Landscape in Bergholtz
Half-timbered house
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Southern Alsace

Tour of the border triangle.

Three countries, three cultures and a wonderful Mediterranean climate awaits you in the Rhine valley between the Alps, Black Forest and the Vosges Mountains. Comfortable routes take you to wonderful destinations, which alone make the trip worthwhile. The picturesque city of Freiburg is the starting point for our tour. At the Rhine knee you can enjoy one of the most beautiful and well preserved mediaeval old towns in Europe. The Rhine passes through beautiful natural landscapes, the impressive mountain ranges of the Black Forest, always firmly in view of the Baden wine route and Freiburg with its picturesque old town. On the other side of the Rhine, Colmar is waiting, the capital of Alsace wines. Through picturesque and typically French countryside, the River Lauch and the many canals flow round the old town with its cathedral, tanners' quarter and the former fishermen's' quarter of ,Little Venice’. At the foot of the Vosges Mountains, you cycle along the French wine route, through dreamy villages with many Alsatian timber-frame houses and almost perfectly preserved mediaeval town centres. The area around the colourful town Hall in Mulhouse, the European capital of technical museums, is dominated by the architectural diversity from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Gründerzeit and modern times.

Fair Weather Cyclist

Fair Weather Cyclist
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour

Itinerary

The Breisach Cathedral towers imposingly over the bank of the Rhine. You cross the Rhine here to
Neuf-Brisach in Alsace, a 17th century, octagonal fortified town. The day ends wonderfully in beautiful Colmar, one of the most delightful cities on the French wine route.

From Colmar we follow the French 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.

From Guebwiller you’re cycling to Ungersheim and passing Ecomusée d’Alsace towards Mulhouse with its diverse old town. The largest automobile collection in the world and the Rail & Electricity Museum will inspire everyone, not just technology fans!

You leave Mulhouse along the typical canals and cycle through extensive forest to river Rhine. The old fortress of Neuenburg on the German side is awaiting you before you reach the idyllic Müllheim close to the Black Forest.

After the visit to the Villa Urbana and the Malteserschloss in Heitersheim, we head into the Breisgau. In the treasure chest of Bad Krozingen, the mineral and thermal springs await you, before the day fades away in Freiburg, the gateway to the Black Forest.

Tour character

Flat routes along the Rhine, a little bit hilly during the French wine street.. You cycle mostly on bike paths and sometimes on side streets with less traffic.
 

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Mar 24, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018
Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018
Arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 28, 2018 - May 24, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 25, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018
Arrival daily
Southern Alsace, 7 days, FR-ELRFF-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board
578,00
260,00
140,00
608,00
260,00
140,00
638,00
260,00
140,00
Season 1
Mar 24, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018
Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018
Season 2
Apr 28, 2018 - May 24, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
Season 3
May 25, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018
Freibourg
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
80,00
135,00
80,00
135,00
80,00
135,00
Price
Rental bike 21-gear unisex
Rental bike 7-gear unisex
Electric bike
75,00
75,00
180,00

Services and infos

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
  • If half board is booked: every day a 3 course meal (last night always only with breakfast)
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel information
  • GPS-data is available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Freiburg train station
  • Basel/Mulhouse airport
  • Protected parking lots at the hotel for approx. € 9 per day.

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Ratings

4 of 5 Stars (3 Ratings)
4 stars
Horst L. DE | 11.07.2018
Genussradeln
Eine abwechselungsreiche und interessante Tour, schöne Orte und hügelige Landschaft!
Joscha Koob
Joscha Koob answered:
Vielen Dank für Ihre nette Bewertung!
4 stars
Wilfried Bätz DE | 13.06.2018
Immer wieder
In den Weinbergen und Dörfern und natürlich in Colmar
4 stars
Tobias J. CH | 30.08.2017
Schöne und gemütliche Tour
Flache aber abwechslungsreiche Strecke durch ländliches Gebiet, Weinberge und malerische Dörfer (z.B. Eguisheim). Mein elfjähriger Sohn ist auch gut mitgekommen und hatte Spass. Das Personal in allen Hotels war sehr freundlich und der Gepäcktransport hat wunderbar geklappt. Die Strecke war auf der deutschen Seite etwas besser beschrieben/ausgeschildert als in Frankreich.

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