This pre-cruise land program is available to book for all confirmed group members. For complete description and pricing contact Food & Wine Trails.
If it is great wine that you are after, less than an hour across the French border is arguably France's most unique region and home to some of the world's finest white wines. Tucked between the Vosges Mountains and the Rhine River, the Alsace region enjoys a perfect balance between architecture, nature, and gastronomy,
Alsace's unique history and location have endowed the region not only with its own dialect but also a special climate and soil contributing greatly to the quality of its grapes and wines. It is the only wine region in France with a long tradition of labeling its wines according to grape variety.
Highlights of this 3-night tour includes:
2-night stay at Basel's top hotel
Special wine-paired welcome dinner
Visit two of Alsace's most reputed wineries
1-night stay at a 4-star hotel in Colmar
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches with wine
Guided walking tours (Basel & Colmar)
Transfer to the ship for embarkation