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Eat and Drink Through France Via the Heart of Alsace

It's the best way to see Paris and Alsace through a wine-focused lens.
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Taking a vacation is something that always elicits excitement. Planning it, however, is another story. If you want to experience a country and combine it with your passion, Heart of Alsace is an ideal way to do so. One of Europe's best kept secrets, Alsace is home to numerous vineyards, innovative experiences, and legendary hospitality.

The wine tour, though dedicated to tasting, will also offer an immersion in other Alsatian flavors. See all that awaits on Heart of Alsace's wine route here.

The tour starts with two days in Paris.


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The first day will be dedicated to a private guided tour.


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Lunch and dinner plus an overnight stay at a hotel in Champs Elysees will be part of the tour.

On the second day, there will be time allotted for shopping and a visit to the Eiffel Tower.


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A dinner cruise on the Seine River will conclude the day.


The third day will be spent in Strasbourg.


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In the capital city of Alsace, you'll be treated to lunch and a walking tour.


The next day will be the official start of the wine tour.


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There, the landscape of Alsace will act as the day's activities' backdrop.


To start the day, a tour will be given through a charming medieval town.


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There will be plenty of activities to enjoy.


The fifth day starts with a visit to the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle.

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One of the symbols of Alsatian heritage, the castle offers an exceptional panoramic view of Alsace's plain.

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The day will end with a meal at a traditional restaurant and a wine tasting.


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On day six, a wine tasting will commence at Colmar.


Colmar is best known as the capital of Alsace's wine route.


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A wine lunch with different kinds of cheese will be served.


To end the tour, there will be a visit to the Lalique Museum.

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Before you head to the airport, lunch will be served at Chateau Hochberg.


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For more details, visit www.heartofalsace.com


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Paolo Chua
Paolo Chua is the Associate Style Editor of Esquire Philippines.
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