Our best cycling routes

Between the plain and the mountain, offering magnificent views and unexpected encounters, the paths of the Sélestat-Haut-Koenigsbourg region are ideal for bike enthusiasts who want to cycle through lush green countryside.
From family outings to more athletic rides, over 150 kilometres of cycling routes, suitable for every level, await you. Discover or rediscover the region at your own pace!
In an exceptional setting that has it all—major tourist sites, vineyards, cities of art and history and nature reserves—pedalling has never been more fun!
Get off the beaten path! Explore a few places that are as fascinating as they are unusual.




The Alsace vineyard cycle route

The Alsace Vineyard Cycle Route (stage of EuroVelo 5 – Via Romea) is a favourite with cyclists. It winds peacefully through about a hundred wine-producing villages and about fifty wine terroirs. It’s the perfect way to discover or rediscover the Alsace Wine Route, at your own pace!

From Dieffenthal to Orschwiller, set off on this idyllic, enchanting ride through postcard-perfect landscapes.
It’s a stunning journey, through lush green hills, quaint villages and the grandest castles of Alsace, in the background! 

Along the way, make sure you stop in : 

- Scherwiller, the Riesling capital and a charming village with 100 lavoirs
- Châtenois a  fortified city imbued with history 
- Kintzheim, featuring a medieval castle , where the largest birds of prey in the world reign supreme
- Orschwiller, a picturesque village, and for the most adventurous cyclists who’d like a good climb, there’s the must-see château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

From Châtenois, we recommend “THE VINEYARD ROUTE”, a 10k loop.

Medieval Cities and Baroque art route 

In a half-day or a day, this 46.5k cultural loop, leaving from Itterswiller, explores the best sights and monuments of the Sélestat and Haut-Koenigsbourg region. This cycling route at the heart of Alsace encompasses vineyards, the Plain of Alsace and cities. It’s got something for everyone, including history buffs and lovers of culture and architecture!
There are several great places to stop on the way:

Cycling route in the Ill*Wald nature reserve 

A fun 9k ride for families, in the midst of nature, suitable for all.
A real adventure! Ride through one of the largest regional nature reserves in France, through the plain and through alluvial forests!
The green oasis of Sélestat, l'Ill*Wald is home to a remarkable range of plants and wildlife and features amazing treasures to admire during your ride. Keep an eye out for some surprising encounters! And maybe you’ll be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of some of France’s largest wild deer population here.


Departure:Park down the hill from the roundabout (intersection of D424 and D159 on south side)
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La boucle verte of Sélestat

Feel like going green while you’re in town?
The Boucle Verte (Green Loop) is a marked 14k route suitable for everyone, which goes through countryside and cityscapes. It’s a great family cycle route!

It follows bike paths and makes some detours into nature, through the Ill*Wald Forest. It’s the perfect way to discover or rediscover the natural and built heritage of Sélestat, on a bike!

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