Your Hotel Cat. A
The Grand Hotel Bristol Colmar
Indulge yourself at the charming 4-star Best Western Grand Hotel Bristol, an elegant building with a handsome facade in central Colmar. The 91 air-conditioned rooms offer modern comforts, and the wellness and fitness center with sauna
and hammam invites you to relax. Indulge yourself in the evenings at the hotel in the Brasserie l`auberge with typical Alsatian specialties or in the restaurant "Au Rendez-vous de Chasse", which even has a Michelin star!
Grand Hotel Bristol****
Cat. B: Hotel Beauséjour
Enjoy the hospitality of the Keller family, who has owned the hotel since 1913, in this charming establishment. The hotel is situated in a quiet location about 7 minutes by bike from the old town.
Strengthen yourself in the morning at the rich breakfast buffet with many specialties such as Alsatian sausage, different types of bread and of course Crossaints.
Welcome to Colmar with its architectural heritage spanning six centuries. Stroll leisurely through the picturesque streets and alleys of the old town, the third largest city in Alsace. Enjoy charm, flair and a first wine in a typical winstub.
You start your first bike tour from Colmar in northern direction and reach Ribeauvillé via Houssen. You cycle through the beautiful wine villages of Riquewihr, Turckheim, Eguisheim and back to Colmar.
Today's round trip takes you through the villages of Turckheim and Zimmerbach into the Munster Valley. The picturesque landscape of the Vosges massif is characterized by gently rounded hills, high alpine pastures, steep slopes and glacial lakes. The area is famous for its Munster cheese. Take time to visit the "Maison du Fromage" and taste the famous cheese. Pass through small villages on a leisurely bike path back to Colmar.
After the stages through the Alsace wine region, today you will experience the Rhine valley quite comfortably. In Neu - Brisach you will pass the imposing octagonal baroque fortress, which was built around 1700 by Vauban, the master fortress builder of Louis XiV. After crossing the Rhine bridge, the Breisgau region of Germany awaits you. Breisach is known for its cathedral and numerous historic buildings in the old town. As in France, you can visit a Maginot Line bunker from World War II in Marckolsheim. Along the canal you will return to Colmar.
Follow the French wine route today and cycle through dreamy wine villages with Alsatian half-timbered houses and wonderful medieval village centers. Ideal places in the midst of extensive vineyards to enjoy and to simply let your soul dangle. You have the choice: You can cycle from Guebwiller to Bollwiller to take the direct train to Colmar or you continue to Ungersheim past the Ecomusée d'Alsace, the open-air museum to Mulhouse and from here take the train to Colmar.
From the hotel you can reach the Colmar train station in a few minutes. About every half hour you have the possibility to take a train to Strasbourg. In Erstein (about 25 km before Strasbourg) you get on your bike and cycle along the Rhine - Rhone - Canal into the heart of the "European Capital". Use the visit for a leisurely city tour and the Strasbourg Cathedral. Return to Colmar by train.
There is much more to discover here in the heart of the Elass. We would be happy to book additional extension nights for you.
Prices / Dates
Services / Info
- 6 x bed/breakfast in the booked category
- Tour map and route description
- Train tickets Mulhouse - Colmar & Colmar - Strasbourg - Colmar
- GPS tracks available
- tourist information
- Restaurant recommendations
- 7-Day Service Hotline
Below you will find specific information about the radial tour Alsace. If you have any further questions about this tour, just give us a call: Tel.: 06421 - 886890.
Category A: In the hotel's underground parking (reservation required) or in the nearby parking garage for about 35,- Euro Parking de la gare or free on the street near the hotel.
Category B: The hotel has a free parking lot.
Available rental bikes
You can choose from men's and women's bikes with either 7-speed hub gears and coaster brakes or 21-speed derailleur gears and freewheel, as well as electric bikes.
If you wish to extend your trip and make additional use of the bikes, you are welcome to do so for a fee of €10.00 per day for a touring bike and €20.00 per day for an electric bike.
Condition of the cycle paths
The route is varied, flat to the Rhine in Breisach, slightly hilly along the French Wine Route and in Sundgau. You cycle on the signposted network of cycle paths and partly on side roads with little traffic, outside the towns mostly away from traffic.
We are happy to book additional nights in a hotel in Colmar for you. The prices are on request. We will be happy to make you an offer.
Extra costs, which are not included in the tour price
A possible tourism tax is not part of the travel price and therefore has to be paid at the hotel on site.
7 days hotline service
If the bicycle chain is broken, floods make it impossible to continue your journey or other nasty surprises are waiting for you: We are available for you 7 days a week and organize help as quickly as possible.
Passport and visa requirements
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.