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Alsace France 6-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2
Cycle tour on the Alsace wine route from Colmar to Strasbourg. Discover the famous Alsace vineyards along the Alsace Wine road cycle trail. From Colmar "the Little Venice" to the "Petite France" in Strasbourg (listed on as a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
This bike tour will bring you through the prestigious vineyards on the Alsace wine road cycle trail, offering splendid views over the most beautiful villages of the area. You will be immersed in the delightful ambience of half-timbered houses adorned with geraniums in Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg, Barr and Obernai.
After having a look at the very impressive and medieval château de Haut-Koenigsbourg, on its rocky outcrop, you deserve a glass of typical Alsace wine, full of freshness and elegantly fruity!
Level 2/3- average, a little bit hilly stages OR stages between 40 and 50 kms
Departures any day March to October
Deluxe accommodation on request
Solo traveller surcharge 210 euro
If you would like to hire a bike (115 Euros) or e-bike (220 Euros) please contact our office when booking [email protected]
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Arrival in Colmar.
Enjoy discovering the city of Colmar, the authentic treasure of Alsace, with its various charming quarters, its little Venise atmosphere and its exceptional museums.
Colmar – Kaysersberg | 30 km.
Your first ride reaches the charming authentic village of Eguisheim and its ramparts. From here we continue on the famous ‘vineyards route’ towards Turckheim. Overlooked by the imperial fortress of Hohlandsbourg, the city with its centuries old stoned houses conveys a medieval and deeply historic atmosphere. Then, ride on to Kaysersberg, one of the most beautiful cities of Alsace, with an impressive architectural heritage.
Kaysersberg – Sélestat | 26 km + optional 16 km.
Continue to follow the ‘wine route’, where the landscapes are sprinkled with patches of vineyards and charming typical small villages such as Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr. These villages, rich in history, have kept all their authenticity and their identity. Just before reaching Sélestat, you will have the opportunity to conquer the château Haut Koenigsbourg. Situated on a hill overlooking the valley, this impressive fortress offers a comprehensive picture of the architecture and way of life in a 15th century château..
Sélestat – Obernai | 38 km
Take a look at the château de l’Ortenbourg overlooking the vineyards before reaching the pretty village of Dambach-la-ville then Barr and its beautiful flowery square. The Alsace Wine Route continues to the medieval city of Obernai with its charming paved streets punctuated with tiny pretty squares.
Obernai – Strasbourg | 39 km
On this last bike stage, meander through the vineyards to Molsheim, a very pretty wine town. Then follow the bike path along the “Canal de la Bruche”: one of the most beautiful 'green ways' in Alsace, with its shady banks and old locks! This bike path will lead you to Strasbourg. Take time to discover the splendid ‘Notre Dame’ cathedral and its picturesque old district “la Petite France” (“Little France”).
Departure during the day
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