Basel to Strasbourg

Ride along the Rhine Cycle Path from Basel to Strasbourg on this self-guided holiday. Combine French and German influences on this unique cycling holiday and explore the famous vineyards of the Alsace region.

Explore medieval castles, thermal springs and lush vineyards and visit the beautiful town of Colmar, one of the most delightful stops on the route. With excellent scenery and delicious food, this charming tour is a great introduction to this beautiful region.

Calender 8 days

Difficulty: Moderate

From £1445.00 P/P

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Today you will have time to explore the colourful variety in the lively city Basel!

By the side of the Rhine you have the ideal place to cycle. Today you will head into Markgräfler country. You will finish the day in the South German town of Mullheim, known for its surrounding vinyards.

After making a visit to the villa Urbana and the Maltese’s Castle in Heitersheim you will cycle towards the Spa town of Bad Krozingen and the Mineral Thermal springs. Your destination for the day is Freiburg, at the heart of the Baden wine growing region, in the Black Forest.

The 13th century Breisach Cathedral towers imposingly over the bank of the Rhine. On today’s route you will cross the Rhine to Neuf-Brisach in Alsace, a 17th century, octagonal fortified town. The day ends wonderfully in the beautiful town of Colmar, one of the most delightful cities on the French wine route.

The villages Eguisheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg und Riquewihr are among the most impressive and famous cities on the French wine route. On rolling but easily managable roads you can enjoy cycling through the romantic vineyards.

Continuing along the wine route, you will next discover the villages of Barr, Andlau and its abbey, Bergheim, Ribeauvillé, Hunawihr. Take a well deserved break and taste the local wine!

From Obernai, you will continue along the cycle track on the banks of the Bruche canal. Eventually you will reach the capital of Europe: Strasbourg.

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Route overview

You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. Three stages are a little bit hilly.

Total distance cycled: 260 km (approx)

Route Map (For guidance only):

Routes maybe 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 our the cycling holidays we offer. Please ask us for details.

What’s included

The Basel to Strasbourg cycling holiday includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and local support if required.

Included Services (Subject to confirmation)

  • Overnight stays in the listed category
  • Standard Bike Hire
  • Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
  • If half board is booked: 7× 3-course-dinner (supplement payable)
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • Excellently planned routes
  • Detailed travel information
  • Own signposting
  • GPS-tracks available
  • Service hotline

Not included

  • Flights to/from the start and finish
  • Evening meals (unless stated)
  • Local daily taxes (Payable at the hotel)
  • Helmets
  • Water Bottles
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike Insurance (unless stated)
  • Welcome Meetings (unless stated)
  • Transfers (unless included)
Whats included

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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.


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We are excited to announce that we are offering a 20% discount on all European Cycling Tours!


Terms and Conditions: The discount is valid for bookings made before July 31, 2023. The discount must be used for travel before November 30, 2023. The discount cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.