So, if you can ever make this dream cycling vacation, don’t hesitate to go. Still, not everyone can allocate the time or budget to go to France. Thankfully, there’s an alternative. It’s a surprise, though, so we will reveal it in a bit. Just remember to act surprised when it’s time. But before we get to the alternatives, let us share the five best routes you simply must ride in France. Along the Rhine
If you crave some time away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the Alsace region is right up your alley. This historically rich part of France has some mesmerising views thanks to its proximity to the Alps. Alsace has some pretty sweet routes that can satisfy almost any need. Bergheim – Col haut de Ribeauville is perfect for those who enjoy casual climbing with up to a 10% gradient. However, when it comes to Alsace, the best route you can take, without any doubt, is along the Rhine . Well, if you decide to travel from Baden-Baden airport, you will technically go upstream of the Rhine, but that’s beside the point.
The entire journey along the French part of the Rhine is about 204km, as it starts from the small town of Beinhem, situated just a few kilometres from the Baden-Baden Airport to the French bank of the mighty river. You can decide to cycle the entire distance to Bassel in one go. Since the terrain is flat, it’s really not that […]
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