christmas markets with our hostess. This afternoon, enjoy time on your own before we set out to discover the illuminations in the city. The whole town is decorated with garlands and Christmas decorations, creating a magical atmosphere. We'll spend the night on board.

Day 3 STRASBOURG

We'll tour the old Strasbourg and its Christmas markets with our hostess. This afternoon, enjoy time on your own before we set out to discover the illuminations in the city. The whole town is decorated with garlands and Christmas decorations, creating a magical atmosphere. We'll spend the night on board.

Day 4 STRASBOURG

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board. End of our services at 9:00 a.m.

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Dates & Availability

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Last Updated: 6/5/2024
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29 Nov 2024
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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

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Since 1976 CroisiEurope has pioneered river cruising on the most beautiful waterways in Europe, and we are Europe’s largest and most experienced river cruise line. When you sail with us, you can relax and know that you will be well taken care of.

We have been privileged to take more than 200,000 passengers to the lands of their dreams, for the times of their lives. Our fleet of 30 ships will take you to your choice of dazzling riverside cities in France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Belgium — to the romantic Rhine Valley, the Rhône and Saône, the Seine, the beautiful blue Danube, the Douro Valley, Venice, and more — where you can explore and enjoy local food, wine, history, art and culture. We have a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of almost 1,000 people, whose conviviality, attentiveness and professionalism ensures that your voyage will be comfortable and pleasurable. Our staff and crews speak English, and many of them speak other major European languages as well. So you’ll be in the heart of European culture and charm, but you’ll always be able to find someone who understands you.

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Imagine gliding past quaint villages, ancient hillside castles and stone forts; past sun-drenched olive groves and vineyards, snow-capped mountains and thundering gorges; under glittering night-lit bridges in exotic cities.  Imagine eating first-class French cuisine while floating on a sparkling river, watching the gorgeous landscape pass by.

Envision your ship docking in the heart of a beautiful, historic European city:  its treasures of art, music, food, culture, and history await your leisurely exploration. 

Our trips offer you the opportunity to intimately experience the culture of a region or a country, and to visit some of Europe’s most dazzling cities and towns — in France, Spain, Italy, Germany or Belgium — in ease and comfort.

Our ship will be your floating hotel:  small enough to moor at a town or city port, but large enough to provide you every amenity.  The capacity of just 100 to 200 passengers allows a warm and convivial atmosphere on board, as well as the opportunity for quiet privacy and independence. The pace of our river cruises is relaxed and tranquil; the scenery is gorgeous and changes moment to moment.

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Other cruise lines may offer good food.  With CroisiEurope, you’ll cruise the rivers of Europe aboard your own French restaurant.

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  • Refined French cuisine - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar on board
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
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