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Alsace: round trip with charm

Traditions and vineyards

Bike tour
7 Days / 6 Nights
individual tour
easy to moderate
1,239.00 €
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1,239.00 €

Discover on this round trip the wonderful region at the border of Germany. Alsace is famous for its high number of picturesque villages, churches and castles and for the various beauties of Straßburg and Colmar. The gastronomic symbol is undoubtedly Sauerkraut. The word Sauerkraut in Alsatian has the form sûrkrût, same as in other southwestern German dialects, and means "sour cabbage" as its standard german equivalent. Taste as well foie gras made in the region since the 17th century, the good fruit juices and the regional wines.


Cathedral Notre Dame Strasbourg
Strasbourg's well-preserved historic city center Grande Île, declared a world cultural heritage site in 1988, is surrounded by the River Ill, a tributary of the Rhine.

Cathedral Strasbourg

Colmar is situated on the Alsace Wine Route and is a popular capital of Alsace wines.


St. Martin's Church Colmar
The main church of the city is the Gothic St. Martin's Church with its 71 meter high tower.

St. Martin's Church Colmar

Abbey Church Ottmarsheim
The Abbey Church Ottmarsheim is a church building in the Alsatian small town of Ottmarsheim.

Abbey Church Ottmarsheim

Riquewihr is one of the most beautiful villages in France due to an intact townscape from the 16th century.



Alsace: round trip with charm

easy to moderate
Bike tour
7 Days / 6 Nights
individual tour
1,239.00 €
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Come to Strasbourg in time today! Many sights are waiting to be discovered. From the hotel in the city center you can walk to all the sights, an unforgettable experience. Climb the 332 steps to the south tower of the Strasbourg Cathedral and enjoy a magnificent view. The whole city centre of Strasbourg, which is also named „Grande Ile“ (Big Island) has been declared world cultural heritage by the UNESCO in 1988 because of its interesting architecture. You can arrive by train or car and park it in the public underground car park near the hotel. If you rented a bike, you will receive the bike at the hotel.

You leave Strasbourg on the cycle path along the Rhine-Rhone Canal to the south and come to Osthouse or Sélestat in the heart of the moor landscape of the Alsatian reed. Overnight in the Selestat area.

You cycle through the Rieddörfer to the cultural city of Colmar. Look forward to the beautiful old town with its famous Little Venice district. Marvel at the brightly painted and admirably well-preserved half-timbered houses, the many small squares and corners and enjoy a nice evening in a special atmosphere.

Today we finally go to the wine region! Behind Colmar you slowly but surely leave the flat Rhine Valley and lovely vineyards will be your companions. You roll gracefully and beautifully through this wonderful wine landscape to Guebwiller without major inclines. Visit the Romanesque abbey church of Murbach and pay a visit to the pretty sandstone church in Guebwiller.

You will cycle the first light waves of this holiday today. On the Alsatian Wine Route you can reach the most beautiful and best-known wine villages of Alsace on wonderful bike paths: Eguisheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr offer all the delicacies of the region in winding streets and interesting half-timbered houses.

Once again you follow the wine route through beautiful villages to the Romanesque Abbey of Andlau and reach the small wine-growing town of Obernai. With its storks, half-timbered houses and flower-filled streets, Obernai looks like a miniature version of Alsace. Take a wonderful walk under linden and chestnut trees along the city wall, marvel at the colorful houses decorated with flowers and the former grain hall, which is now an attractive restaurant.

Today there are still 40 km on your program. In Rosheim, admire the 12th century Peter and Paul Church, a jewel of the Alsatian Romanesque. Along the Bruch Canal you will reach Strasbourg. Your beautiful bike tour ends here in the afternoon at the hotel, where you return the rental bikes. You are welcome to book an extension.



Prices per person in EUR


All-carefree service
  • Accommodation incl. breakfast in 4- and 5-star hotels
  • Room with shower/bath/WC
  • Luggage transport
  • Map of bike trails with marked route
  • Digital route guidance via smartphone app for almost all journeys
  • Tips for tour preparation
  • Touristic information
  • 7 days hotline service
further included services
  • 3***-Hotels in Category B
  •  3***-Hotels and 4**** Hotels in Category A
  •  4****-Hotels and 5***** Hotels in Category Charme
  • signed route
Things to know about your trip:

Below you will find specific information about the bike tour in Alsace and surroundings. If you have further questions about this trip, you simply call us: Phone: 0049 - (0)6421 - 886890.

Arrival by train

Strasbourg is easily accessible from all major cities in Germany by train. We recommend to take a taxi from the station to get to our partner hotels. Current schedule information and price information can be found at: www.bahn.de. You can get to your hotel on foot, by tram or by taxi.

Train schedule information


If you arrive by car, you have the option of parking your vehicle in a nearby monitored and covered parking garage for the duration of the bike tour (approx. EUR 60 per week and car).
A reservation in advance is neither possible nor necessary.

Condition of cycle paths

The route is from Strasbourg in the direction of Colmar on flat stretches, slightly hilly in the vineyards. Most of the time you cycle on traffic-free, paved, signposted cycle paths. Smaller sections of the cycle path are unpaved and on back roads with little traffic. The stages on days 5 and 6 are slightly hilly.

Available rental bikes

You can choose from unisex bicycles with 7-speed hub gears and coaster brakes or ladies / men bicycles with 21-speed derailleur gears and free-wheeling, as well as electric bikes. Children's bikes are possible on request from a height of 1.20m.

Your hosts

The hosts for this trip are specially selected charm hotels. The accommodation corresponds to a national 4- and 5-star standard.

Strasbourg: Régent Petite France or Sofitel

Sélestat / sorroundings: Auberge de l’Illwald or Logis Hôtel Le Parc

Colmar: Les Têtes or Le Colombier

Guebwiller / surroundings: Les Violettes

Riquewihr / surroundings: Hôtel KLE or Le Chambard

Obernai / surroundings: Cour d’Alsace or La Diligence

Extra costs which are not included in the price

A possibly applicable city tax is not part of the travel price and therefore has to be paid at the hotel locally.

7 day hotline service

Just in case the bike chain breaks, flooding makes it impossible to continue your tour or any other nasty surprise: You can reach us seven days a week and we will do anything to help you as fast 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.

Travel insurance

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.

For all those who want to combine comfort with sustainability and only require digital travel documents, we grant a discount of € 20.00 per room.
Please let us know at the time of booking whether you would like to use printed or digital travel documents.

Your travel expert for this tour

I provide you with advice and assistance

Doro Bork

Travel Expert

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