- Day 1 : Depart U.S.
- Day 2 : Arrive in Zürich | Transfer to Colmar
- Day 3 : Colmar
- Day 4 : Kaysersberg | Riquewihr | Eguisheim
- Day 5 : Basel
- Day 6 : Freiburg | Neuf-Brisach
- Day 7 : Strasbourg
- Day 8 : Colmar
- Day 9 : Transfer to Zürich | Depart for U.S.
May 7 – 15, 2023
Tour Operator: AHI Travel (Learn more, and book online.)
Price: From $3,695 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
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Tucked between the magnificent Vosges mountains and the Black Forest lies a region brimming with beauty, incredible gastronomy, a unique Franco-Germanic culture and old-world villages, each endearing and romantic. This is France’s acclaimed Alsace region, known for its enticing blend of German and French traditions and fascinating heritage.
Stay for seven nights in charming Colmar, the heart of the region with scenery plucked from a fairytale. Each day, journey through a varied landscape to whimsical Alsatian communities, including Kaysersberg, Riquewihr and Eguisheim. Visit eco-friendly Freiburg, multicultural Basel and dynamic Strasbourg, home to one of Europe’s greatest Gothic treasures. Sip superlative wines along the storied Alsatian Wine Route and savor divine culinary experiences, including lunch in a winstub, an authentic Alsatian wine room. Plus, delve into the region’s proud identity and illustrious past. This small-group adventure features a first-class hotel and a generous meal plan.
We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a Carolina Alumni member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or become a Carolina Alumni member online.
Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.
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All prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.