Strasbourg: 2-Hour Gourmet Walking Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2 hours
Stroll the cosmopolitan streets of Strasbourg on the market days of Wednesday and Friday to experience the city's everyday vibe, and visit many of the historical landmarks as you taste the produce of the Alsace. Set off from the monumental Strasbourg Cathedral and make your way through the pedestrian districts of the historical city center. Arrive at a central food market to sample local cheese, traditional bread, cold meat, Alsatian brioche “kouglopf”, and delicious French wine. See major landmarks such as the striking stained glass windows of the Maison Kammerzell hotel and the bronze statue on Place Gutenberg of the man who introduced printing to Europe with his printing press. Explore the historic Petite France quarter at the western end of the Grande Île and much more.
Danielle was an outstanding host for Strasbourg and an extremely knowledgeable and informative guide. We would have no hesitation in recommending this tour and your company.
A longtime favorite with discerning travelers, Baden-Baden is an elegant spa town nestled among verdant hills. You can discover attractions such as its opulent casino with the help of an expert guide, before crossing the border to France to visit Strasbourg’s charming Old Town district, topped by its majestic cathedral. Grand palaces and luxurious villas stand proudly in the beautifully landscaped parks of Baden-Baden, as you stroll down noble avenues and learn why a sophisticated clientele has been coming here for centuries. See the famous Kurhaus (spa resort), and wander the lavish halls of the city’s famous casino. Should you choose to stay in Baden-Baden for a splash in the thermal pools or to try your luck at the roulette tables, you can later rejoin the tour group at a set time in the early evening. If you remain with the tour, you will continue onward for a scenic photo stop at ...
Walkthrough one of the oldest Christmas markets in Europe, which has been held every year since 1570. Visit the ‘Christkindelsmärik’ which thousands of visitors flock to each winter to shop hand-made decorations, admire grand fairy-light installations, and bask in the fairytale atmosphere. Be taken to some of the best spots for traditional Alsatian food and stop for a mulled wine-tasting along the way. Your local guide will point out the most respected craftsmen in the area and share insider tips on how to find the best stalls for gift shopping as you stroll. Explore behind the scenes of some of the artisan’s workshops. Meet a local baker who will show you how to make traditional Christmas pastries and enjoy multiple traditional food tastings.
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