Strasbourg, a famous city when it comes to France wineries to visit, is the ideal wine tasting destination and starting point for those traveling the Alsatian wine route. Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine (Grand-Est) region in northeastern France. The city is also the official seat of the European Parliament. Located near the border with Germany, this unique area in France boasts a poised blend of German and French culture and architecture.
If you’re looking to experience some of the best wine Tours & tastings in Alsace wine region of France, a wine tour in Strasbourg is bound to make for an unforgettable experience.
Strasbourg famously grows a wide variety of white grapes and produces wine varieties such as Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Crémant d’Alsace. It’s also only two miles from the France border with Germany wine regions, resulting in its distinctly German-influenced architecture. With lush, winding vineyards producing delicious white grapes, Strasbourg is a white-wine-lover’s paradise bound to impress any visitor.
Winalist has curated a list of the best wine tasting tours, wine cellars, and wine-related activities in Strasbourg and the Alsace wine region. Using our platform, you can book a personalized wine experience in Strasbourg fit for you.
Strasbourg wine highlights
- Conveniently located in the Alsace wine region, on the border of France and Germany.
- Known for its white wines and sparkling wines, but also produces some red wines.
- Perfect kickoff town in Alsace to take a road trip on the Alsace wine route.
Strasbourg, France Things to Do & Best Attractions
Discover the aromatic wine world of Alsace during your stay in Strasbourg. Between the numerous winegrowers' cellars and an abundance of wine tastings and innovative oenological workshops, wine lovers are sure to remember this French hotspot as one of the best cities in Alsace.
If you’re spending a full day in Strasbourg, we recommend that you visit Notre-Dame Cathedral to view its Gothic architecture. Then, head to the Palais Rohan to contemplate an 18th century palace housing museums.
To take a short break while continuing to stroll, all you have to do is walk through the picturesque historic district of Strasbourg’s city center. This are was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. Here, you can stop and observe the half-timbered houses and enjoy good food in one of many delicious Alsatian restaurants.
The obligatory passage in Strasbourg is the crossing of the Grande-Île which is an urban island with historic buildings. And for visitors who really want to immerse themselves in the culture and traditions of Alsace, try going to the Alsatian museum to soak in the region’s rich history.
Strasbourg Christmas Market is also one of the best in Alsace during the winter season. Explore this city’s rich architectural heritage and see its confluence of German and French influence in real life by booking an Alsace wine tasting, private tour, or full-day wine excursion with Winalist. We’ll help you plan your entire Alsace Wine Route itinerary or just a short excursion from town.
To ensure that your stay in the Alsace wine region of France is picture-perfect, Winalist has put together a list of activities to try around wine in the city of Strasbourg. You can find these activities below and book the one that looks best to you instantly. Let your curiosity guide you during your wine tourism adventure in Strasbourg - and beyond.