Alsace Wine Tour
Gastronomy and wine are the hallmarks of Alsace. Today, this region has one more asset: its exceptional infrastructure of bicycle paths, which has made it one of the most beautiful cycling destinations in France. From Strasbourg to Colmar, typical villages and quiet paths through the vineyards will allow you to discover and appreciate an exceptional nature, where tradition and history have endured
On the Alsace Wine Tour, you will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic.
5 days / 4 nights
Day 1: Individual arrival in Strasbourg
Arrival in Strasbourg, installation in the hotel and free time to explore the town, its sumptuous Gothic cathedral and its downtown area classified as a Worldz Heritage Site.
Day 2: Strasbourg - Obernai/Andlau
(approx. 40 or 55 km)
The Bruche Canal was once used to transport wine fromthe wineries to the Alsatian capital. Today, the cycle path runs along the canal from Strasbourg to Molsheim. You will pass by the Roman church of Rosheim, dating from the 12th century, before staying in Obernai or Andlau.
Day 3: Obernai area - Riquewihr area
(approx. 50 or 35 km)
On paved roads, you cross the vineyards and villages with half-timbered houses where geraniums bloom. Mittelbergheim, Dambach-la-Ville, Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr are among the most beautiful villages in France. Each one offers numerous possibilities for visits dedicated to biodiversity, culture and local folk arts and traditions.
Day 4: Riquewihr area - Colmar
The Wine Route and its string of villages will lead you from the vineyards to the wine and art capital of Alsace. Along the way, Turckheim and Eguisheim will complete your discovery of Alsace like a postcard. In Colmar, home of sculptor Bartholdi, the father of the Statue of Liberty, stroll through an exceptionally well-preserved historic center and visit the Unterlinden Museum, which houses the works of Rhenish Renaissance genius painters Martin Schongauer and Matthias Grünewald.
Day 5: Colmar, individual departure
Either the end or a prolongation of your stay
Prices and dates
It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.
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By plane: Arrival at Strasbourg airport, shuttle to the station, taxi to the hotels. Other airports nearby: Basel/Mulhouse about 120 km, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden about 60 km
covered and guarded parking easily accessible by tram, Parking Indigo Strasbourg Hôpital Hautepierre (approx. 50€/week)
Regular train departures between Colmar and Strasbourg.
Rental bike 7 or 21 gears
Accommodation in the selected category
Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
Well-prepared route guidance
Detailed travel documents 1x per room (FR, EN, GE)
GPS data available
Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Arrival to the starting point of the tour
Departure at the end of the tour
Drinks and all extras
Tourist tax (to be paid at the hotel)
Lunches and dinner
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All not expressly mentioned under the item „Included services"
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