Alsace Vineyards & Villages
Alsace is famous for its gastronomy, its wine, its history, its idyllic landscape, and its beautiful timber-frame villages. With over 2500 km of cycle paths, Alsace is also a paradise for cyclists.
This tour shows you the best side of Alsace and leads you along the most beautiful cycle path network in France, through one of its most magnificent regions.
From £1375.00 P/P
Once you have arrived in Strasbourg and settled into your hotel, make the most of your free time to explore your surroundings at your own pace. Strasbourg, which is home to the European Parliament, will no doubt seduce you with its charm, sincerity, and flavour.
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
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.
Difficulty level: Moderate.
Overall, on this tour you will be riding on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. Although, the routes on days 6 and 7 are a little bit hillier than the ones on the previous days, they are just as enjoyable!
Total distance: Approximately 328 km.
Route map (for guidance only):
Routes may be subject to change or alteration. All route notes, maps and day-by-day information will be given to you upon arrival at the first hotel or at the welcome meeting. GPS/GPX Files are available for most of the cycling holidays we offer. Please feel free to contact us for any further details.
• Accommodation in the selected category & Standard Bike Hire
• Personal tour information (FR, DE, EN) except Sundays and public holidays
• Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
• Well-prepared route guidance
• For bike rental, including rental bike insurance
• Detailed travel documents 1x per room (FR, DE, EN with route or overview maps, route description, important telephone numbers)
• Own signposting
• GPS data available
• Service hotline
- Flights to/from the start and finish
- Evening meals (unless stated)
- Local daily taxes (Payable at the hotel)
- Water Bottles
- Travel Insurance
- Bike Insurance (unless stated)
- Welcome Meetings (unless stated)
- Transfers (unless included)
We have put a calendar of events together that will provide you with some inspiration of what you can expect on your holiday, and when the best time to jet off is. Now’s your chance to travel further than you can by foot and be part of a memorable and exciting two-wheel journey with us.