Strasbourg-Basel France 2024 - The Pearls of the Alsatian Wine Route
Look forward to a cycle holiday in Alsace. This marvellous region offers a great variety of art and culture, excellent wines and a world-famous cuisine. In France you follow the bike route along the Alsatian Wine Route in Alsace where one picturesque town follows the other like on a string of pearls. Starting point of this splendid cycle tour is the European city of Strasbourg.
After your inquiry you will immediately receive an e-mail message. If not, we kindly ask you to call us (0043 (0)732 / 72 77 - 221).
Detailed information about this offer
- 7 nights in selected 3- and 4-star hotels on the Alsatian Wine Route
- daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast
- luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Basel
- GPS-tracks on request
- information material (cycle map with English tour description) per room
- personal information meeting
- service hotline also at the weekend
All prices in our offer include VAT. Not included in our prices is the city tax (approx. Euro 1,- to 5,00 per person/night) and is to be paid at the respective hotel.
Day 1 - Individual arrival in StrasbourgIndividual arrival in Strasbourg for your cycling holiday. The European town expects you quite romantically, with a wonderful, very medieval old town. Between the historical tanner's quarter and the modern European Parliament experience the history of one of the loveliest towns. Take your time to mount the tower of the minster in Strasbourg and enjoy the impressive view of Vosges and the Black Forest. Example of hotel: Hotel Diana Dauphine in Strasbourg
Day 2 - From Strasbourg to Obernai/surroundings, approx. 40 kmYour cycle route in France starts in the typical French canal system with a splendid view of the Vosges. You cycle through picturesque villages and numerous locks of the historical canal system till you reach the romantic small town of Wasselonne. Along the small River Bruche the cycle path leads you to the Alsatian Wine Route. There you find the typical wine-growing villages and their historical, well-preserved town centers, which are often surrounded by the old town walls. The final destination of this bike route today in France is Obernai, the first “pearl” of the Wine Route. Example of hotel: Hotel Le Colombier in Obernai/surroundings
Day 3 - From Obernai/surroundings to Riquewihr/surroundings, approx. 50 kmThe bike route in Alsace today accompanies you today along the Wine Route. You can look forward during your cycle holidays in France to the beautiful view across the endless vineyards and of the numerous castles of the Vosges. You can expect Alsatian treasures such as the towns Andlau, Ribeauville and Riquewihr. Here, the time since the Middle Ages seems to have stood still. The lovely, well-preserved small towns are authentic and make you re-live this former time. In the dreamy Kaysersberg you can follow the traces of Albert Schweitzer. Example of hotel: Hotel KLÉ in Riquewihr/surroundings
Day 4 - From Riquewihr/surroundings to Colmar, approx. 40 kmToday there are more “pearls” of the Alsatian Wine Route to discover during your cycle tour in France. The today's aim of your bike tour is Colmar, the metropolis of the Wine Route. In the contemplative old town center, you find many artworks of Martin Schongauer or the American Statue of Liberty by August Bartholdi. Example of hotel: Hotel Le Bistrol in Colmar
Day 5 - Day of leisure in Colmar or cycle tour from Colmar to Guebwiller/Mulhouse, approx. 50/80 km + back by trainBefore you start cycling, start your day with a sightseeing tour through the picturesque town of Colmar and its quarter “Little Venice” and the famous Unterlinden-Museum. The dreamy small wine towns are also worth visiting during today's cycling tour in France. Along the Route Romane you find many impressive Romansque buildings from the 11th /12th century. From Guebwiller, you cycle to Bollwiller to take the train directly or you continue to Ungersheim via the open-air museum Ecomusée d'Alsace. From there the cycle path leads you directly to Mulhouse and you take the train back to Colmar (train ride is not included). Example of hotel: Hotel Le Bistrol in Colmar
Day 6 - From Colmar to Mulhouse/surroundings, approx. 65 kmIn the European capital of the technical museums your cycling tour ends in France in the wonderful Place de la Reunion with the church Temple Saint-Étienne and the colorful town hall. Example of hotel: Hotel Le Bristol in Mulhouse/surroundings
Day 7 - From Mulhouse/surroundings to Basel/surroundings, approx. 55 kmFinish the cycle tour in Alsace relaxed besides the River Rhine along the channel system to the Swiss metropolis, Basel. The historical trading place at the Rheinknie (Rhine bend) the triangle border enchants with its charming flair. Especially the historical old town is known as one of Europe's most beautiful city. Example of hotel: Hotel Rochat in Basel/surroundings
Day 8 - Individual departure or extra nights
There are covered and guarded parking lots that are easily accessible by streetcar.
such as: the parking garage Parking Indigo Strasbourg Hôpital Hautepierre (about € 60,00/week). No pre-reservation and payment on the spot.
Security for your booking
As a tour operator, the safety, well-being and health of our customers are top priorities for us. We are constantly monitoring the current situation and are in close contact with official authorities. In the event of travel changes, we will inform you immediately. If an official travel warning is issued on your arrival date for your destination or your home town, you can of course cancel your trip free of charge or change your booking to another date.
Note for people with limited mobility
The cycle tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. However, in specific cases it is possible to accommodate individual customer requests (e.g. barrier-free room).
Passport and visa requirements
To check in to your hotel you will need a valid passport or ID card.
For citizens of countries outside the Schengen area other regulations may apply. You are responsible for obtaining any visa you may require in good time.
Terms and Conditions of Payment:
The deposit of 10% of the tour price is due at the latest 14 days after receipt of the booking confirmation. The balance must be paid 7 days before arrival.
According to our General Terms and Conditions, the customer may withdraw from the contract at any time in writing. In the event of cancellation or non-commencement of travel, the following cancellation fees will become payable:
20% of the tour price up to the 42th day before departure
25% of the tour price from 41st to 22nd day before departure
40% of the tour price from 21st to 15th day before departure
60% of the tour price from 14th to first day before departure
90% of the tour price from day of arrival and No-Show
In case the booking is changed from the customer himself (change of date, duration of the tour or participant) up to 28 days prior arrival, a handling fee of € 50,- per booking is charged.
Thereafter the previous cancellation conditions apply. Such a change of booking is only in individual cases a possibility customers do not have a claim on it.
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Rates and additional services to book
Arrival: 30.03.2024 - 05.10.2024
every Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Arrival: 30.03.2024 - 05.10.2024
21-speed, caliper brake unisex bike incl. disclaimer
€ 99,00 per person and stay
Electrically powered bike incl. disclaimer
€ 259,00 per person and stay