Dipping into three different countries is the unique beauty of the “Dreilandereck” region, explore three countries, cultures, and languages that all sit next to each other to make a stunning area in Europe. This straightforward route on well-kept cycle paths will allow you to see beautiful nature in the area, including mountains and vineyards. as well as exciting cultural centres. Enjoy local delights of food and wine.
From £1240.00 P/P
After making your own way to Freiburg enjoy an afternoon of exploring the city.
Today you will pedal along the “Breisgau-Radweg” bike path on the way to Breisach, which sits on the French border. Here you can enjoy the cathedral, interesting city centre, and historical alleyways. Heading back into France, you can visit the Neuf-Brisach and learn about the history of the 17th and 18th centuries, this has UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Once you reach your stay for the night of Colmar, you will be in the capital of Alsace wines! Take an evening stroll through the historical centre, still in excellent condition today. Enjoy the Unterlinden Museum, which is home to the Issenheim Altarpiece.
Today’s route will go along the Alsace Wine Route, which leads you to Guebwiller. The way will take you through gorgeous villages Turkheim, Eguisheim and Rouffach. The notable highlight of the day will be the impressive abbey of Murbach, this was one of the richest and most influential of the Roman Empire. Enjoy your night in Guebwiller, this wine town is located at the bottom of the Grand Ballon.
Your first port of call will be to an open-air museum laid out to look like an early-20th century Alsatian village, this is called “Écomusée d’Alsace”. Next you will go on a route straight to Mulhouse, a true melting pot of old and new. Visit this technical and industrial location, why not pay a visit to the automobile museum?
Today’s ride will be along the Rhone and onto the Rhine canal until you get to Illfurth, after this you will go into the lovely region of Sundgau. This region in the very south of Alsace is characterised by half-timbered rural houses, dotted ponds, and wonderful landscapes. Your destination for the day will be Basel, this Swiss city is incredibly modern and innovative yet traditional, enjoy one of the many cultural sights here.
After saying goodbye to Basel, you will head northwards on a bike route that is parallel to the Rhine. Between the Rhine and Black Forest Mountains, you will pass a wonderful wine region. Once you get to Müllheim you can visit the Markgräfler Museum and the 14th century St. Martin’s church. From here you can easily get to Badenweiler, where castle and remains of Roman baths still stand.
On route back to your starting point of Freiburg, you can stop at the Villa Urbana and the castle of the Order of Malta in Heitersheim. Next you will stop by Bad Krozingen, this quaint spa village is at the opening to the Black Forest Mountains. Next it will be time to complete your loop at head back to Freiburg.
Difficulty level: Moderate
Overall, this tour is relatively easy. You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. Please note that day 1 is a little bit hilly.
Total distance: Approximately 260 km.
• Included in price
• Accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels & Standard Bike Hire
• Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
• Well-prepared route guidance
• For bike rental, including rental bike
• 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
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.