Itinerary at a glance
Explore the Alsace region actively while cycling, enjoying the specialties of the region, and staying in selected hotels. In Strasbourg, the old town is enchanting, and near Guebwiller, you'll pass by the impressive Murbach Abbey.
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. In Sélestat, you can admire the remarkable architectural heritage.
In Ebersmünster, the baroque abbey is worth a visit. 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.
Don't miss a visit to the Issenheim Altar, a masterpiece of the Rhine Renaissance. The Unterlinden Museum houses many other treasures besides the altar. Continue along the wine route and you will reach Guebwiller, a wine village at the foot of the Grand Ballon.
You continue cycling along the Wine Route, a mythical route with exceptional landscapes and wine towns enlivened by passionate winemakers. At the foot of the Vosges, the charming villages of the Alsatian Grands Crus follow: Eguisheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr.
Along the Wine Route you will discover the villages of Ribeauvillé, Bergheim, Andlau and its abbey, Barr and Obernai. A stop at the Romanesque abbey of Andlau is recommended.
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. Reuniting with the European capital, its art of living and gastronomy will round off your stay in style.
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.
Prices and dates
Category Charm: see description
Services & Information
Further details about this tour
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Luggage transfer
- Carefully elaborated route description
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French)
- Own signposting
- Service hotline
- Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Strasbourg train station
- Strasbourg, Basel/Mulhouse or Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport
- Public parking, approx. EUR 50 / week, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time
Things to note
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
- Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
- This tour is a partner tour.