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Alsace Tours - Alsace: Strasbourg Star - 'Petite'
Single Centre

Great things come in little packages. Big city Strasbourg is overflowing with classic and contemporary places to explore and has so many delicious Alsace wine road days to enjoy on its doorstep. With your base in the UNESCO World Heritage Site old quarter of France’s most cycle-friendly city, pedal out as you please. Choose from five circular day rides to tour town and country, around the Rhine plain and the foothills of the Vosges, along cycle paths, canals and vineyard lanes. With the train taking the strain (tickets included in the tour price) you can even get a taste of the Alsace ‘Grand Crus’ Wine Road around Sélestat, Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr and Colmar.

Tour details

Tour Name
Alsace: Strasbourg Star - 'Petite'
Single Centre
Tour Reference
FAS4
Tour Duration
4 days and 3 nights
Start Day
Any Day
Tour Grade
3
Board Basis
Bed & Breakfast
Price
From £473 to £513 per person
Accommodation

is in Strasbourg in a 3 star hotel. For 5 star hotel accommodation please see Tour FASD4. We are pleased to discuss details on request.

Tour at a Glance

Staying in Strasbourg old town, there’s plenty to see directly on your doorstep, but chances are, you’ll want to take to two wheels and explore the vibrant city with a self-guided tour along its extensive network of cycle paths. When it comes to heading out of town, you’re spoilt for choice with four scenic day rides. Which highlights will you pick? Historic Colmar and the Alsace ‘Grand Crus’ Wine Road around Riquewihr (train and tour)? Molesheim and the La Bruche wine route canal? The deep forests of the German Rhine borderlands or the charming woodland gardens of the Château de Pourtalès Robertsau along the Rhine?

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Itinerary

There is a choice of excellent circular rides exploring the historic towns and villages, castles and vineyards of the Alsace Wine Road and Franco-German borderlands of the Rhine. Train tickets are included for you and your bike to travel down into the heart of vineyard country (out to Sélestat/return from Colmar) and are valid for use on any one day of your stay.

Your base on this holiday is the Hotel du Dragon, a 3 star hotel on the main island in the heart of old Strasbourg town. Conveniently situated close to the cathedral and the waterways of the historic Petite-France, it combines tradition and comfort and has a charming courtyard terrace.

Extra nights can be booked in Strasbourg to allow more time to explore Alsace at your leisure.

FOR FULL DETAILS OF THE CIRCULAR RIDES AVAILABLE AND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT STRASBOURG, PLEASE SEE OUR STRASBOURG STAR TOUR FAS7

Day One - Arrive and explore Strasbourg
     
On your first day, you will receive your bikes at the hotel late afternoon.

Day Two & Three – CHOICE OF CIRCULAR RIDES
Distances (Min-Max) Miles: 18-34 Kms 30-55
     
Each route has been carefully selected to combine great scenic cycling with worthwhile places to visit and pleasant local refreshment stops.Please follow the links to find out more information about the specific day rides.

1. WEST ALONG THE WINE ROUTE - Miles 34 Kms 55

2. SOUTH TO SELESTAT, COLMAR & 'GRAND CRU' COUNTRY - Miles: 24 Kms: 40

3. EAST TO THE RHINE & RHINE CANAL - Miles: 24 Kms: 40

4. NORTH BY THE RHINE, WOODLANDS & WATERWAYS - Miles: 31 Kms: 50

5. IN & AROUND STRASBOURG CITY - Miles: 18 Kms: 30

Day Four - Depart after breakfast
     Time for one last look around this memorable city, unless you’d like to stay a little longer…?

Fancy a slightly longer stay? Our 5 day, 4 night Alsace: Strasbourg Star - ‘Petite’ tour (Tour FAS5) includes each one of our five day ride options from the FAS4 / FAS7 Tour. Pick and choose your rides as you please - the rest is up to you.

Want to take more time to explore? Our Strasbourg Star ‘(Tour FAS7) gives you a full 7 days, 6 nights to enjoy what Strasbourg and Alsace have to offer – that’s time to make the most of every day ride if you wish!

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