Alsace & Lake Geneva Wine Regions

One of Alps & Autobahn’s personal favourites, our Alsace and Lake Geneva tour is ideal for wine and cheese devotees who dream of taking to the roads of Europe in their perfect car. Savour the flavours of the famous wine regions of eastern France and Switzerland while staying in some of the most luxurious and unique hotels this part of the world has to offer. 

The itinerary

  • Day Day 1: Stuttgart, Germany.

    Accommodation: 5 Star Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin, Stuttgart

    Check in to the 5-star Graf Zeppelin in the centre of Stuttgart and spend your afternoon relaxing in the hotel’s spa. In the evening, dine in the Graf Zeppelin’s signature Michelin star restaurant, Olivo, or one of the many traditional or fine-dining options in Stuttgart’s town centre. 

  • Day Day 2: Stuttgart to the French wine region of Alsace.

    Accommodation: 5 Star La Maison Des Têtes, Colmar

    After breakfast, we’ll deliver your car to the Graf Zeppelin and provide you with a brief vehicle and tour overview before handing over the keys. 

    After a quick run on the German Autobahn, cross the border to Alsace: one of the France’s cultural and wine meccas. Your first stop on the Alsace wine route is the medieval old town of Obernei. From Obernei, continue along the wine route to the cobblestone village of Ribeauville and the delightfully quaint Riquewihr. To end the day, unwind over a glass or two of the local specialty at your 5-star Hotel, nestled in the heart of the colourful early Renaissance town of Colmar.

  • Day Day 3: Guided Tour of Alsace Vineyards:

    Accommodation: 5 Star La Maison Des Têtes, Colmar

    Leave the car at the hotel today and indulge in some of the quality local wines and cuisine. One of our local partners will take you on a personalised tour of regional highlights, including the best of Alsace’s vineyards and local culinary fare. 

    Once back in Colmar, the old town with its flower-lined canals beckons. Have dinner in a traditional Alsace restaurant or should the mood take you, treat yourself to one of the town’s Michelin star restaurants.  

  • Day Day 4: Alsace to Lake Geneva, Switzerland:

    Accommodation: 5 Star Le Mirador Resort & Spa, Vevey

    After a leisurely breakfast, continue south along the Alsace Wine Route to Mulhouse and the Cite D’Automobile museum, home of the world’s largest collection of Bugattis

    In the afternoon you’ll drive across the border into Switzerland, navigating the shores of some of Bern’s most picturesque waterways until you arrive at the magnificent Le Mirador Resort & Spa overlooking Lake Geneva. 

  • Day Day 5: Rest day in the heart of the UNESCO listed Lavaux wine region.

    Accommodation: 5 Star Le Mirador Resort & Spa, Vevey

    Today, relish the opportunity to take things at your own pace. After breakfast, you can indulge in the hotel’s opulent facilities or take a treatment in the Givenchy spa and wellness area overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps. 

    If you wish to get out and explore the surrounding UNESCO heritage vineyards, Le Mirador is situated in the heart of the Lavaux wine region. There’s an assortment of vineyards to visit, ranging from smaller, boutique operations to the famous Dezaley, its terraces gracefully draped along the slopes of the lake. Return to the hotel at your leisure to watch the sun set over the Alps and Lake Geneva from your private terrace.   

  • Day Day 6: Lake Geneva to Lake Luzern via Juan Pass

    Accommodation: 4 Star Burgenstock Resort - Palace Hotel, Burgenstock

    Wake-up to breakfast on the lake, then head south through the Chablais wine region before stopping to tour the La Maison du Gruyère cheese factory and the nearby Maison Cailler chocolate factory. After indulging in as much of the finest Swiss cheese and chocolate as you dare, traverse the Swiss Alps via the scenic Juan Pass road. Your day behind the wheel will come to a satisfying end at the majestic Burgenstock Palace Hotel, set on a cliffside overlooking Lake Lucerne 500m below. 

  • Day Day 7: Lake Luzern, Switzerland to Stuttgart, Baden-Warttemberg via Hohenzollern castle

    Accommodation: 5 Star Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin, Stuttgart

    Make your way north through central Switzerland, stopping off in the medieval old town of Schaffhausen. Crossing back into Baden-Wurtemberg, Germany, you’ll have the opportunity to stretch the legs of your machine one last time on the A81 Autobahn before stopping to tour the striking Hohenzollern Castle, perched on top of a mountain overlooking the surrounding forest. In the evening, motor in to Stuttgart and check-in to your local base, the Graf Zeppelin Hotel.

  • Day Day 8: Stuttgart

    In the morning one of our team will collect your vehicle from the Graf Zeppelin. You may want to spend the remainder of the day exploring the Mercedes-Benz and Porsche headquarters. Both marques feature world-class museums that are sure to please any car enthusiast, not to mention the impressive on-site dining.

  • & more

    Customize this tour?

    If you’d like to customise any element of the above itinerary to include more or less time in any of the regions visited, please contact the Alps & Autobahns team for a tailored itinerary. 

Drive

Slice your way through the stunning patchwork of vineyards dotting Alsace and Levaux. Enjoy the challenge of Juan Pass on your way to cruising the shores of the turquoise Lake Brienz and Lake Lucerne.

The most powerful E class of all time, the all-wheel drive E63s saloon offers unrivalled dynamics while cosseting its occupants in understated Mercedes Benz luxury.

AMG E63s

The flagship of the AMG fleet, the S63 is the ultimate autobahn cruiser. Once you start climbing into the Alps, power down the roof and enjoy the alpine air while lounging in the luxuriously appointed cockpit.

AMG S63 Cabriolet

Arguably the most dramatic of all German sports coupes, this charismatic 2-seater compliments its enigmatic shape with the finest of AMG’s power units wedged under its shapely hood.

