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Rhine: Freiburg round trip in the boarder triangle

Sunny landscapes for pampering

Bike tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
easy to moderate
1,079.00 €

Look forward to this unique round trip by bicycle. Discover the beauty of the Breisgau, the cultural landscapes in Alsace, the deep quiet of the Rhine valley and the Markgräflerland - a sunny paradise garden in south-western Germany. You can expect soft rolling hills, magnificent vineyards, a mild climate and open-heated people. Badische, Swiss and French-Alsatian influences create a wonderful compound here and thus the trip  is also a culinary experience. Your bike routes lead through flat and slightly wavy wide orchards and vineyards, along small rivers and canals, through the vast Rhine plains and along asparagus, corn, cereals, potatoes and tobacco. Discover this wonderful cities like Freiburg, Colmar - the capital of the Alsace wine - and Basel. Take well-deserved breaks and marvel at the architecture of Neuf-Brisach (UNESCO World Heritage Site), or visit the largest automotive museum in the world in Mulhouse. As if it would be not already beautiful enough, if you decide to cycle during spring, you will be amazed by the splendor of the apple and cherry blossom.

This trip is perfect for:

  • Travelers who want to discover the cultures of several countries in one trip.
  • Those interested in history who like to explore sights.
  • Cyclists who also have an eye for the culinary delights of the respective region.


Minster, small streams, delicacies and wine paired with sustainability - you will find all of this and much more in Freiburg.


Colmar combines the intimacy of a small town with an impressive wealth of cultural heritage.


Church Ottmarsheim
Three illustrious names connect with this church. Their construction was to honor Charlemagne. The most important German pope of the Middle Ages dedicated them.

Church Ottmarsheim

Basel Fondation Beyeler
From Monet, Cézanne, Van Gogh, to Picasso, Matisse, Klee, Giacometti to Warhol, Bacon and the African, Alaska and Oceania tribes: the famous Beyeler collection brings together around 250 masterpieces of 20th century art. 

Basel Fondation Beyeler

Basel Vitra Design Museum
The Vitra Design Museum is one of the world's leading design fairs.

Vitra Design Museum


Rhine: Freiburg round trip in the boarder triangle

easy to moderate
Bike tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
1,079.00 €
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Look forward to Freiburg, Münster, Bächle, delicacies and good wine. Go on a discovery tour of this sunny international university city and enjoy the badisch sympathetic lifestyle.

Today the beautiful town of Breisach is waiting for you! Even from far away you can see on top of the Münsterberg the St. Stephan cathedral. Idyllic it overhangs the houses of the old town. But the beautiful cycling day has much more to offer. In Neuf-Brisach you can marvel at the imposing octagonal baroque fortress, which was built in 1700 by Vauban, the fortress builder of Louis XIV. The star-shaped almost completely preserved fortress has such a dimension that the whole town Neuf-Brisach fits inside. Neuf-Brisach is as a whole a museum, but full of pulsating life. Wonderful ending the day in the beautiful town of Colmar, one of the most beautiful towns on the French Wine Road. It has a historic town-scape which proudly presents architecture from 6 centuries. Thanks to good restoration and loving care, it is a pleasure to stroll through the cobblestone streets.

Today your route is  going into the wine region! Behind Colmar you are slowly but surely leaving the flat Rhine valley and charming vineyards will be your companions. Without steep inclines you cycle through dreamy wine villages. Alsatian half-timbered medieval town centers in this glorious wine country invite for taking pictures and breaks. In Guebwiller you will marvel at the pretty sandstone church. In the evening you should let yourself be pampered with the domestic good cuisine.

Today you discover a very special open-air museum. The Écomusée d'Alsace is set up like a real village from the early 20th century: roads, gardens, a river and, of course numerous buildings: Houses, a school, a chapel, a railway station, mills, craft workshops ... Knock on the doors of the houses and embark on a journey into the past. Afterward you can look forward to the beautiful Mulhouse. Marvel at the Old Town Hall from the 16th century, at the St. Stephen's Cathedral and visit the automobile museum with about 500 exceptional automobiles.

Today you have a relaxed tour on the beautiful bike path along the Rhine-Rhône canal and along the Eurovélo Route 6 after Illfurth. You will pass its unusual church that reminds on a pyramid. Through small villages you cycle to the border triangle and to the beautiful city of Basel. In the afternoon you can visit the Cathedral of Basel, marvel at the historic town hall and stroll happily romantic streets of the well-preserved medieval old town.

At the Rhine it is ideal for cycling. Your bike will roll almost by itself. Take a break in the small village Ottmarsheim and marvel at the abbey church. This significant architectural monument of the early 11th century was built on the model of Palatine Chapel of Charlemagne in Aachen as octagon. Idyllic the cycle path leads through a thousand year old cultural landscape and a beautiful tourist region to the old wine and mill town of Müllheim.

This morning Heitersheim is awaiting you with its Malter Castle and the interesting Roman museum. Stroll through the city and walk through the romantic castle courtyard and through the rose covered corridors. You can rest under the old court lime tree, or in the castle park and enjoy the magnificent views of the mountains of the southern Black Forest. Your stage leads then to the Breisgau and through Bad Krozingen, known for its rich carbonated mineral-thermal springs, back to the beautiful city of Freiburg.

After breakfast your varied cycling tour ends in Freiburg.



Prices per person in EUR


All-carefree service
  • Accommodation incl. breakfast
  • 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
Things to know about your trip

Below you will find specific information about the Freiburg round trip. If you have any further questions about this tour, simply give us a call: Tel.: 06421 - 886890.

Arrival by train

Freiburg can be reached by train from all major cities in Germany. The best way to reach our partner hotels in Freiburg from the train station is by taking a short cab ride. You can find up-to-date timetable information and prices at www.bahn.de

Train information

Parking facilities at the arrival hotel

The partner hotels in Freiburg offer covered and supervised parking for the entire duration of your cycle tour. The cost is approx. € 10 per day. You will receive detailed information about the parking facilities at the hotel you have booked with the detailed travel documents two weeks before the start of your trip.

Available rental bikes

You can choose between unisex bikes with either 7-speed hub gears and coaster brake or 21-speed derailleur gears and freewheel. Men's bikes are available on request from 185cm. 8-speed unisex e-bikes are also available on request. Simply state your bike preference when booking.

Condition of the cycle paths

You will cycle mainly on cycle paths, paved farm roads and low-traffic side roads. Two days are slightly hilly.

Extra costs that are not included in the tour price

A possible tourist tax is not included in the tour price and must therefore be paid at the hotel.

7-day hotline service

If your bike chain breaks, floods make it impossible to continue your journey or other nasty surprises await you: We are available for you 7 days a week and will organize help as quickly as possible.

Passport and visa requirements

For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements for this trip.

Travel insurance

The statutory insolvency insurance is already included in the tour price. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance after receiving your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of cancellation, curtailment, illness or accident.

Your travel expert for this tour

I provide you with advice and assistance

Steffi Groß

Travel Expert

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