WINE & GOLF TOUR8 DAYS AND 7 NIGHTS TRIP
ONLY 2 DEPARTURES FROM JUNE TO AUGUST 2020. BOOK NOW!
Golf in Alsace is a must for all golf enthusiasts. Experience two unforgettable green fees on two exceptional 18-hole golf courses nestled in an idyllic setting of vineyards and woods on the wine route. Unwind after your intense round of golf by enjoying your hotel’s spas, cellar visits, wine tastings and treasures of Alsatian cuisine. You will continue your journey with the discovery of the treasures of the heritage of the Champagne Region and the pleasures of visiting and shopping in Paris.
DAY 1 – WELCOME TO ALSACE
Arrival at Zurich airport at 1:20 pm and transfer to your Hotel in Alsace. At 5:00 pm check-in and join everyone for a welcome drink and the introduction about your trip. Enjoy a nice dinner in a traditional restaurant.
DAY 2 – FOLLOW THE WINE ROUTE
Grasp the sense of the region’s historical and cultural heritage and follow the wine route for one day. Visit of the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, one of the symbols of the Alsatian heritage and discover Riquewihr one of the “Pearls of the Wine route”, ranked among the « Most Beautiful Villages in France ». For the lunch, live a memorable time, including cellars visit, wine tasting, and a cold cut and cheese platter. Continue to Eguisheim and a walking tour of the medieval village center, which was voted as “France’s favorite village” in 2013 and birthplace of Pope Léo IX. Finish the journey with a guided tour of the Old town of Colmar, the capital of Alsatian wines. You’ll discover the Little Venice, half-timbered houses, the covered market, St Martin’s Church. To finish this beautiful and memorable day, you will enjoy a delightful dinner in an Alsatian gourmet restaurant in Colmar.
DAY 3 – ALSACE GOLF LINKS, 18 HOLE
Morning on the Alsace Golf Links in Rouffach, Greenfee 18 hole. Located in a picturesque landscape with a “links” design style, the course offers a challenge for players of all levels. After lunch, departure to Mulhouse, the industrial capital of Alsace for a guided visit of the Automobile Museum – the leading car museum in the world! Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Mercedes – all the prestigious car-makes are on display. In the evening, dinner in the traditional restaurant.
DAY 4 – GOLF D’AMMERSCHWIHR, 18 HOLE
The Golf d’Ammerschwihr Trois-Epis is located on the Wine Route, just a few kilometers from Colmar. The beautiful 5207-meter course was designed by Robert Berthet and built-in 1990 in an outstanding location winding between vines and woodland.
The changes in elevation and many variations along the course make it nicely challenging for both beginners and seasoned players. Lunch in a traditional “Winstub” restaurant in Kaysersberg and guided walking tour of this medieval city, which was voted as “France’s favorite village in 2017” and hometown of Dr. Albert Schweitzer. On the way back to Colmar experience a cellar visit and a wine tasting in a typical Wine Estate on the wine road.
Continue the journey with free time to relax enjoying your Hotel amenities and to shop and have a drink in the Old city center of Colmar, the capital of Alsatian wines.
DAY 5 – DEPARTURE TO CHAMPAGNE
Private transfer to the historical sparkling wine province and its capital the City of Reims, located between Alsace region and Paris.
On the way to the City of Reims, stop in Saint-Louis Arzviller and visit of the inclined plane of Saint-Louis Arzviller, a boat lift unique of its kind in Europe. Site visit and departure aboard our river shuttle for a descent of the book rich in sensations. Mini cruise on the downstream channel and lift the work on the boat.
After a typical lunch in the area, continuation to Reims and arrival for check-in and dinner at 7:00 pm. Spend a night at leisure to relax and enjoy the City of Reims!
