Champagne & Alsace Easygoing E-bike Tour

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Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $6,599 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Champagne & Alsace Easygoing E-bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Sep

Dolce Tempo Journey in Sparkling Champagne & the Alsace Wine Route

Sip Champagne in Champagne. Dine on fine Alsatian cuisine, which borrows from the German Rhineland next door. Follow mellow routes through a string of storybook villages, richly wooded hills and some of the most acclaimed wineries in the region. Between the landscapes, the bubbles and the embracing hospitality, your glass will stay more than half-full.  

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Highlights

  • Champagne and Alsace’s dedicated bike paths are a cyclist’s dream—from vine-laced hills to the Vosges forest 
  • Visit the oldest Maison de Champagne and the hallowed burial grounds of Dom Pierre Pérignon
  • Learn from local wine merchants and feel transported to another time in fairy-tale Alsatian villages
  • Vacation in luxury at our stylish hotels and enjoy a private dinner and Champagne pairing at Moët & Chandon

 

 

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France

Start Reims

End Strasbourg

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Famed vineyards, such as Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot, provide an idyllic backdrop as you e-bike along car-free paths in the World Heritage landscape of the Coteaux de Champagne Visit Abbaye d’Hautvillers and the final resting place of Dom Pierre Pérignon who, upon inventing champagne, is said to have cried to his fellow monks, “Come quickly! I am tasting the stars!” The splendid properties of négociants (wine merchants) line Épernay’s prestigious Avenue de Champagne An exclusive cellar tour and dinner await at Moët & Chandon’s impressive property.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Royal Champagne Hôtel & Spa
Champillon
Premiere Hotel

With sweeping views over the surrounding Champagne vineyards, this award-winning retreat features elegant modern design, an expansive and airy spa and  top-notch service. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Embark from the enchanting town of Marlenheim along the bike-friendly Route des Vins (Wine Route), which traces lovely canals and links picturesque villages E-bike through easygoing terrain in the heart of Alsace, skirting the Vosges foothills Take a stroll among Obernai’s half-timbered façades and window boxes brimming with geraniums, a typically Alsatian scene Relax at a historic manor turned boutique hotel.

Accommodations

Night 3

Hostellerie des Châteaux
Ottrott
*Casual Plus Hotel

Surrounded by lush vineyards and dense forests, this charming 17th-century family-owned château  represents the Alsatian rustic style and personable hospitality. (pool, spa)  

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Tour the Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg, a 12th-century fortress that overlooks the Rhine River Valley Enter the Vosges forest via a peaceful bike path Wander in wonderfully preserved Riquewihr and Eguisheim, whose stunning Gothic churches and medieval fortifications earn them titles among the Most Beautiful Villages of France Enjoy one last morning e-bike ride with views of the Vosges Massif on one side and Germany on the other.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Hôtel des Berges
Illhaeusern
Premiere Hotel

This stylishly renovated 18th-century farmhouse—featuring a restaurant with two Michelin stars—is beautifully situated on the Ill River. (pool, spa)
 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Royal Champagne Hôtel & Spa
Champillon

Premiere Hotel

With sweeping views over the surrounding Champagne vineyards, this award-winning retreat features elegant modern design, an expansive and airy spa and  top-notch service. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa) 

Night 3

Hostellerie des Châteaux
Ottrott

*Casual Plus Hotel

Surrounded by lush vineyards and dense forests, this charming 17th-century family-owned château  represents the Alsatian rustic style and personable hospitality. (pool, spa)  

Nights 4-5

Hôtel des Berges
Illhaeusern

Premiere Hotel

This stylishly renovated 18th-century farmhouse—featuring a restaurant with two Michelin stars—is beautifully situated on the Ill River. (pool, spa)
 

From $6,599 /person

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Bikes

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Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

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  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

From $6,599 /person

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