Category: Cycling In Alsace

5 Favorite Trip Planning Resources

If you’re thinking about cycling in France this year, odds are you’ve already started looking into possible routes.  If so, you’ve probably found that searching for cycling itineraries that are near your travel destination can be very time consuming. Here are 5 of my favorite tourism websites that will hopefully make your bike trip planning

10 Reasons To Cycle In Alsace

After visiting Alsace for the first time several years ago, I wondered why it had taken me so long to discover this mecca for cyclists!  Since then, I’ve been back twice, but I’ve  barely experienced even a small part of the cycle paths in this region! Think I’m exaggerating?  Take a quick look at my

Reflections On Cycling In Alsace, The Mosel and The Rhine

It’s hard to find superlatives strong enough to describe my last bicycling trip to Alsace, into Germany along the Mosel and back to France along the Romantic Rhine.  Any one of these three trip segments would provide a vacation full of incredible memories, the three together are a bicyclist’s trifecta!  For 3 weeks, I enjoyed

Cycling From Strasbourg To The Wine Town Of Obernai

Obernai is one of my favorite wine towns in Alsace, so when I learned I could get there mostly on bike paths from Strasbourg, it went to the top of my rides-to-do list.  Little did I know that it would be one of my favorite bicycling rides in the region, despite a rocky start. The

Cycling Strasbourg’s Forts Trail

The Piste des Forts or Forts Trail is an 85km cycle route that completely surrounds the city of Strasbourg. You can pick up this route on any side of the city, and you can bicycle as little or as much as you want. This route is easy to get to from EuroVelo 15 or 5,