Alsace Wine Street Cycling Holidays
Start: Basel

Your Itinerary

Basel to Strasbourg Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £789 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Landscape and nature by the Rhine
• Cities of Basel, Freiburg, Colmar and Strasbourg
• Alsace Wine Route and its typical villages
• The lovely Wine Route cycle paths and paths along the Rhine and its canal
• Welcoming and convivial hosts

Cycle Route:
You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. Days 3, 5 and 6 are a little bit hilly.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Area Basel

Arrival in Saint-Louis/Basel, check in at the hotel and an opportunity for free sightseeing.

Day 2: Area Basel – Müllheim ? 42 km

The Rhine cycle path is ideal to ride. Your objective of the day is the Markgräfler country.

Day 3: Müllheim – Freiburg ? 34 km

After the visit of the Villa Urbana and the Maltese’s Castle in Heitersheim you will cycle to Bad Krozingen and his Mineral Thermal springs, before arriving in Freiburg in the Black Forest.

Day 4: Freiburg – Colmar ? 58 km

The imposing 13th century Breisach Cathedral towers on the bank of the Rhine. You will cross the Rhine there to Neuf-Brisach in Alsace, a 17th century, octagonal fortified town. The day ends wonderfully in the beautiful town of Colmar, one of the most delightful cities on the Alsace wine route.

Day 5: Colmar – Area Riquewihr ? 40 km

You have some more time to visit the art city of Colmar. You cycle on cycle tracks and sometimes on trafficpoor side roads and will get to Riquewihr. 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 ? 50 km

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

Day 7: Area Obernai – Strasbourg ? 40 km

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

Day 8:

End of your stay either an additional stay

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. Three stages are a little bit hilly.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Basel to Strasbourg 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.

The hotel list below is subject to change and should be used as a guide.
We will confirm the exact hotels prior to arrival.
Basel to Strasbourg Sample Hotel List  
Basel Hotel Rochat  
Mullheim Hotel Garni Schwarzwalder Hof  
Freiburg Hotel Schwarzwalder Hof  
Colmar Hotel Grand Hotel Bristol  
Riquewihr Hotel La Couronne  
Obernai Hotel Le Gouverneur  
Strasbourg Best Western Monopole  

? Accommodation in selected category
? Breakfast
? Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
? Well-prepared route guidance
? For bike rental, including rental bike
? Detailed travel documents 1x per room (FR,
DE, EN with route or overview maps, route
description, important telephone numbers)
? Own signposting
? GPS data available
? Service hotline

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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.


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

Basel to Strasbourg, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2020 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands

Daily from 04.04.2020 to 10.10.2020

Season 1: 04.04 – 24.04.2020 | 26.09. – 10.10.2020
Season 2: 25.04 – 29.05.2020 | 05.09 – 25.09.2020
Season 3: 30.05 – 04.09.2020

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £859 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £899 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £939 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £309
Half Board Upgrade: £169
Electric Bike Upgrade: £109

Category B: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £789 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £829 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £859 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £259
Half Board Upgrade: £159
Electric Bike Upgrade: £109

Calculate the cost of your cycling holiday

Hotel Category Descriptions
Category: 1 × 4**** hotel, 4 × 3***-hotel, 2 × 2**-hotel (French classification)

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

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

Holiday Price: £789
Single Supplement: £259

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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