|Type of tour:||Self-guided|
|Distance:||26 Miles/day average|
|Dates:||Daily (except Sundays): Apr 3-Oct 3, 2015|
|Start city:||Haguenau, France|
|End city:||Haguenau, France|
On this tour through France's Alsace region, you will cross the Saint Forest situated on the outskirts of Haguenau. Passing through countless pottery villages, enjoy a visit to the “Parc Naturel” in the Vosges du Nord, one of the world’s biosphere reserves, with excellent views of the castles built by the imperial family in the 12th century.
Geraniums flourish in abundance in Outre-Foret, while the charming villages of the Pays de Hanau feature wonderful wine and cuisine. Seize the opportunity to discover such sites in Alsace, as you cycle through the famed region creating an unforgettable stay!
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Day 1: Haguenau
Individual arrival to Hageunau; settle into the hotel.
Overnight in Hageunau.
Day 2: Haguenau – Ingwiller (19 miles/30 km)
You will reach Ingwiller by passing through discrete and peaceful villages.
Overnight in Ingwiller.
Day 3: Ingwiller – Saverne (28 miles/44 km)
You will discover the rural countryside of Alsace with villages and perfectly aligned farms decorated with beams and geraniums.
Overnight in Saverne.
Day 4: Saverne – Niederbronn les Bains (36 miles/57 km)
After cycling along the foot of the Vosges Mountains and its charming villages, you will reach Neuwiller-lès-Saverne. This charming village is a destination for pilgrims in honor of Bishop St. Adelphe.
Overnight in Niederbronn les Bains.
Day 5: Niederbronn les Bains – Lembach (26 miles/42 km)
You will cycle through the country of castles, as the route continues through the forests of the “Parc Naturel of the Vosges du Nord.” You will pass forgotten villages and countless, remarkable natural sights.
Overnight in Lembach.
Day 6: Lembach – Wissembourg (18 miles/29 km)
Lembach is situated a short distance away from the German border, a beautiful medieval town. Following a bicycle track on the German side you arrive in Wissembourg.
Overnight in Wissembourg.
Day 7: Wissembourg - Hageunau (33 miles/52 km)
The bicycle track leaves from Wissembourg and takes you to Seebach. Seebach, just like Hoffen, is known to be the most beautiful of the beam-house villages in Alsace.
*Please note that this tour ends on a cycling day. We recommend adding on an additional night in Hageunau. See prices under the "Dates and Prices" tab.
Daily (except Sundays): Apr 3-Oct 3, 2015
|Low season:||Apr 3-Apr 30; Sep 18-Oct 3, 2015|
|Shoulder season:||May 1-Jun 20; Aug 29-Sep 17, 2015|
|High season:||Jun 21-Aug 28, 2015|
|Please note that bookings for this tour can take up to two weeks to confirm.|
When you return to Hageunau, you are asked to return the bikes in the dedicated space and padlock the bikes. Keys and plastic-coated maps need to be given to the hotel reception.
These are sample hotels and may vary based on availability.
Les Pins, Haguenau
Aux Comtes de Hanau, Ingwiller
Hotel de l'Europe, Saverne
Hotel au Heimbach, Lembach
Hotel La Couronne, Wissembourg
Interested in visiting other areas before or after your tour? Visit our hotels page to learn more about lodging options.
The available bikes for this tour are:
All rentals are equipped with:
Helmets are not included in rental. Please bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons.
If you bring your own saddle, we recommend you also bring an adaptor, since the diameter (27,2-31,6 mm) of the seat pole can vary depending on the model of the bike.
You will ride mainly on cycle paths, on minor agricultural tarred roads or on little secondary roads without much traffic. The first three days are a bit hilly, but the remaining distance is mainly flat.
Tour start and end
Nearest airport: Strasbourg, France
Nearest train station: Haguenau, France
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Espace Randonnee has set out for 20 years across the Alsace region to discover and to share the wealth of their beautiful region to clients, with a family and warm spirit. The company stems from a narrow collaboration with quality providers (hotels and restaurants) having ends in the creation in 2010 of an association of people working in the biking tourist industry.
Our detailed knowledge of the ground (better roads, better establishments, better spots) as well as our narrow collaboration and relation with our providers is a guarantee of the quality of our services. We attach a particular attention on every new customer, and this throughout its stay! Personalized and warm welcome, hotline 24/7. Our customers, your customers, will have the best of Alsace!!
Espace won the Prix de l'innovation touristique 2007 (Award of the tourist innovation in 2007).
These amounts will be reimbursed by your insurance or cancellation taken out during your booking in case of justified cancellation insurance.
In case of no-show at the rendezvous, or if you can not submit documents or police health required for travel (passport, visa, vaccination certificate ...), you will not be entitled to any refund.
Cancellation policy specific to each stay. Contact us for more information.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing/email.
Any cancellation due to illness must be accompanied by a certificate médiacle.