France: Alsace 

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Aug 25 - Sept 3, 2021
$4,500 (double occupancy)
$750 single supplement 
Arrival and Departure from the Strasbourg Airport   

Situated in the northeast of France, this area is framed by the Vosges Hills in the west and the valley of the Rhine to the west. This quintessentially French region is infused with German influences, as it was part of Germany from 1870 until after WWI. It can be seen in the architecture, cuisine and language.

 

Alsace is tremendously beautiful and interesting. Vineyards and the historical towns—many with castle remnants and medieval walls—are the focus of this tour. And as always when in France, you’ll delight in good food and local wines throughout.

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Bicycling

Moderate riding, some hills, average 25 to 35 miles per day.   

 

Pricing

$ 4,500 double occupancy, single supplement $700 for 10 days/9 nights, 5 dinners and all breakfasts included, accommodations in Obernai, Thannenkirch, Kientzheim, Breisach (Germany) and Munster; 4 two-night stays and 1 one-night stays.

 

Arrival and Departure

Pick-up and Departure is from the Strasbourg airport. 

 

Day by Day

  • Obernai (2 nights): Stay in a lovely hotel in Obernai and enjoy a great welcome dinner. Visit the historical center, ride along the canal to Boersch, Follow the Route du Vin on small roads with seemingly endless vineyards. 
     

  •  Saint-Hippolyte (1 night): visit the castle of Koenigsbourg.
     

  • Kientzheim (2 nights):  pass through lovely villages like Dambach and Kaysersberg, with colorful half-timbered houses. 
     

  • Breisach (2 nights): visit charming and attractive Colmar, called ‘Petite Venise”. Enjoy a gourmet dinner. Ride through the flat Rhine delta, cross into Germany.
     

  • Munster (2 nights): Ride to Eguisheim, an enchanting little village. Visit the Schoenheitz winery in Wihr-au-Val, taste the delicious original Munster cheese, and delight in the farewell dinner.

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