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Alsace Vineyards & Villages Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 7 days | 6 nights | From £609 per person
Other durations available on request.
Full holiday prices by date are shown on the ‘Book Now’ tab.

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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Nature and landscape by the Rhine
• Cities of Strasbourg and Colmar
• Alsace wine route and its typical villages
• The Lovely wine route Cycle paths and along the river Rhine and its canals
• The welcoming and convivial hosts

Cycle Route:
An easy route to appreciate all the charms of Alsace. Discover traditional or picturesque Alsace, the one of the postcards but also the unusual and little-known one.

The cities of art and history, their architecture with wood framing and half-timbered, the ancestral villages snuggled up in their case of vineyards. Stages full of charm in character hotels. Prestigious tables to savor and appreciate the regional food.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Strasbourg

Arrival in Strasbourg, settling into the hotel and free time to explore the town.

Day 2: Strasbourg –Area Sélestat ≈ 25 or 35 or 55 km

You will leave Strasbourg along the Rhône-Rhine canal which will lead you along its very pretty cycle track into the heart of the Ried.

Day 3: Sélestat – Colmar ≈ 68 or 58 or 38 km

You will travel through the landscapes and villages of the Alsatian Ried which is rich in aquatic flora and fauna.

Arrival in Colmar the capital of the wine of Alsace and the town of art, by the cycle track of the channel of Colmar.

Day 4: Colmar – Guebwiller ≈ 33 km

From Colmar you follow the Alsatian wine route. The dreamy wine-growing villages, with many Alsatian timber frame houses, and magnificent mediaeval town centres in the midst of extensive vineyards are areas for unwinding, enjoyment and simply relaxing.

Day 5: Guebwiller – Area Riquewihr ≈ 46 km

At the foot of the Vosges nestle the winemaking villages responsible for the reputation of the Alsatian Grand Crus: Eguisheim, Turckheim, Kaysersberg and Riquewihr.

Day 6: Area Riquewihr – Area Obernai ≈ 49 km

Along the wine road you will discover the villages of Barr, Andlau and its abbey, Bergheim, Ribeauvillé, Hunawihr.

Day 7: Area Obernai – Strasbourg ≈ 37 km

Country roads and cycle tracks will take you to Rosheim and to Avolsheim.

From there, along the cycle track on the banks of the Bruche canal, you will reach the capital of Europe: Strasbourg.

Either the end of your stay either an additional night

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Map & Route Information

Route Profile

An easy route to appreciate all the charms of Alsace. Discover traditional or picturesque Alsace, the one of the postcards but also the unusual and little-known one.

The cities of art and history, their architecture with wood framing and half-timbered, the ancestral villages snuggled up in their case of vineyards. Stages full of charm in character hotels. Prestigious tables to savor and appreciate the regional food.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Alsace Vineyards and Villages 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
– Transfer of luggages during the tour
– Personnalized meeting in your first hotel
– Signposted tour
– Road book in English (also French and
German) + GPS
– Map & Travel documentation

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Rental Bike Information

Quality, comfortable and sturdy bikes

We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are based on technology from leading Austrian bike manufacturer ‘KTM’ and 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

You will be given an easily identifiable, solid and sturdy aluminum trekking bike with V-brakes, solid wheels, almost puncture resistant tyres. Each bike has been built through continuous development and feedback from customers.

Each bike is also fitted with a dynamo lighting system for ease, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards and comfortable saddle made by Selle Royal.

You can also bring your own saddle and adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm). We help you with the fitting of saddles and SPD shoes should you require assistance.

Gear systems

7-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime even whilst stationary.

21-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. The ALIVIO system is robust and easy to use.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available on tours with the bikes shown in the picture:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm
Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedal brake. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with freewheel and crossbar. Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 “sloping crossbar” cm
(Must be reserved in advance!)

We will request your heights at the time of booking to ensure correct bike sizing.

Accessories

We high-quality accessories for your holiday from well-known manufacturers:

• Waterproof rear pannier
• Waterproof handlebar bag
• Service-Set with tools and extra bicycle tube
• Bike pump
• Combination lock

Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) are available!

E-Bikes are available on this holiday. For more information about the benefits of E-Bikes, please find out more here

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Your Prices

Alsace Vineyards and Villages, 7 days, 6 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands

Daily from 24.03.2018 to 06.10.2018

Season 1: 24.03 – 27.04.2018 | 29.09 – 06.10.2018
Season 2: 28.04 – 24.05.2018 | 01.09 – 28.09.2018
Season 3: 25.05 – 31.08.2018

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £719 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £749 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £779 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £xxx
Half Board Upgrade: £xxx
Electric Bike Upgrade: £xx

Category B: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £609 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £649 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £669 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £xxx
Half Board Upgrade: £xxx
Electric Bike Upgrade: £xx

Hotel Category Descriptions
Accommodation in 3* hotels with double room with private facilities

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.

Bike Insurance
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.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: £609
Single Supplement: £199

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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