Impressions on the Upper Rhine, 4-days

Impressions on the Upper Rhine, 4-day-tour

Cycling tour along the Rhine – this cycling trip leads you on the Upper Rhine...

You begin your cycling holiday in the lovely city Freiburg and cycle on the foot of the Kaiserstuhl along the vineyards to Breisach. During this bicycle tour, you will arrive in the heart of the Alsace to Colmar and at the ruins of the Roman baths in Badenweiler.
The area on the upper Rhine leads you through charming places adorned with flowers, inviting you to take a stroll. Taste the famous wines and treat yourself to excellent Alsatian cuisine.

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 9am and 5:30pm
  • best prepared documents (route description, maps, references on sights to see,..)
  • Admission to the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar
  • GPS Data on request
  • Service-Hotline
Travel days

1. Day: Arrival - Freiburg

Individual arrival at Freiburg. Visit one of the numerous museums or wander through the alleys of the historic old city with the Freiburg cathedral. Those prepared to climb up the 153 stairs will be rewarded with an overwhelming view. The famous Freiburg rivulets also flow out from the old city through the whole city centre. Enjoy the first evening in one of the numerous wine taverns and snack bars.

2. Day: Freiburg - Colmar/Eguisheim (approx. 56/63 km)

You leave Freiburg and cycle through the vineyards past Munzingen, near to the famous Kaiserstuhl. You then ride to Breisach. The city lies directly on the German-French border, which gives it a slight international flair. Enjoy the view of the Rhine and the neighbouring surrounding area from the terrace of the Breisacher Stephansmünster (cathedral). You cross the Rhine to France and arrive in Colmar or Eguisheim in the Alsace. Eguisheim is also known as the „Cradle of the Alsatian wine growing area“.

3. Day: Colmar/Eguisheim - Auggen/Müllheim (approx. 50/58 km)

Visit the preserved and protected old city in Colmar with its medieval framework, its canals and its floral city centre. The picturesque Little-Venice is also a sight worth seeing. A must for culture lovers is a visit to the Unterlinden Museum (incl.) with its world famous masterpiece „Isenheimer Altar“. You cycle southwards, cross the border and arrive at Müllheim (the largest wine growing community in the Markgräfler country). The ruins of the Roman baths, dating back to the first century, invite you for a visit.

4. Day: Auggen/Müllheim - Freiburg (Departure) (approx. 37/39 km)

On your way to Freiburg, you cycle through small places and towns that invite you to linger, before your cycling tour leads you back to Freiburg. Individual departure.

Map

This cycling tour leads you on well-signed cycle paths through charming scenic areas, partly on mounted riverside paths. You cycle in one of the sunniest regions in Germany.

Total length: approx. 151/154 kilometres

level of difficulty: 1

Services

Exclusive services

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

Additional information

  • velotours original tour
  • extra dates: from 4 people onwards
  • A combination with the FR5 tour is bookable on request
  • possible visitor’s tax payable on-site

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 Comfort

Accommodation in middle-class hotels or good to very good inns and guesthouses, mainly centrally located (cat. 3-stars, partly also 4-stars)

Price per person

Base price
Comfort
Single room € 455,--
Double room € 335,--
Triple room € 335,--
Quadruple room € 335,--
Bicycle
Comfort
7-Gear touring bike with back pedal + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--
21/24-Gear touring bike with free-wheel + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--
E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 145,--
Additional services
Comfort
Single room Double room
Komoot (per journey)
Additional nights
Comfort
Double room Single room
Freiburg € 73,-- € 105,--
Freiburg (Departure) € 73,-- € 105,--
Impressions

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