On this bicycle tour in Alsace you will stay in the middle of the historic centre of Colmar, surrounded by the most beautiful vineyards. Visit historical places where Alsatian cosiness awaits you in very traditional wine-growing towns, where time seems to have stood still since the Middle Ages. The splendid wines and excellent, world-famous cuisine leave nothing to be desired for gourmets on this cycling holiday.
Colmar Rally, 6-day-tour
Bike tour in the Alsace, France...
- Accommodation in the advertised category
- Breakfast buffet
- Rental bike-complete protection insurance
- Admission to the Unterlindenmuseum in Colmar
- Tour of the cellars of the Geldermann private champagne factory in Breisach + 1 glass of sparkling wine
- Admission to the Dolder tower + museum in Riquewihr
- Admission to the Diebesturm museum in Riquewihr
- Admission to the Albert-Schweitzer museum in Gunsbach
- Best prepared travel documents
- GPS-data on request
1. Day: arrival - Colmar
Take a stroll through the capital of Alsatian wine and let the evening end comfortably in a "Winstub" with a glass of wine. We recommend that you try the world-famous tarte flambée.
2. Day: Colmar - Breisach - Colmar (approx. 62 km)
Travelling along the French canal system to the octagonal fortified town of Neuf-Brisach, which is well worth seeing. You pass the Rhine bridge and are now in Breisgau. At 2 p.m., it is possible to take part in a guided tour of the cellars of the Geldermann private champagne factory (incl.) under the Breisacher Münsterberg. In a vault dating back to the 15th century, you can learn more about the history and the intricacies of sparkling wine production. Warm clothing is therefore strongly recommended.
3. Day: Colmar - round trip to the famous wine villages - Colmar (approx. 50 km)
Today you will experience the full diversity of the Alsatian Wine Route. In the vine villages of Ribeauvillé, Hunawhir, Riquewihr und Kaysersberg, time seems to have stood still since the Middle Ages. Visit the Diebesturm museum (incl.) in Riquewihr with the torture chamber, the guard room and the winegrower's house. The 25 m high Dolder tower, the landmark of the city with the Dolder museum (incl.), gives you a wide view of the city.
4. Day: Colmar - day off - Colmar
Visit the listed old town with its half-timbered houses, which are dating back to the Middle Ages, its canals and its floral city centre. The cobbledstone alleys lead you to the picturesque district of „Little-Venice“. A must for culture lovers is a visit to the Unterlindenmuseum (incl.) with the world-famous masterpiece „Isenheimer Altar“.
5. Day: Colmar - Munster - Colmar (approx. 47 km)
Today the route leads you in the midst of the vineyards via Turckheim to Gunsbach. At the Albert-Schweitzer museum (incl.), you should pay a visit to the spirit of the "Grand Docteur", as Albert Schweitzer was called by his patients, before you arrive in the enchanting Munster. After a vintner's snack, you cycle to Eguisheim strengthend. Stroll through the fortress city with its picturesque alleys and flower-adorned half-timbered houses before cycling back to Colmar.
6. Day: Colmar - departure
Individual departure from Colmar.
- Rental bike (7-gear touring bike with back pedal or 21-/24-gear touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room
- E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room
- possible visitor’s tax payable on-site
- velotours-original tour
- Parking and arrival information
You can reach Colmar with the French railway (SNCF; train station city centre).
The A35 runs through the entire Alsace region and enables a direct and quick journey to Colmar.
There are two international airports near Colmar, the airport Strasbourg (approx. 68 km) or the airport Basel-Mullhouse-Freiburg (approx. 58 km).
Parking at the arrival hotels: Some of the arrival hotels have parking spaces directly at the building (for example garage spaces between € 16,- and € 25,- per night or parking spaces between € 11,- and € 30,- per day) or in the vicinity in the form of public parking spaces and parking garages. A reservation in advance is often recommended by the hotels. For further information, you can contact the respective arrival hotel after receiving your hotel list.
Our additional packages
Accommodation in a centrally located 4-star-hotel
Price per person
|Early booking bonus 5 %||5%|
|Single room||€ 729,--|
|Double room||€ 449,--|
|Triple room||€ 449,--|
|Quadruple room||€ 449,--|
01.05.2021 - 31.05.2021
01.06.2021 - 31.08.2021
01.09.2021 - 05.10.2021
|Rental bike (7-gear touring bike with back pedal) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room||€ 75,--|
|Rental bike (21-/24-gear touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room||€ 75,--|
|E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room||€ 180,--|
|Single room||Double room|
|Komoot (per journey)||€ 30,--|
|Double room||Single room|
|Colmar||€ 69,--||€ 119,--|
|Colmar||€ 69,--||€ 119,--|