Colmar - based in one hotel
Where the clocks are ticking very quiet.
- 7 Days / 6 Nights
Arrival in Colmar
Arrival to Colmar, check-in at the hotel and free tour of the town.
You leave Colmar heading north through Houssen and ride to Ribeauvillé, before returning to Colmar through the beautiful wine villages of Riquewihr, Turckheim and Eguisheim.
Starting in Colmar you will head to the valley of Munster, passing Turckheim and Zimmerbach. Smooth hills, high alps, escarpments and glacial lakes create the versatile landscape of valley Munster, one of the most beautiful of the Vosges massif. The region is popular for its Munster-cheese, take your time to visit the “maison du fromage”. Cycling back on comfy cycle paths through the nature and small villages.
After the stages through the vineyards, today is quite a comfortable ride along the Rhine Valley. In Neuf-Brisach, you ride through the octagonal Baroque fortification, which was built in around 1700 by Vauban, the master builder to Ludwig XIV. After passing the Rhine bridges, you come to Breisgau. At Marckolsheim, where you can visit a bunker from the Maginot Line, you ride back into France. You then follow the canal cycle path back to Colmar.
Along nice bike paths to Ottmarsheim. Here you can visit Neuf-Brisach with its Romanic church from the 11th century. Along the Rhine canal to the centre of Mulhouse. Return journey by train to Colmar.
From the hotel you ride to Colmar Station; the train to Strasbourg runs every half hour. You leave the train in Erstein, around 25 km before Strasbourg, and ride along the Rhone-Rhine Canal into the heart of the European capital. Tour of the city. Return by train from Strasbourg to Colmar.
Departure or extension
Flat to the river Rhine in Breisach, a little bit hilly along the French wine street. Most of the time you cycle on bike paths, sometimes on side streets with less traffic.
| Season 1 |
30.03.2024 - 31.05.2024
28.09.2024 - 05.10.2024
| Season 2 |
01.06.2024 - 27.09.2024
|Colmar based in one hotel, 7 days, Grand Hôtel Bristol, FR-ELRCO-07GH|
|Base price|| |
|Surcharge single room||289.00||289.00|
|Colmar based in one hotel, 7 days, Hôtel Beauséjour, FR-ELRCO-07BE|
|Base price|| |
|Surcharge single room||249.00||249.00|
Hotels: BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Bristol 4**** or Hôtel Beauséjour 3*** in Colmar
- Accommodation in your selected hotel
- Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
- Welcome briefing
- Best elaborated route
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room
- 1 Train journey Mulhouse – Colmar incl. bike
- 1 Train journey Colmar – Strasbourg – Colmar incl. bike
- GPS-data is available
- Rental bike insurance
- Service hotline
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Colmar train station
- Strasbourg airport or Basel/Mulhouse airport then with the train or cap to the hotel
- Free car park at Hôtel Beau Séjour, public car park close to Grand Hôtel Bristol for approx. € 25,-/week
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!