Breisgau & Alsace wine route, 8-days

Breisgau & Alsace wine route, 8-day-tour

Cycling tour in the Breisgau and Alsace...

During this cycling tour, you will spend your cycling holiday in Germany and France. Enjoy the cultural highlights in the Black forest capital Freiburg. The bicycle tour in the Alsace leads you to Straßburg and to little Venice Colmar with its lovely timbered houses.

Included services

  • Accommodation with breakfast (mostly buffet) in middle class hotels or good to very good inns and guesthouses, mainly centrally located (cat. 3-stars, partly also 4-stars)
  • Rooms with bath/shower and toilet
  • Luggage transport (NO limit to the amount of pieces of luggage), daily between 09.00 am and 05.30 pm
  • Admission to the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar
  • best prepared documents (route description, maps, references on sights to see,..)
  • GPS Data on request
  • Service-Hotline
Travel days

1. Day: Arrival - Freiburg

Individual arrival to Freiburg. Visit the cathedral and enjoy the evening in one of the wine taverns and snack houses.

2. Day: Freiburg - Malterdingen/Endingen (approx. 33/31 km)

The cycling stage runs on the foot of the idyllic vineyards of the Kaiserstuhl. The destination is the medieval timbered town Endingen or as an alternative, the wine growing community of Malterdingen, which is rich in tradition.

3. Day: Malterdingen/Endingen - Rust (approx. 42/34 km)

You will reach the banks of the Rhine through the wine village of Sasbach. You cycle through the green Rhine meadows, partly on the embankment of the Rhine, in the direction of Rust. This small place became known because of the Europapark (amusement park) with its many attractions.

4. Day: Rust - Straßburg (approx. 47 km)

Today you will once again cycle through the river meadows of the Rhine. The picturesque backdrop of the northern Black forest accompanies you on your right. The beautiful Alsace metropolis Straßburg with its attractive old city, is the highlight of the day.

5. Day: Straßburg - Molsheim/Obernai (approx. 45/57 km)

In the morning you can visit the numerous sights worth seeing in Straßburg. The cycling tour leads you on the Euro-cycle path to Molsheim, the home town of the famous car dynasty Bugatti. Your journey along the Alsace wine route begins here. Overnight stay in Molsheim or Obernai.

6. Day: Molsheim/Obernai - St. Hippolyte (approx. 49/35 km)

The journey continues on the Route du Vin in a southward direction. Travelling on a pleasant route through lush vineyards, you pass decorative Alsace towns with colourful timbered houses. You will reach St. Hippolyte, which lies at the foot of the famous majestic Hohkönigsburg (castle) via Dambach-la Ville.

7. Day: St. Hippolyte - Colmar/Eguisheim (approx. 23/29 km)

During this stage, the romantic little towns invite you to take a stroll through the medieval alleys. You will then arrive in Colmar. Discover the loveliest timbered houses in the Gerbergasse. Admire the art and history of the region in the Unterlindenmuseum (incl.). Overnight stay either in Colmar or in the neighbouring Eguisheim.

8. Day: Colmar/Eguisheim - Freiburg (Departure) (approx. 60 km)

You cycle through the Rhine plains via Breisach back to Freiburg. After returning your rented bike and collecting your luggage, you depart on your journey home.

Map

The Rhine/Alsace cycle path is well signed. The route leads you partly on mounted riverbank paths as well as on its own cycle- and agricultural paths.

Total length: approx. 284 kilometres

level of difficulty: 2

Services

Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (7-gear-touring bike with back pedal) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handlebar bag per room
  • Rental bike (21/24-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handlebar bag per room
  • Electric bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room

Additional information

  • extra dates possible with 4 people or more
  • possible visitor’s tax payable on-site
  • velotours-original tour

Our additional packages

Komoot
  • Bicycle navigation for your mobile phone           
  • Perfect supplement to your travel documents
  • Click onto your own prefabricated cycling tour
  • Maps are available at any time even without internet connection
  • Precise navigation for great adventures that last a lifetime
  • Highlights with which you can discover wonderful places
  • Topographic maps with free updates
from € 30,-
Prices / Dates
Category 3- and 4-stars

Accommodation in middle-class hotels or good to very good inns and guesthouses (3- and 4-stars)

Price per person

Base price
3- and 4-stars
Single room € 945,--
Double room € 680,--
Triple room € 680,--
Quadruple room € 680,--
Bicycle
3- and 4-stars
Rental bike (7-gear-touring bike with back pedal) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handlebar bag per room € 65,--
Rental bike (21/24-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handlebar bag per room € 65,--
Electric bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handlebar bag per room € 175,--
Additional services
3- and 4-stars
Single room Double room
Komoot (per journey)
Additional nights
3- and 4-stars
Double room Single room
Freiburg € 73,-- € 105,--
Freiburg (Departure) € 73,-- € 105,--
Impressions

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