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Embark on this leisurely self-guided cycling holiday through historic villages, down country back roads and up hills with magnificent views of the valley. Discover the rich culture of the region by sampling local dishes accompanied by tasty wines.


From £765pp (from £995 inc rail) based on 2 people sharing

Duration: 5 days/6 nights
Departures: Various departures from March to October
Start point: Eguisheim
End point: Kaysersberg

Greentraveller’s Top Tips: If time allows before your train connection, Colmar’s well preserved, picturesque old town is best explored on foot and most definitely worth a stroll though. Some stunning buildings not to miss include: Maison des Tetes and Pfister House. Also located in a medieval convent, the Unterlinden Museum merits a visit, housing a vast range of exhibits from furniture and armour to the highlight: a Isenheim altarpiece by Gruenewald. 

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Cycling Holiday in Alsace

This cycling holiday explores all the wonders of Alsace. On two wheels, discover this fascinating and beautiful area, rich in culture, gastronomy and heritage. The cycle routes are flexible - take your time wandering along quiet country roads through pretty villages or choose a more challenging day by cycling up to visit one of the many hill-top châteaux that have magnificent views across the valley.

You'll have a chance to explore historic Colmar, a stunning city of canals and pastel-coloured timber-framed houses, decorated with spectacular flower displays. You'll spend the day cycling across the fertile floodplains of the Rhine and through the Ill Wald nature reserve, the forest home of fallow deer, beaver and wild boar. Then in the evening you'll taste the traditional Alsacien food and have a go at wine tasting.

The start point Hostellerie de la Ferme du Pape is a modern hotel located on the outskirts of Equisheim, before you move on to the Hotel Les Remperts in Kayserberg. Several rooms here look on to the pleasant, private gardens, and your hotelier, Madame Keller will be pleased to recommend the best local sights and restaurants for you. You then stay two nights at the chamring Hotel La Cour du Bailli in Bergheim, before returning to Kasyerberg for the last night.

What our customers say:

Mr Lewis of Auckland
The variety of routes through vineyards, woodlands and open countryside. A beautiful region with many attractive villages and attractions. Our first cycling holiday was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and we will have no hesitation in recommending your company. We will definitely be looking at other cycling holidays with Inntravel. Thanks!

Mrs Vickers of Kent
The best thing about this holiday was the views when cycling on the last day, and the last leg back into Kayserberg in the vineyards.

Mr McD of Edinburgh
Overall we thoroughly enjoyed the trip – fine cycling in a beautiful and unjustly little-known region of France. ,

For more reviews of this trip, see: Reviews of Cycling in the villages & vineyards of Alsace, France

What price includes

  • 6 nights in conveniently located 3-star hotels
  • 2 typically Alsacien dinners
  • 6 breakfasts
  • Luggage transported
  • High-quality bicycle
  • Wine-tasting session at La Cour du Bailli



Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:

Nearest train station to meeting point:

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point
Walk from Eguisheim train station to Hostellerie de la Ferme du Pape,

How to get there:
Train from London to Eguisheim (via Strasbourg)

Plan your journey by train to Strasbourg

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Hotel Les Remparts

Nearest train station to finish point:

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station
Ttaxi from Hotel Les Remparts to Colmar railway station (approx 20 minutes). Rail journey from Colmar to Strasbourg takes just under 40 minutes and the trains go numerous times a day.

How to get back:
Train from Colmar to London (via Strasbourg)

Plan your return train journey from Strasbourg