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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Grand Est. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful cycle routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful cycle routes in Grand Est

Long Distance Cycling · Südschwarzwald
Southern Black Forest Cycle Route
recommended route Difficulty easy
267.2 km
20:00 h
1,324 m
1,325 m
Quiet country lanes; unspoiled natural beauty; medieval towns; gentle terrain. If all that appeals, plan to pedal the Southern Black Forest Cycle Route (Südschwarzwald Radweg). The 4* rating for this circular tour reflects the variety offered by its 270 km / 170 miles. As ever, the bike path is clearly signposted, as it passes through the farms, woodlands and hills of the Southern Black Forest Nature Park, Germany's largest. A bonus is popping in and out of France and Switzerland! Start in Hinterzarten and head for beautiful Titisee Lake and the impressive Wutach Gorge. Stop at farmer’s markets and traditional Black Forest farmhouses to sample seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, loaves of bread from wood-fired ovens, sausages and cheese. Or ride the historic Wutach Valley Railroad, nicknamed the Sauschwänzle Railroad, because it twists and turns like a pig’s tail! As you cycle along the River Rhine, cross over to the Swiss city of Basel. Back in Germany, the route cuts through the Markgräflerland vineyards, dotted with spa resorts, on its way to Freiburg, one of Europe’s greenest and most cycle-friendly cities. In Himmelreich, put your bike on a train and enjoy the scenic run through the wild and romantic Höllental valley (Hell's Valley!), back up to Hinterzarten and the start of the tour. Start & finish: Hinterzarten, 2 hours southwest of Stuttgart
Fachwerkhäuser in Betschdorf
Cycling · Alsace
recommended route Difficulty moderate
58.8 km
5:00 h
50 m
50 m
Die abwechslungsreiche Radtour führt durch die für Ihre elsässischen Töpfereien bekannten Orte Soufflenheim und Betschdorf sowie durch die Rheinauen.
Europabrücke Kehl - Straßburg
Cycling · Oberkirch
Renchtal Radtour 8 - Zur Europastadt Straßburg
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
62.9 km
6:00 h
300 m
300 m
Es geht durch das Rheintal nach Kehl. Nach der Brückenquerung gelangt man nach Straßburg. Die Europastadt ist immer einen Abstecher wert!
Wissembourg - Remparts à Vélo
Long Distance Cycling · Alsace
Cross-border cycle trail "Beer & brewing culture" (PAMINA)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
404.4 km
101:55 h
2,652 m
2,652 m
This cross-border cycle tour will introduce you to the brewing heritage and the many breweries in Alsace, the Southern Palatinate and the Baden region.
Gässchen in der Altstadt von Blieskastel
Cycling · Saarland
Saar-Bliesgau Loop
recommended route Difficulty moderate
74.9 km
5:20 h
222 m
211 m
Very attractive one-day tour along the river valleys of Saar and Blies and over the heights of the Bliesgau region with wonderful clear views up to the Vosges in France.
Grand Ballon
Road Bike · Schwarzwald
Rennrad Tour Vogesen auf den Grand Ballon von Badenweiler aus
recommended route Difficulty difficult
142.6 km
6:30 h
1,641 m
1,617 m
Rennradtour auf das Dach der Vogesen ''Le Grand Ballon''
Eschviller Mühle
Cycling · Pfalz
Europäischer Mühlenradweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
47.7 km
3:25 h
178 m
178 m
Grenzüberschreitende Halbtages-Radtour von ca. 47 km Länge durch die Landschaft des saarpfälzischen und lothringischen Grenzgebietes, die stets im Zeichen des Wassers steht. Insgesamt 14 Mühlen liegen am Wegesrand, wobei das Highlight, ohne Zweifel, das Mühlen- und Sägemuseum an der Eschviller Mühle ist. Der Radweg führt sowohl durch Flusstäler und Wälder als auch über Höhenrücken mit herrlichen Ausblicken.  
Traumhafte Torten
Long Distance Cycling
Cross-border bike tour "Sweet Treats" (PAMINA)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
386.6 km
26:45 h
919 m
919 m
This cycle tour through the diverse landscape of the neighbouring cross-border regions of Southern Palatinate, Baden and Alsace leads to the best ice cream parlours, chocolatiers and pâtisseries.
Saar-Radweg bei Saarburg
Cycling · Moseltal
Grenzenlos Radeln - Tour Deutschland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
148.8 km
10:25 h
492 m
478 m
Grenzenlos Radeln lädt Sie ein, auf ausgewählten Radrouten eine atemberaubende Kulturlandschaft im Herzen Europas zu erkunden. Die Tour verläuft entlang der Flüsse Saar und Mosel.
Blick vom Pfaffenfels auf Schönau
Cycling · Dahner Felsenland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
17 km
2:30 h
218 m
218 m
This round trip of 17 km impresses with an alternation between dense mixed forests and quiet, open valley meadows. A bathing lake (Fleckensteiner Weiher) invites you to linger as well as the beautiful villages. 
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