Alsace Road Bike Tour Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £859 per person
Other durations available on request.
Full holiday prices by date are shown on the ‘Book Now’ tab.
Cycle Tour Highlights
• Nature and landscape of the Vosges Mountains
• Bicycle routes in the Northern Vosges Nature Park
• The beautiful Crest Road
• Panoramic Views
• Typical Villages and Alsatian vineyards
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Arrival in Strasbourg
Arrival in Strasbourg, settling into the hotel and free time to
explore the town.
Day 2: Strasbourg – Niederbronn-Les-Bains ≈ 75 km
You leave quickly the Europe capital on the cycle track of the
channel de La “Marne au Rhin”.
You cross the Hanau country and its decorated villages, its gentle hills, and its rich agriculture panoramas. You arrive in the heart of the north Vosges Mountains to Niederbronn.
Day 3: Niederbronn-les-Bains – Niederbronn-les-Bains ≈ 111km
The Northern Vosges Mountains is recognized for its nature, its
quiet and its authenticity. You cycle on small and hilly routes, and will explore this still unknown region of Alsace.
Day 4: Niederbronn-les-Bains – Obernai ≈ 119 km
You cycle to the nice city of Saverne with its castle. From here you continue to Molsheim which begin the Wine Route. Today the route is still a little hilly without traffic.
Day 5: Obernai – Riquewihr ≈ 91 km
A steep road leads you from Obernai to the Mont Sainte-Odile (800m), a Romanesque chapel which offer a panoramic view of the plain of Alsace.
The route continue through the Crest Road („col de la Charbonnière, col de la Salcée, col de Steige…“, ). You arrive in Riquewihr, a beautiful medieval village.
Day 6: Riquewihr – Guebwiller ≈ 96 km
From Riquewihr to Kaysersberg you reach the “Col des Bagenelles” and cycle again on the Crest Road until the summit “Le Honeck” 1363 m.
You continue to the south and arrive in the valley (vallée du Florival) to Guebwiller.
Day 7: Guebwiller – Colmar ≈ 84 km
The ‘Grand Ballon’ most high mountain of Vosges (1424m) is the reward of this beautiful week.
Day 8: Departure Day
Depart after breakfast.
Discover a picturesque and traditional Alsace that you find of postal cards. The cities of art and history, their architecture with wood framing and half-timbered, the ancestral villages snuggled up in their case of vineyards.
You will cycle between the Rhine and Vosges mountains of lonely and quiet routes.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Alsace Road Bike Tour tour stays in middle tier hotels and good guesthouses carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
- Overnight stays in the selected category
– Dinners (7x with Half Board supplement)
– Transfer of luggage during the tour
– Road book in English (also French and
German) + GP
– Maps & Travel documentation
– Personalized meeting (except Sunday and
We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are serviced by an expert mechanic.
The bikes use good quality components to give you confidence in the bike on your holiday and comfortable riding on varied cycle paths and roads.
About the bikes
Brand : Gitane
Model : GTN 600 aluminium frame
Wheels : Mach 1 Omega alloy
Shifters : Shimano Sora
Front Derailleur : Shimano Sora
Rear Derailleur : Shimano Sora
Cassette : Shimano 105 12/25 9S
Crankset : Prowheel Ounce – 50/39/30
Brakes : Shimano Sora
Tires : 700×23C
Stem : Tec Obvius
Handlebar : FSA
Seat Post : Tec Obvius 31.6mm
Seat : San Marco Ponza
Pedals: pedals with toe clips
Size : 49 (2 bikes)
Alsace Road Bike Tour, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.
2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Daily arrivals between 1st April to 31st October 2018
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £859 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £249
Half Board Upgrade: £159
Hotel Category Descriptions
Category A: 3* and 4* hotels
Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.
For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
This tour benefits from bike insurance against rental bike theft and damage in the holiday price! Please make sure you lock up the bike, leave it where told by the hotel and treat your hire bicycle as if the bike was your own. Any negligent treatment of the bike will exempt you from cover.
Holiday Price: £789
Single Supplement: £239