Alsace-Wine road with charm
Through vineyards and villages.
- 7 Days / 6 Nights
- Self-guided tour
You will leave Strasbourg along the Rhône-Rhine canal which will lead you along its very pretty cycle track into the heart of the Ried.
You will travel through the landscapes and villages of the Alsatian Ried which is rich in aquatic flora and fauna. Arrival in Colmar the capital of the wine of Alsace and the town of art by the cycle track of the channel of Colmar.
From Colmar you follow the alsatian wine route. The dreamy wine-growing villages, with many Alsatian timber-frame houses, and magnificent mediaeval town centres in the midst of extensive vineyards are areas for unwinding, enjoyment and simply relaxing.
At the foot of the Vosges nestle the winemaking villages responsible for the reputation of the Alsatian Grand Crus: Eguisheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr.
Along the Wine Route you will discover the villages of Ribeauvillé, Bergheim, Andlau and its abbey, Barr and Obernai.
Country roads and cycle tracks will take you to Rosheim and to Avolsheim. From there, along the cycle track on the banks of the Bruche canal, you will reach the capital of Europe: Strasbourg. Departure or prolongation of your stay.
You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. In the vineyards slightly hilly.
Category Charm: please check accommodation, if necessary equivalent alternative hotels!
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Breakfast buffet
- Welcome briefing (German, English, French) (except Sundays and bank holidays)
- Luggage transfer between the hotels
- Best elaborated Route
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
- GPS-data is available
- Service hotline
- Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
- Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure:
- Train station of Strasbourg.
- Airport Strasbourg, Basel/Mulhouse or Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
- Guarded and covered car park costs EUR 60 per week, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time
This tour has 1 more variation
Best Western Plus Hotel Les Humanistes Selestat
The Best Western Plus Hotel Les Humanistes is perfectly located in the heart of Alsace, 3 minutes away from the wine road and with a wonderful view to the medieval castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. The rooms offer every neccesary comfort: personalized furnishing, high-quality beds, AC, free WiFi, TV, tea and coffee maker, safe, outdoor pool, wellness area with sauna and rehabilitation area. A hotel which invites to enjoy!
Les Têtes Colmar
The hotel Maison des Têtes welcomes you in the historical alsatian city of Colmar and it offers big rooms with AC, TV, own bathroom and free WiFi.
The classic building is form the 17th century and offers a restaurant with traditional kitchen and specialities from the region.
Enjoy the shady patio or some drinks in the lounge.
Hotel Les Rives Guebwiller
Classy, modern and luxurios rooms are available in Hôtel Les Rives.
All of the rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV, telephone and own bathroom with hair dryer.
Clos Saint Vincent Riquewihr
The hotel Le Clos Saint-Vincent is located in the middle of a vineyard in the french region of Alsace. The accommodation offers nice rooms, restaurant and wellness area. WiFi is free of charge.
You will live in individually decorated rooms with telephone, flat-screen TV and own bathrooms. Most of the rooms are equipped with an AC.
You can use the wellness area with indoor-pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Furthermore lounge and garden are available too.
Cour d’Alsace Obernai
The former manor house is located in a garden in the centre of the medieval town of Obernai. It offers a wine cellar, patio and wellness area with pool and sauna.
The rooms which are furnished in a modern style are equipped with flat-screen TV, own bathroom and corner booth.