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 $ 1,383 918 NOK 9333 kr 8615 $ 1,120

    Season 2: £ 928 $ 1,443 958 NOK 9740 kr 8990 $ 1,169

    Single supplement: £ 508 $ 791 525 NOK 5338 kr 4927 $ 641

    Category A

    Season 1: £ 686 $ 1,066 708 NOK 7198 kr 6644 $ 864

    Season 2: £ 715 $ 1,112 738 NOK 7503 kr 6926 $ 900

    Single supplement: £ 378 $ 587 390 NOK 3965 kr 3660 $ 476

    Category B

    Season 1: £ 637 $ 991 658 NOK 6690 kr 6175 $ 803

    Season 2: £ 666 $ 1,036 688 NOK 6995 kr 6457 $ 839

    Single supplement: £ 145 $ 226 150 NOK 1525 kr 1408 $ 183

    Season 1: April 1 to June 2 and August 26 to October 1
    Season 2: June 3 to August 25

    extra options

    Electric bicycle rental: £ 87 $ 136 90 NOK 915 kr 845 $ 110

    GPS rental: £ 39 $ 60 40 NOK 407 kr 375 $ 49

    Extra nights

    Strasbourg 5 star: £ 111 $ 173 115 NOK 1169 kr 1079 $ 140

    Single room: £ 189 $ 294 195 NOK 1983 kr 1830 $ 238

    Strasbourg 4 star: £ 77 $ 120 80 NOK 813 kr 751 $ 98

    Single room: £ 126 $ 196 130 NOK 1322 kr 1220 $ 159

    Strasbourg 3 star: £ 63 $ 98 65 NOK 661 kr 610 $ 79

    Single room: £ 107 $ 166 110 NOK 1118 kr 1032 $ 134

    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 April 1 to October 1, 2017

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, 34 mi. (55 km) 
Day 3: Round-trip to the famous wine villages, 25 mi. (40 km) 
Day 4: One day in Strasbourg with bicycle, 19 mi. (30 km) 
Day 5: Round-trip along the Rhine and Rhine Canal, 25 mi. (40 km) 
Day 6: Round-trip along the Rhine, 31 mi. (50 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, 34 mi. (55 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, 25 mi. (40 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, 19 mi. (30 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, 25 mi. (40 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, 31 mi. (50 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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