DAY 6 – THE “CHAMPAGNE” EXPERIENCE
Because Champagne is unique, we promise you an “Exclusive Experience”. Start your day with a short walking tour of the city center of Reims and visit the Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where French kings were coronated during the French Monarchy. Continue with a fascinating dive into the “crayères”, the sumptuous Champagne cellars and with a wine tasting in a famous Champagne House of Reims. Road to the south of Reims and arrival in the area of Hautvillers village, the cradle of Champagne, for an original Champagne and food pairing. After lunch, depending on schedule, a little walk in the village of Dom Pérignon, the “Father of Champagne”. We continue our journey by discovering the” Champagne Alley” in Epernay, home of the most prestigious Champagne House, registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. After enjoying an extraordinary experience 150 meters above the ground. Aboard the balloon of Epernay, fly to new emotions, discover the hidden gardens of the Avenue de Champagne and contemplate the hillsides of the Champagne vineyards with 1 glass of champagne and a cut silkscreen offered. Then, to finish this unforgettable day, you will experience a Champagne tasting on the hillsides of the Aÿ’s vineyard, registered as a UNESCO world heritage site.
DAY 7 – WELCOME TO PARIS, THE CITY OF LIGHT!
Relax start and private transfer to Paris, after your breakfast. Check-in your 4* Hotel. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover the city of Light. Walk along the outstanding Jardin des Tuileries and immerse yourself in the treasures hidden under the amazing pyramid of the Louvre Museum. Stroll through the streets of Quartier Saint-Germain and its cozy “cafés” and “brasseries”. Take a walking ride from Avenue Montaigne to Champs-Elysées, and enjoy the French fashion, designers’ boutiques and department stores for a unique shopping run. Whether you explore historic districts or architecture, gastronomic restaurants or museums, one thing is certain: the City of Light is a captivating one.
DAY 8 – PARIS CITY TOUR
Relax start. Check-out in the morning around 11:30 am meeting with your guide and departure for a memorable lunch to the Eiffel Tower restaurant « The 58 », with exceptional views over Paris or to the legendary Brasserie « La Coupole » in Montparnasse. In the afternoon, free time for a walking ride along the Tour Eiffel area, exploring The Trocadero and The Parc du Champs-de-Mars or ascent up to the Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck for a breathtaking 360° panoramic view 210 meters above the ground. After, enjoy a panoramic city tour of the French Capital for the discovery of its iconic sites (Notre-Dame, Arc de Triomphe, ChampsElysées, Opéra Garnier, Les Invalides…).
Around 5 pm, transfer to the airport of Paris Charles de Gaulle to flight back to The Philippines.
|Trip Planning & Prices 2020AIRFARE NOT INCLUDED|
|Sat. 13 Jun||Sat. 20 Jun||$3290|
|Sat. 29 Aug||Sat. 05 Sep||$3290|
Enjoy two memorable Green fees 18 holes, The Alsace Golf Links and The Golf of Ammerschwihr Trois-Epis Guided city tour of Colmar, Capital of the Wine Route, Reims city of coronation and Paris iconic’ s sights
Guided tour of the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle in the Vosges Mountains and discovery of Riquewihr and Eguisheim, ranked among the « Most Beautiful Villages in France »; visit of
the Reims Cathedral and fly to new emotions aboard the balloon of Epernay in Champagne
Visit of the inclined plane of Saint Louis Arzviller, a boat lifts unique of its kind in Europe. And visit the Automobile Museum Schlumpf Collection, in Mulhouse, the leading car museum in the world
Walking ride in the Alsatian vineyards and visit of the hillsides of the Aÿ’s vineyard in
Champagne, registered as a UNESCO world heritage site, and fascinating Cellar visits
and private wine tasting in famous Alsatian estates and Champagne Houses.
MEMORABLE LUNCH AND DINNER
Food & wine pairing / Tarte Flambée experience in traditional Winstub / Dinner in typical Alsatian restaurants.
Food & Champagne pairing for lunch / Dinner in a typical restaurant in Reims.
Lunch to the Eiffel Tower restaurant « The 58 », with exceptional views over Paris or to the legendary Brasserie « La Coupole » in Montparnasse.
7 nights 4* hotel accommodation / 7 breakfast buffet, 6 lunch and 4 dinners / Included experiences and English speaking tour guide according to the program / Airport transfer / Seat in coach transfer / Tour entrance fee / City Tax
Airfare / Visa / PH travel Tax / Travel Insurance / All the beverages (unless otherwise specified) / Incidentals in hotels such as laundry, telephone calls, mini bar / All other services not mentioned / Tips for the drivers & local guides