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Departure Graf: Colmar & Riquewihr Christmas Markets

Fill your weekend with amazement and wonder as you explore these two idyllic French villages. Their historical architecture and quaint streets will transport you back in time. Take in the Christmas magic as you wander around the timeless markets.

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  • Experienced Trip Leader
  • Private Transportation

Your trip includes

• Round-trip direct bus transportation
• Own parking lot in Graf for your exclusive use
• Explore Europe Trip Leader

Your trip highlights

• Quaint Christmas villages of Colmar & Riquewihr
• Shop different specializes, hand crafted items, sweet treats and heartwarming drinks
• The chance to cruise the “Little Venice” in Colmar

Saturday, December 17

We will start our trip at 5:00am in Grafenwöhr by crossing borders into France and visiting the charming village of Riquewihr, a medieval town right in the heart of Alsace, where you’ll get to wander around the well preserved old town and soak up the idyllic atmosphere. After some free time, we’ll continue to the fairy-tale city of Colmar, with the most photographed village in all of Europe. The afternoon is free to explore more of the city’s sights and pedestrian-friendly lanes, and to enjoy Alsatian specialties on your own. Our estimated time of return in Grafenwöhr is around 11:00 p.m.

Covid-19 On-Trip Requirements & Safety Measures: We would keep you informed of any changes that would apply to your trip, as we follow the COVID-19 requirements from each country/region.

Meeting point for the start of the trip
Your trip starts and finishes in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Address: Dießfurter Str, 92655 Grafenwoehr (parking lot)
Instructions: if you are exiting McDonald’s parking lot in Grafenwoehr you will turn right on to B299 as if you are going towards Netzaberg. You will then take your very first right (as if you are going towards MegaPlay) and as soon as you cross the small bridge there is a driveway on the right side which you can enter into a parking lot. You should see several cars and the bus there. The parking lot is exclusively available for our passengers during the duration of the trip.

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Colmar, France

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Meeting point for the start of the trip
Your trip starts and finishes in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Address: Dießfurter Str, 92655 Grafenwoehr (parking lot)
Instructions: if you are exiting McDonald’s parking lot in Grafenwoehr you will turn right on to B299 as if you are going towards Netzaberg. You will then take your very first right (as if you are going towards MegaPlay) and as soon as you cross the small bridge there is a driveway on the right side which you can enter into a parking lot. You should see several cars and the bus there. The parking lot is exclusively available for our passengers during the duration of the trip.

Graf Bus Departure Point

Transportation
Included transportation on this tour is by bus. Colmar & Riquewihr are best explored on foot.

Baggage Allowance
Each adult is entitled to one luggage and one personal item. Luggage should be able to be stored below the bus and the personal item should contain whatever you might need on the bus. Pillows and blankets do not count for the personal item. If you have additional items such as strollers, carseats, etc. please send us a message to make those arrangements.

Currency
Euro is the currency you will be using on your tour. We strongly advise that you take debit/bank cards and credit cards, which can be used to withdraw cash at local banks, as needed. You can use most debit/credit cards at ATMs, but make sure to check with your home bank about withdrawal fees. We suggest that you inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans, so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.

Health
There are no major health risks when traveling to Colmar & Riquewihr. It is always advisable to check with your doctor or health-care provider for the latest updates.

Travel Insurance
We recommend you get travel insurance to reimburse you for unforeseen trip cancellation. Please follow this link to get a quote through Travel Insured.

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