AMG GT S

With 410 horsepower in a svelte, muscular package, the most compact of the M cars is the perfect choice for tackling the flowing forest roads and passes of the Alps.

BMW M2 Competition

The benchmark in mid-size German performance is at home effortlessly devouring autobahn miles as it is tackling the twists and curves of the alpine high country.

BMW M3

The convertible version of the M4 provides all the thrills of its fixed top stablemate, all while allowing you to bask in the fresh mountain air of the Alps.

BMW M4 Cabriolet

The most luxurious of BMW’s coupes, endowed with supercar rivaling performance, all while cosseting both driver and passenger in the finest luxury sports cabin the BMW range has to offer.

BMW M850i

The roadster version of the i8 offers a retractable roof for those who prefer their sustainable supercar driving to be more in touch with the alpine elements.

BMW i8 Roadster

The Jag F-type is one of the most charismatic sports cars to arrive on the scene since its 1960s ancestral inspiration, the iconic e-type.

Jaguar F-Type Cabriolet

The current iteration of this most iconic of sports cars will captivate you with its ability to effortlessly consume autobahn miles and then precisely scythe its way across twisting mountain passes.

Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe

For those who prefer to immerse their senses in the crisp, fresh alpine air, the 911 cabriolet provides a unique open-top touring experience.

Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

If you haven't driven the turbo, you haven't yet experienced what a 911 is capable of. Just take a glance at the specification figures. As impressive as the are, the figures still don't do justice to the tactile experience that is an unleashed 911 turbo.

Porsche 911 Turbo

Arguably the most tactile of all 911s, the GT3 RS is Porsche's ultimate version of the iconic, naturally aspirated flat 6.

Porsche GT3 RS

The most powerful Ferrari roadcar ever produced has an epic 800 horsepower V12 at it's heart. Even for a Ferrari, this striking machine is outrageously fast.

Ferrari 812 Superfast

The classic lines of Ferrari's California can't disguise the potency of this prancing horse's twin turbo V8.

Ferrari California

The 488 Spider is Ferrari's ultimate expression of usable open-top supercar performance. The 488 Spider is quite likely the most intoxicating way to cruise both Alps & Autobahns.

Ferrari 488 GTB Spider

The potent twin turbo v8, the retractable hard top and sublime neutral handling of the Portofino make it one of the great touring supercars.

Ferrari Portofino

Audi's first supercar, the R8 encompasses all the marque has learned via it's successful racing program, culminating in the superb, naturally aspirated V10. Inside, the R8 has the best interior in the business.

Audi R8 V10

With a refined interior filled with the aural splendor of a sonorous V10 and one of the more compliant supercar chassis, it's no surprise the Audi R8 Spyder has become one of our most popular touring choices.

Audi R8 V10 Cabriolet

The ultimate in luxury British convertible touring, the Bentley Continental GTC pampers it occupants while still providing an extremely capable sports driving experience when called on.

Bentley Continental GTC

Despite being another one of Aston's undeniably photogenic icons, the Vantage isn't a one trick pony. The twin-turbo V8 under the sculpted bonnet combined with cutting edge dynamics makes this a complete supercar.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

If Lamborghini has a 'user-friendly' car, the charismatic Huracan is it. With it's high revving V10, the all-wheel-drive successor to the Gallardo is a manageable yet thrilling supercar.

Lamborghini Huracán

The pinnacle of Lamborghini's range, the Aventador 'hypercar' is an extreme experience in every way; fighter jet lines, a thundering mid-engined V12 and that undeniable Italian charisma.

Lamborghini Aventador

The Z4 M40i is BMW’s latest incarnation of its purpose built, sports roadster. It’s distinctive svelte lines are complimented by its brawny turbo flat 6, making it the perfect choice for an inspired summer road trip through the Alps.

BMW Z4 M40i

Pricing

Simply choose the car you’d like to drive on this tour, fill out the short enquiry form with your details, preferred dates and any questions you might have and we’ll come back to you within 48 hours.

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Alsace & Lake Geneva Wine Regions

8 Days/7 Nights.
The Car
Price / Couple
  • Mercedes AMG E63s
    €5,800
  • Mercedes AMG S63 Cabriolet
    €5,950
  • Mercedes AMG GT S
    €6,046
  • BMW M2 Competition
    €5,500
  • BMW M3
    €5,800
  • BMW M4 Convertible
    €5,950
  • BMW M850i
    €6,650
  • BMW i8 Roadster
    €6,450
  • Jaguar F-Type Cabriolet
    €6,150
  • Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe
    €7,150
  • Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
    €7,150
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
    €9,950
  • Porsche GT3 RS
    €10,900
  • Ferrari 812 Superfast
    €16,500
  • Ferrari California
    €10,200
  • Ferrari 488 GTB Spider
    €14,450
  • Ferrari Portofino
    €11,900
  • Audi R8 V10
    €8,500
  • Audi R8 V10 Spyder
    €8,500
  • Bentley Continental GTC
    €10,500
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage
    €10,300
  • Lamborghini Huracán
    €10,950
  • Lamborghini Aventador
    €15,100
  • BMW Z4 M40i
    €6,200

The map

Our Alsace & Lake Geneva tour winds it’s way through some of Europe’s finest wine regions. In between the vineyards, enjoy France’s prettiest village, breathtaking vistas of Lake Geneva and drive some classic Swiss alpine passes.

  • 250 kms / 150 mi
    Stuttgart, Germany
  • 250 kms / 150 mi
    Alsace, France
  • 225 kms / 140 mi
    Lake Geneva, Switzerland
  • 325 kms / 200 mi
    Lake Luzern, Switzerland
  • Stuttgart, Germany