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Over een lengte van meer dan 180 kilometer vormt de Rijn de natuurlijke grens tussen Duitsland en Frankrijk. Als je de fietsroute EuroVelo 15 vanaf Basel aan de Franse zijde volgt, rijd je door het afwisselende landschap van de regio de Elzas, eerst door de departementen Haut-Rhin en Bas-Rhin.

Huningue to Lauterbourg - The Rhine cycle route goes along the Rhone-Rhine canal, through the nature reserve La Petite Camargue Alsacienne and the forest Hardt, and through Ottmarsheim (famous Romanesque church) to Fessenheim (birthplace of Victor Schoelcher), the fortress town Neuf- Brisach (fortified village by Vauban, a World Heritage site by UNESCO) to Artzenheim.


In Alsace does the cycle route initially mainly middle by nature

It is a 'natural' drafts discovering beautiful places along the Rhine, the canal and the forest combine with visits to Colmar and Mulhouse, the famous cities of the southern Alsace which are within a short distance of the journey and can be reached via bike paths his. From Marckolsheim you will cycle along the towpath of the Rhone-Rhine Canal. The European capital Strasbourg drive past twenty locks and some fine churches such as Neunkirch, and Eschau Plobsheim.


Strasbourg after you cycle along the high embankment to La Wantzenau, to arrive at the Rhine just down the locks and fish ladder at Gambsheim. After Sessenheim, where Goethe stayed, is no longer channeled from Beinheim Rhine. The bike trail goes over the high embankment by forests and nature reserves in the Rhine Valley, as in Munchhausen, to Lauterbourg, former fortress town of Vauban and also the last stretch in Alsace.


In France, the route of Huningue to Lauterbourg is indicated as follows:

regional information


  • Huningue - Lauterbourg

    Alsace by bike

    Alsace has a 2,500 km large network routes. The scale / size of these features make the Alsace to the best cycling region in France. Three EuroVelo routes traversing the region including EuroVelo 15 - the Rhine Cycle Route. All necessary information about this important international cycling route and you can also find the regional and local divisions of the 'Alsace By Bike' website. .

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