EuroVelo 15 Rhine Cycle Route

From Basel to Karlsruhe, through Alsace and the German vineyards

From the Swiss border onwards, the Rhine forms a natural border between France and Germany. The Rhine Cycle Route follows the two banks for over almost 200 kilometres, alongside nature reserves and hydroelectric works, picturesque villages and Strasbourg – one of the capitals of Europe – before entering the German city of Karlsruhe. On the French side, the route is dotted with a locks and typical Alsace villages with characteristic churches. On the German side, EuroVelo 15 passes through the Markgräfler Land, a renowned wine-growing region, and Rastatt, a town boasting magnificent Baroque monuments.