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Along wine route in Alsace, France

Alsace: Land of tradition and gastronomy

Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS Lafayette
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Discover Alsace, the land of tradition and gastronomy, located in the heart of Europe. Cruise the Alsace region with this itinerary and visit the must-see places of this charming region while discovering its gastronomic specialties and famous wines. Visit Strasbourg and its Gothic cathedral, Colmar and its little Venice with the charm of half-timbered houses, follow the wine route and discover villages and towns full of character.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg | Embark
Day 2 : Strasbourg | Breisach
Day 3 : Munster | Riquewihr | Ribeauvillé
Day 4 : Colmar | Kientzheim | Obernai
Day 5 : Strasbourg | Disembark

Highlights

  • Discover Alsace, an authentic and gourmet region
  • Explore Munster at the heart of the Vosges Mountains
  • Visit one of the most beautiful villages in France, Eguisheim

Ship

MS Lafayette

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Along wine route in Alsace, France Wines of Europe Village in Alsace region Bretzel (pretzel) for sale in streets of Strasbourg. An Alsace specialty. Church and surrounding vineyards in Alsace

Day 1 Strasbourg | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 2 Strasbourg | Breisach

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You'll be taken to downtown Strasbourg. Join the optional excursion proposed: river boat trip on the Ill river (subject to availability.) The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 3 Munster | Riquewihr | Ribeauvillé

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the morning, you will leave by coach to discover Eguisheim, you will then then return to the coach and head on to Munster. After visiting the town and enjoying some free time, the coach will continue on to a typical cheese making farm for lunch. This afternoon, you'll stop off at a wine cellar to taste some wines. Return on board and enjoy an Alsatian-themed evening with dancing.

Day 4 Colmar | Kientzheim | Obernai

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the morning, set out by coach to Colmar for a guided tour of the town, you'll then move on towards Kientzheim. In the afternoon, visit the other section of the wine trail which continues on to Obernai. Tonight is your gala evening and dinner.

Day 5 Strasbourg | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.
 

MS Lafayette

Per person starting at
$1,025
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Main Deck
29 cabins (27 double-occupancy cabins, 2 single cabins).
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Upper Deck
14 cabins with large picture windows (11 double-occupancy cabins, 2 single cabins, 1 cabin for persons with disabilities).

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

This offer includes
- Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
- on board drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
- double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
- excursions included in the package selected
- assistance from our on board multi-lingual host/hostess
- welcome cocktail
- gala dinner
- on board entertainment
- travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- all port fees
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include
- Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
- cancellation and baggage insurance
- transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
- personal expenses
- optional boat tour in Strasbourg
- visit to the Unterlinden museum.

Requirements
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

 
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