Bike rest in Strasbourg, Alsace, France. Photo via Flickr:Caroline Alexandre

Gorgeous facades in Colmar, Alsace, France. Photo via Flickr:Kiefer

Strasbourg Rally

France Bike Tours

Exploring the cultural city of Strasbourg

  • With its monumental cathedral featuring carvings as delicate as any piece of lacework, Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most attractive cities and this hotel based bike tour in France is the perfect opportunity to explore this city and its surrounding areas. Thanks to the richness and sheer density of its heritage sites, the entire town center has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage. Cycling in Strasbourg is definitely well worth it to allow you to discover its history, its cuisine and its unique atmosphere. From Strasbourg you will also discover the Rhine and the numerous canals around the city. The wine-growing area and the city of Colmar are an added bonus.

    Highlights:

    • Landscape and nature by the Rhine
    • The city of Strasbourg, Sélestat and Colmar
    • Alsace Wine Route and its typical villages
    • Lovely itineraries on the Wine Route cycle paths and along the Rhine
    • The welcoming and convivial hotel in Strasbourg

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  • Deluxe Category

    Season 1: £ 745 $ 1,277 933 NOK 8941 kr 8253 $ 1,073

    Season 2: £ 777 $ 1,332 973 NOK 9325 kr 8607 $ 1,119

    Single supplement: £ 439 $ 753 550 NOK 5271 kr 4865 $ 633

    Category A

    Season 1: £ 569 $ 976 713 NOK 6833 kr 6307 $ 820

    Season 2: £ 593 $ 1,017 743 NOK 7120 kr 6573 $ 854

    Single supplement: £ 331 $ 568 415 NOK 3977 kr 3671 $ 477

    Category B

    Season 1: £ 553 $ 949 693 NOK 6641 kr 6130 $ 797

    Season 2: £ 577 $ 990 723 NOK 6929 kr 6396 $ 831

    Single supplement: £ 120 $ 205 150 NOK 1438 kr 1327 $ 173

    Season 1: March 24 to May 24 and September 1 to October 6, 2018
    Season 2: May 25 to August 31, 2018

    extra options

    Electric bicycle rental: £ 84 $ 144 105 NOK 1006 kr 929 $ 121

    GPS rental: £ 40 $ 68 50 NOK 479 kr 442 $ 58

    Extra nights

    Strasbourg 5 star: £ 88 $ 151 110 NOK 1054 kr 973 $ 127

    Single room: £ 156 $ 267 195 NOK 1869 kr 1725 $ 224

    Strasbourg 4 star: £ 60 $ 103 75 NOK 719 kr 663 $ 86

    Single room: £ 108 $ 185 135 NOK 1294 kr 1194 $ 155

    Strasbourg 3 star: £ 54 $ 93 68 NOK 652 kr 602 $ 78

    Single room: £ 88 $ 151 110 NOK 1054 kr 973 $ 127

    please note

    Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

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  • Travel

    Fly to Strasbourg International Airport.

    Local Travel

    From the Strasbourg airport, take the shuttle to the main station, then a taxi to your hotel.

    Climate

    Please check local conditions before your arrival. A good website to research average high/low temperatures and average rainfall is weatherbase.com.

    Remarks

    This is a hotel based tour and any day can be used as a day of rest.


Where You’ll Stay

Overnight accommodations in 5 star Hotel Regent Petite France (Deluxe Category), the Hotel Regent Contades (Category A), or the 3 star Hotel du Dragon (Category B)

What’s Included

  • Overnight stays in the selected category 

  • Breakfast 


  • Train tickets 

  • Signposted tour 

  • Road book in English (also French and German)
  • Strasbourg pass which includes discounts to various tourists sites
  • 7 or 21 speed bicycle rental
  • GPS 
tracks (GPS device can be rented)
  • Maps and route descriptions
  • 
Personalized meeting in your first hotel 
(not possible on Sundays or public holidays)

What’s Not Included

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillModerate
Length7 days
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Tour Dates

Arrival possible daily fom March 24 to October 6, 2018

Season 1: March 24 to May 24 and September 1 to October 6, 2018
Season 2: May 25 to August 31, 2018

Skill Level

This is a moderate, self guided tour that takes place mainly on cycle paths and minor agricultural roads with little traffic. Average daily distances between 19 and 25 miles (30 and 40 km).

Day-To-Day Itinerary

Strasbourg Rally Map

Day 1: Arrival to Strasbourg 
Day 2: Round-trip to the wine villages and the region of Ackerland with rich farms, 37 mi. (59 km) 
Day 3: Round-trip to the famous wine villages, 22 or 32 mi. (35 or 52 km) 
Day 4: One day in Strasbourg with bicycle, 7 mi. (11 km) 
Day 5: Round-trip along the Rhine and Rhine Canal, 22 mi. (35 km) 
Day 6: Round-trip along the Rhine, 33 mi. (54 km) 
Day 7: Departure 

*All distances approximate.

Day 1: Arrival to Strasbourg 
After arrival in Strasbourg, check in to your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon of sightseeing.

Day 2: Round-trip to the wine villages and the region of Ackerland with rich farms, 37 mi. (59 km) 
The Canal de la Bruche once served to transport wine from the wine-growing areas to the capital. Following a cycle path that runs along this canal from Strasbourg to Molsheim, you'll pass through the region of Ackerland known for its big, old farms.

Day 3: Round-trip to the famous wine villages, 22 or 32 mi. (35 or 52 km) 
The day begins with a train ride from Strasbourg to Sélestat (ride is approximately 20 minutes). Then cycle the Wine Route which runs through the famous vineyards and their wine-growing villages. Among the most beautiful villages are Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, and Colmar, which you will pass through. From Colmar, take the train to Strasbourg (about 40 minutes). 

Day 4: One day in Strasbourg with bicycle, 7 mi. (11 km) 
Strasbourg is considered by many to be the most cycle-friendly city in France, with over 130,000 cyclists and almost 500 km of cycling paths. You'll have plenty of time to explore this beautiful city as today as at your disposal. 

Day 5: Round-trip along the Rhine and Rhine Canal, 22 mi. (35 km) 
Leaving Strasbourg, cycle to Kehl on the cycle path through the deep forests along the German Rhine bank. The modern Bridge, "Pierre Pflimlin", brings you back on the French bank. Cycle along the Rhône-Rhine canal and return to Strasbourg for the evening. 

Day 6: Round-trip along the Rhine, 33 mi. (54 km) 
In the morning, you'll cycle to Kehl on the cycle path. The route leads north to Rheinau and crosses the dam to Gambsheim. Another highlight of today's route is the castle “Chateau de Pourtalès” with its big, beautiful garden. 

Day 7: Departure 
Departure extension of your stay in Strasbourg

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