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2019 2020

At the heart of Alsatian traditions (port-to-port cruise)

4 Days - PMN_P1PP
# Description


STRASBOURG - Villages along the Alsatian Wine Route - STRASBOURG

Discover Strasbourg and the villages following the wine route on a magical cruise in the heart of Alsatian Christmas markets. Be carried away by the festive and magical atmosphere that animates the Alsatian capital and surrounding villages at this time of the year.

Croisi +
  • All meals included
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Unique docking locations in Strasbourg
    • Delicious Alsatian Christmas bakeries
    • Christmas Markets in Eguisheim, Obernai and Strasbourg
    • The secret cellars in the Hospices de Strasbourg(1)


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. Dinner will be served on board. The evening is free to do as you please.

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Day 2

STRASBOURG - Villages along the Alsatian Wine Route - STRASBOURG

We'll cruise all the way to the European institutions. We'll sail past the beautiful Parc de l'Orangerie which was created by André Le Nôtre, the landscape architect who designed the park of the Palace of Versailles. We'll depart by coach with our hostess towards Sélestat. We'll stop at the Maison du Pain d'Alsace (House of Bread) and discover the many culinary traditions of the region, including a tasting of the famous "bredeles”, small typical biscuits that are baked during Christmas time. We'll continue our trip towards Eguisheim, listed as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France” and which the French designated as their favorite village in 2013. Eguisheim has remained true to the authenticity of Christmas traditions. You'll be delighted by its Christmas Market located at the heart of the medieval village and which exhibits the works of many local craftsmen. This afternoon, we'll head to Obernai, a city which has kept all of the charms from its Rhineland Renaissance era. The town is particularly lively at this time of year. We'll return on board.

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Day 3


We'll cruise to the historic center of the city. We'll set out on foot for the Hospices de Strasbourg(1) which house secret wine cellars. Wines gifted by patients to account for their medical care used to be kept there. Today, about twenty winemakers keep their most prestigious wines to age in the reputed cellars of the Hospices. The latter also house the oldest wine barrel dating from 1472. Your visit of the cellars will be followed by a tasting of some of the wines*. We'll return on board after our tour and enjoy lunch as we sail along an arm of the Ill River towards the Ponts Couverts. This afternoon, we'll set out on foot for a guided tour of the Alsatian capital that will take you through the beautifully preserved district of the Petite France and past the cathedral (exterior only). Enjoy time at leisure in a magical atmosphere on the numerous Christmas Markets located in several squares across the city. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 4


Enjoy one last buffet breakfast as we cruise before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

All departure dates are currently sold-out.


  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%


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

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - all excursions mentioned in the program - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

All drinks - cancellation and baggage insurance - all other services not specifically mentioned in the program - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Wine cellars at the Strasbourg Hospice

We'll leave on foot to discover the ancient secrets found within the Strasbourg Hospice wine cellars. In old times, it was used to store wine offered as payment for hospital care. Today, twenty or so winemakers use the renowned cellar to age thei...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Sélestat, the Alsatian Wine Route, and Obernai

You’ll leave by coach with your tour guide for Sélestat. The first stop will be the Maison du Pain d'Alsace, where you’ll discover the secrets of Alsatian baking. Of course, you’ll be able to have a taste or two! The next...

Duration 10h00 Classic

Strasbourg Christmas markets

Join us for a guided tour on foot to see the city’s iconic Petite France area and majestic cathedral. Afterwards, enjoy some free time at the various Christmas markets set up across the city. PLEASE NOTE Times are approximate and can change...

Duration 4h00 Classic


Several ships available for this cruise

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) The Hospices de Strasbourg are closed on Sundays. In this event, D2 and D3 of the program will be reversed.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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