Celebrated vineyards, such as Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot, provide an idyllic backdrop as you cycle in the Coteaux de Champagne and through a World Heritage landscape
||Hostellerie La Briqueterie||Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
||Hostellerie La Briqueterie||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
Visit Abbaye d'Hautvillers, where monk Dom Pierre Pérignon is buried | On the Avenue de Champagne, marvel at the splendid properties of prestigious négociants (wine merchants)
||Hostellerie Des Chateaux||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
From the charming town of Marlenheim, spin along the Route des Vins (Wine Route), beloved for its lovely canals and picturesque villages | Pedal easygoing terrain through the heart of Alsace, skirting the graceful Vosges foothills |With its profusion of Alsatian-style half-timbered houses and window boxes of geraniums, Obernai is a heavenly place to explore on foot
||Hotel Des Berges||Breakfast, Lunch, Snack||
Explore the Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg, a 12th-century fortress that overlooks the Rhine River Valley
||Hotel Des Berges||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
Wander in beautifully preserved Riquewihr and Eguisheim, both among the designated Most Beautiful Villages of France, with stunning Gothic churches and medieval fortifications | Sit down to an incredible meal at Auberge de l'Ill, the only Michelin three-star restaurant you'll find on any Backroads trip!
Enjoy one last morning ride in the valley, with views of the Alsace range on one side and Germany on the other
- Culture, History & Arts
- Family Vacations
- Food & Wine
- Walking & Biking
- Wildlife & Nature
This trip bubbles over with legendary names like Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Gewürztraminer and Strasbourg. But have you biked vine-laced hills to the town where Napoleon enjoyed lavish soirées? Or pedaled alongside French canals, listening as they quietly flow by you? Have you ever tasted champagne in Champagne? Oh, you will
* Family departures are also available. Please contact our office for more details.
Backroads offers deluxe biking, walking & hiking, multi-adventure and family vacations around the globe PLUS active river & ocean cruising, culinary tours, and snow adventures. All Backroads trips are fully escorted by 3 - 4 trip leaders and 2 support vans while guests travel at their own pace, enjoying exhilarating activities, cultural encounters, scenery, camaraderie and fun.
Insider TipAt any pace, in any style, traveling with Backroads is not just about the bike or the boots. It’s a rich experience as we peel back the layers that make each destination unique.
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