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New for 2017

Walk in Beautiful Alsace

Natural park of Ballons des Vosges and Alsacian vineyards

New for 2017

Walk in Beautiful Alsace

A gorgeous walk in southern Alsace, with a mix of vineyards, typical villages and rounded mountains in the natural park of the Ballons des Vosges. 

Holiday Highlights

  • The nature and the landscapes of the regional park of the Ballons des Vosges
  • Eguisheim, plus beau village de France
  • Turckheim, Munster and Wintzfelden
  • The three castles at Eguisheim
  • Castle of Hohlandsbourg
  • Panoramic views en route
  • The tower Galtz
  • Kaysersberg and the Albert Schweitzer museum
  • Museum at Maison du Parc Naturel Regional des Ballons des Vosges 
  • Beautiful villages of the wine trail and authentic farms inns

What's Included

  • 6 nights half board
  • 5 days walking
  • 3 Star Hotels
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Comprehensive route notes
  • Station transfers
  • Belle France Support

Starting Days

You can choose to begin this holiday on any day of the week.

Itinerary & Hotels

  • 1

    Arrival in Eguisheimday 1

    Summary

    Arrival in Eguisheim, stamped “plus beau village de France” (member of the prettiest villages of France club), on the wine road, 8 km from Colmar, nestling in a wonderful green setting close to “3 châteaux”. Settle in your hotel, either L’Auberge Alsacienne with modern comfort and vivid colours where you have your diner or the traditionally decorated La Ferme du Pape.

    Hotel
    • L’Auberge Alsacienne - exterior

    L’Auberge Alsacienne Eguisheim

    Relaxed 16th-century inn offering colorful rooms with free Wi-Fi, plus a restaurant with a terrace. 

    Facilities

    • TV in each room
    • Free WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included

    Hotel
    • La Ferme du Pape - exterior at night

    La Ferme du Pape Eguisheim

    Traditional hotel offering airy rooms with free WiFi, plus a laid-back restaurant with a terrace.

    Facilities

    • TV in each room
    • Restaraunt
    • Shaded terrace
    • Laundry service
    • Free WiFi

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included

  • 2

    Eguisheim to Turckheim day 2

    Summary

    The first ascent leads to “3 châteaux” and further on to the castle of Hohlandsbourg. Enjoy the panoramic view over the plain of Alsace, the Vosges mountains and the Black Forest. Rejoin the valley that leads to Munster and stop over in an Alsatian village with ramparts, fortified towers, medieval houses and picturesque streets. A night watchman in traditional 16th century costume can still be found switching the streetlights off during his rounds every evening. Your hotel tonight is either Les Portes de la Vallée or the listed Hotel des Deux Clefs, equally charming.

    Hotel
    • Les Portes de la Vallee - exterior

    Les Portes de la Vallée Turckheim

    Warmly decorated rooms with terraces or balconies in a genteel hotel with a casual eatery & a pool.

    Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Lounge
    • Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • TV in every room
    • Terrace/garden
    • Half covered outdoor heated pool
    • Sauna

    Board

    Cuisine

    Regional cuisine within a typical cosy Alsatian atmosphere. 

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    Hotel
    • Hotel des Deux Clefs Turckheim

    Hotel des Deux Clefs Turckheim

    15th-century venue offering classy quarters with free WiFi, plus a guest lounge & a terrace. 

    Facilities

    • Lounge
    • Breakfast room
    • Terrace
    • Free WiFi
    • Room service
    • Safe
    • Laundry service
    • English spoken

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    9 mi
    (14km)

  • 3

    Turckheim to Kaysersberg day 3

    Summary

    Today our itinerary crosses the villages of Trois Epis, Ammerschwihr and the area from which famous Alsace vintages originate. The walk takes you from Turckheim to Kaysersberg, the birthplace of Dr Albert Schweitzer, the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Your hotel Les Remparts offers you calm on the edge of the historic town of Kaysersberg.

    Hotel
    • Les Remparts Kaysersberg - exterior view

    Hotel Les Remparts Kaysersberg

    Informal rooms with free WiFi & upgraded quarters with balconies, plus a game room, a sauna & a bar. 

    Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Room service
    • Bar
    • Sauna

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    9 mi
    (14km)

  • 4

    Kaysersberg to Munster day 4

    Summary

    You leave Kaysersberg and the vineyards and walk in the Vosges. The nature and the landscapes of the regional park of the “Ballons des Vosges” are stunningly beautiful. After a long walking day, enjoy a well deserved rest at the hotel La Verte Vallée, with its swimming pools and spa.

    Hotel
    • Hotel La Verte Vallée - exterior
    • Hotel La Verte Vallée - pool

    Hotel La Verte Vallée Munster

    Riverside hotel offering casual rooms & suites, a refined restaurant & a spa, plus an indoor pool.

    Facilities

    • Gourmet restaurant
    • Lounge restaurant
    • 2 indoor pools
    • Spa
    • Gym
    • Terrace
    • Free WiFi
    • TV in every room with regional, national and international channels
    • Safe
    • Minibar

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    14 mi
    (23km)

  • 5

    Munster to Wintzfelden day 5

    Summary

    You leave Munster and ascend in the direction of Wassenberg (746 m). You pass the summit of Mühlenkopf (805 m) and descend further down in the valley to discover an area with vineyards and the village of Wintzfelden. Your hotel tonight is either La Vallée Noble or A L’Arbre Vert.

    Hotel
    • La Vallée Noble Wintzfelden

    La Vallée Noble Wintzfelden

    Down-to-earth hotel offering simple rooms, plus an indoor pool, a game room & a casual restaurant. 

    Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Terrace/garden
    • Heated indoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Free WiFi
    • Lounge
    • TV in every room

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    Hotel
    • A L’Arbre Vert Wintzfelden

    A L’Arbre Vert Wintzfelden

    Hotel offering humble rooms, an indoor pool & a sauna, plus a restaurant with a scenic terrace.

    Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Cable TV in every room
    • Restaurant
    • Indoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Terrace

    Board

    Cuisine

    The restaurant offers traditional and contemporary cuisine at a time, served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. 

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included.

    9 mi
    (14km)

  • 6

    Wintzfelden to Eguisheim day 6

    Summary

    Taking an extremely beautiful terraced path dominating the Rhine Valley, you walk in the direction of Gueberschwihr. On this road you come across Celtic religious sites and an abbey before reaching Eguisheim, your starting point and you sleep another night in the charming Hotel Auberge Alsacienne.

    Hotel
    • L’Auberge Alsacienne - exterior

    L’Auberge Alsacienne Eguisheim

    Relaxed 16th-century inn offering colorful rooms with free Wi-Fi, plus a restaurant with a terrace. 

    Facilities

    • TV in each room
    • Free WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace

    Board

    Cuisine

    Dinner, Bed and Breakfast included

    11 mi
    (18km)

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  • From £899 per person

  • Outward Depart St Pancras International, change in Paris or Lille for TGV to Colmar arriving late afternoon. Transfer to hotel 15 mins on foot not included.

    Return Depart Colmar, change trains in Paris or Lille, arrive St Pancras International early evening.

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