Riquewihr at night. Along the Alsace Wine Route, France. Photo via Flickr:Pug Girl
Colorful houses everywhere on the Alsace Wine Route. Colmar, France. Photo via Flickr:anne arnould

Sign indicating a butchers shop, is my guess in Colmar, France. Photo via Flickr:anne arnould

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: £ 889 $ 1,417 933 NOK 9330 kr 8612 $ 1,120

    Season 2: £ 927 $ 1,478 973 NOK 9730 kr 8982 $ 1,168

    Single supplement: £ 524 $ 835 550 NOK 5500 kr 5077 $ 660

    Category A

    Season 1: £ 679 $ 1,083 713 NOK 7130 kr 6582 $ 856

    Season 2: £ 708 $ 1,129 743 NOK 7430 kr 6858 $ 892

    Single supplement: £ 395 $ 630 415 NOK 4150 kr 3831 $ 498

    Category B

    Season 1: £ 660 $ 1,053 693 NOK 6930 kr 6397 $ 832

    Season 2: £ 689 $ 1,098 723 NOK 7230 kr 6674 $ 868

    Single supplement: £ 143 $ 228 150 NOK 1500 kr 1385 $ 180

    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: £ 100 $ 159 105 NOK 1050 kr 969 $ 126

    GPS rental: £ 38 $ 61 40 NOK 400 kr 369 $ 48

    Extra nights

    Strasbourg 5 star: £ 105 $ 167 110 NOK 1100 kr 1015 $ 132

    Single room: £ 186 $ 296 195 NOK 1950 kr 1800 $ 234

    Strasbourg 4 star: £ 71 $ 114 75 NOK 750 kr 692 $ 90

    Single room: £ 129 $ 205 135 NOK 1350 kr 1246 $ 162

    Strasbourg 3 star: £ 65 $ 103 68 NOK 680 kr 628 $ 82

    Single room: £ 105 $ 167 110 NOK 1100 kr 1015 $ 132

    please note

    Rates are based on double occupancy.

    Information to read before you book.

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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

  • Remaining meals (Dinners can be included for a supplement)
  • Bicycle protection
  • Trip insurance
TourBike
TypeSelf Guided
SkillModerate
Length7 days
From658 Rates
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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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