Southern Alsace

Three countries, three cultures and a wonderful Mediterranean climate awaits you in the Rhine valley between the Alps, Black Forest and the Vosges Mountains. Comfortable routes take you to wonderful destinations, which alone make the trip worthwhile.

The picturesque city of Freiburg is the starting point for your tour - passing through beautiful natural landscapes you head on towards Colmar, the capital of Alsace wines - then on to the foot of the Vosges Mountains, you cycle along the French wine route towards Mulhouse 

For the Itinerary & prices - see below

Getting here

- we can arrange airport transfer from Basel/Mulhouse or train transfers from fribourg

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Freiburg

    Arrival in Freiburg, check into the hotels and an opportunity for free sightseeing.

  • Day 2 : Freiburg – Colmar (55 km)

    Day 2 : Freiburg – Colmar (55 km)

    The 13th century Breisach Cathedral towers imposingly over the bank of the Rhine. You cross the Rhine here to Neuf- Brisach in Alsace, a 17th century, octagonal fortified town. The day ends wonderfully in beautiful Colmar, one of the most delightful cities on the French Wine Route.

  • Day 3 : Colmar – Guebwiller (33 km)

    From Colmar you follow the French 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 4 : Guebwiller – Mulhouse (36 km)

    From Guebwiller, you ride to Ungersheim, till the Ecomusee d’Alsace. From here, the cycle path guides you directly to Mulhouse with its old town full of change. The largest automobile collection in the world and the Rail & Electricity Museum will inspire everyone, not just technology fans.

  • Day5: Mulhouse–Basel (53km)

    The cycle path leads you along the Rhone-Rhine Canal on EuroVelo 6 until Illfurth. Then you will cycle throught little villages in the area called Sundgau to Basel.


  • Day6: Basel–Müllheim (42km)

    The Rhine is ideal for cycling. The day's goal is atmospheric Müllheim in Markgräflerland.

  • Day 7 : Müllheim – Freiburg (34 km)

    After the visit to the Villa Urbana and the Malteserschloss in Heitersheim, we head into the Breisgau. In the treasure chest of Bad Krozingen the mineral and thermal springs await you, before the day fades away in Freiburg, the gateway to the Black Forest.

  • Day 8: freiburg

    individual departure

    However, if you decide to spend more time in the area, we can offer an extension in the city - do get in touch and we can make some suggestions

    See the prices - based on B&B with bike hire.

    Prefer half board - do get in touch; or, if you prefer the 7 day/6 night option

    Early booking offer - 5% off use CYC5 at checkout (valid it 31 Jan 19)

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  • Meet & greet

    Meet & greet No need to struggle with heavy luggage or equipment and no need to take a shuttle bus - Simply drive to the terminal forecourt where you will be met by a uniformed driver who will take all the stress away from you.

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  • Nature and landscape by the Rhine
  • Cities of Freiburg, Colmar, Mulhouse and Basel
  • Alsace Wine Route and its typical villages
  • The lovely Wine Route cycle paths and along the Rhine and its canals
  • The amazing architecture of the city of Neuf- Brisach, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage

whats included

  • Overnight stays in 3* and 4* Hotel
  • Breakfasts
  • Transfer of luggage during the tour
  • Signposted tour
  • Road book in English, German and French
  • GPS tracks
  • Maps and travel documentation

Available at a supplement

  • Dinners variant 7/6 (5 x with Half Board supplement), last night only breakfast
  • Dinners variant 8/7 (6 x with Half Board supplement), last night only breakfast

what we like

  • You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or onlittle secondary roads without much traffic. 2 days are a little bit hilly

other things to consider

Do also budget for:

  • Local tax
  • lunches
  • flights
  • transfers (if required)

Holiday insurance

Holiday insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

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