Discover Saarburg, the lower Saar valley, its great wines and cultural landscapes. A variety of tours in English language are available. Choose between sightseeing, history tours (in historical costumes) or wine tours:
Saarburg – History tour
We will be approaching Saarburg from its history. Founded more than 1050 years ago by Siegfried, Earl of Luxembourg, Saarburg has prospered throughout the 13th and 14th century. Handcraft such as tannery and bell-foundery has left ist marks over centuries, so has the river Saar. Duration: 1,5 h
Nikolaus Valdenaire, a French revolutionist – Guided tour in historical costumes
Nikolaus Valdenaire landed with the troops of the French Revolutionary Army in Saarburg. He earned his money collecting taxes for Napoleon. He managed to increase his fortune and stayed in the region even when Prussians took over. In 1848, he was fighting for liberty, equality and democracy, locally called a „baby revolution“. In a guided city tour, he speaks about his life and the situation in Saarburg in his time. Duration: 1,5 h
Visiting Saarburg with Lady Katie anno 1910 – Guided tour in historical costumes
A time machine accidentally sends Lady Katie to the 21st century. She is suffragette and spouse of an English wine dealer. As such, she has become an expert on wines from the Saar region. Lady Katie visits Saarburg in the year 1910 and accompanies the visitors on a sightseeing tour through Saarburg, tasting great wines from the Saar valley inclusive.
Discover Riesling from the Saar region and its unique landscape by walking through the vineyards of Saarburg
Million years have formed the landscape of the Saar region. Understand and taste the uniqueness of great Rieslings from the Saar region. Meeting up at the top of Saarburger Rausch, we walk downhill over the rooftops of the picturesque town of Saarburg and will be tasting a variety of wines growing here. Duration 1,5-2 h
Winetour in Ayl – 5 km distance from Saarburg
Slopes are inclined by 45 degrees, sun shines on the vines all day long. This makes the Ayler Kupp one of the best vineyards in the Saar valley. We will be approaching this famous terroir during a walking tour, including wine tasting, which lasts between 1,5 and 2 hours.
Christiane Beyer and Alexander Schumitz are certified tour and wine guides. Please contact us for additional information, prices or availablity.