Alsace’s diverse landscapes are the perfect setting for outdoor activities. Climbing the summits, pedalling along the Alsace Wine Route, galloping on horseback along the Rhine, sailing down the waterways, teeing off at an 18-hole golf course, or skiing between the snow-covered firs.
Alsace is an ideal playground for an active holiday in all seasons!
With 2,500 km of cycle paths, Alsace is France’s premier cycling destination. Cycle tourists can take one of the three EuroVelo routes that cross Alsace’s remarkable landscapes. The canal towpaths offer tranquil rides along the water, and the Alsace Wine Road cycle trail follows countryside itineraries dotted with castles and enchanting villages for an immersion in Alsatian art of living. The TMV trail through the Vosges Mountains takes mountain biking enthusiasts across forests and valleys on the way to the summits!
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Hikers can admire the most beautiful landscapes of Alsace along 18,000 km of marked trails. The itineraries cross through two regional nature parks and include seven GR long-distance hiking trails. From the Vosges Mountains to the borders of Germany and Switzerland, Alsace boasts breathtaking natural landscapes for quiet walks or challenging treks.
With two official racetracks, 50 equestrian lodges, 2,700 km of itineraries, stables, stud farms, equestrian farms, inns for riders, and more than 40 farriers, Alsace is well equipped for horseback riding! The paths of Alsace are perfect for exploring on horseback, with remarkable itineraries like the Fortified Castle Route, the Alsace Wine Route, and more. Gallop and take in the views!
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Sailing on the calm waters of the Rhine, exploring the canals that flow toward the Marne, or heading out on Strasbourg’s Ill River. Pleasure boats, license-free boats, flat-bottomed boats, canoes, and kayaks, in Alsace, there are endless ways to slow down and marvel at the landscapes and reflections!
Alsace’s prestigious golf courses provide unforgettable golfing experiences for all levels! Whether a beginner or a pro, golfers can enjoy ten 18-hole courses in exceptional landscapes: between forests, with water obstacles, or even with a view of the Vosges. The perfect golf course awaits for teeing off on a Sunday or participating in a tournament!
Alsace boasts 26 ski resorts for taking full advantage of the winter. Downhill and cross-country skiing, dog sledding, toboggan runs, or hiking with or without snowshoes. Mountain guides are available to help organise outings. Whether an excursion under the sun or under the stars, why not finish it off with a fireside dinner.