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France Hiking Tour

Immerse yourself in the green valleys, vineyards, and mountains of Alsace in this exciting self-guided hiking tour. As you walk through the Vosges Regional Park on well-marked mountain trails, you will be able to discover the rich natural and cultural heritage of the region. A good fitness level is required.


  • 5 days of hiking
  • Walk through vineyards, valleys, forests, villages, and lakes
  • Explore Kaysersberg, Lapoutroie, Le Bonhomme, Orbey, Labaroche, and Niedermorschwihr
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals
  • Daily transfer of luggage between hotels

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

5 days with instruction
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Day 1: Hotel Les Remparts

Situated in Alsace, on the outskirts of the picturesque medieval village of Kaysersberg, is the three-star Hotel Les Remparts. The hotel is in an ideal setting for relaxation, surrounded by vineyards and woodlands. Take advantage of the sauna and recreation area, or unwind in the simple yet cozy fully furnished rooms.

Day 2: Hotel Les Alisiers

In the Alsace region's Kaysersberg Valley sits the three-star Hotel Les Alisiers. Savor the tranquil natural settings and all the contemporary amenities. The cozy, modern design with wood accents provides the ideal atmosphere for relaxation. The on-site restaurant offers delectable, freshly prepared regional fare. An ideal option for a tranquil getaway in the wilderness.

Day 3: Hotel de La Poste

Situated amidst tranquil pine trees and stunning mountain rivers, the charming Kaysersberg valley is home to the small three-star Hotel de La Poste. With its indoor heated pool, sauna, and outdoor hot tubs near to a little river, the hotel's spa makes the ideal getaway. The well-furnished, wooden-accented rooms offer a cozy retreat for rest and renewal.

Day 4: Hotel Au Bois Le Sire

Beautiful mountain lakes and aromatic pine forests envelop the three-star Hotel Au Bois Le Sire, which is located in the quiet village of Orbey. The hotel's typical Alsatian décor adds to its cozy and welcoming environment. Savor the delights of the restaurant, which serves a variety of gourmet and regional cuisine. For a peaceful getaway, visitors can repose in the heated pool or have a cool swim in the jacuzzi.

Day 5: Hôtel La Rochette

In the peaceful area of Labaroche close to Colmar sits the three-star Hôtel La Rochette. This is a family-run motel with a great restaurant serving delicious meals made with fresh ingredients. The hotel has a contemporary, Scandinavian-style spa that creates a calm and comfortable ambiance.

Day 6: Hotel De L'ange

Situated near Tuckheim and Ingersheim, Hotel De L'ange is a first-rate three-star hotel with a stunning view of the Alsatian vineyards. The hotel has a cozy, tranquil ambiance because it was constructed in a partially timbered Alsatian farmhouse that has been restored.

Please be aware that the hotels on this list are merely suggestions. In the event that all of these hotels are booked up, Genuine Europe will provide comparable lodging options. It is not possible to have distinct hotel categories in some places. In several instances, the same hotel has been included under every category. The cost of the tour includes a regular room or cabin, unless otherwise noted in writing.


Daily itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kayserberg, in southern Alsace

Arrival at Kayserberg based on your own schedule. For the length of your visit, you are able to leave your car at the first hotel. If arriving by train, a transfer from Colmar station can be provided. Welcome to Kaysersberg, a historic town. Kaysersberg, dominated by an ancient imperial castle, has a gorgeous cobblestone street with half-timbered houses and charming historical monuments, making for an enchanting scene. The town is well-known for being the birthplace of 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Accommodations at the Kaysersberg Hotel.

Day 2: Walk to Lapoutroie through the Toggenbach forest

  • Hike from Kaysersberg to Lapoutroie
  • Walking distance: 20 kilometers / 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Elevation: +750 meters / -540 meters (+2460 feet / -1770 feet)
  • Hike through the valley of Toggenbach

After a filling breakfast at the hotel, pack a picnic lunch and take a leisurely stroll around Kaysersberg's vineyards. Before arriving at the chapel of Saint Alexis, where rumors have it that young girls would come to ring the bell and walk around it three times to get married within a year, you will follow a breathtaking wooded valley and pass through a magnificent forest.

You will soon arrive at the "green canton," so called because of its forests, hills, and rolling meadows. The picturesque village of Lapoutroie, known for its delicious brandies and world-famous Munster cheese, is where your adventure comes to an end. Supper and lodging in Lapoutroie.

Day 3: Ascend the Brézouard massif and walk to Le Bonhomme

  • Hike from Lapoutroie to Le Bonhomme
  • Walking distance: 14 kilometers / 8,7 miles
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Elevation: +810 meters / -550 meters (+2657 feet / -1805 feet)
  • Ascend the Brézouard massif (summit of the Vosges)
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Alsatian plain

Hotel breakfast. Bring a picnic lunch and start your tour by climbing the 1229-meter-high Brezouard Massif, which marks the northern edge of the Vosges mountain range. Admire breathtaking sweeping views over the Alsace plain and the entire range from the peak. Your journey ends in the charming mountain town of Le Bonhomme as you proceed toward the Bagenelles. Dinner at Le Bonhomme and lodging there.

Day 4: Hike to Orbey via beautiful lakes and viewpoints

  • Hike from Le Bonhomme to Orbey
  • Walking distance: 16 kilometers / 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Elevation: +530 meters / -690 meters (+1739 feet / -2264 feet)
  • Walk to l'étang du Devin
  • Hike the Tête Des Faux summit
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Alsatian plain
  • Walk by Lac Blanc, a high-altitude lake

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, take a picnic lunch to the gorgeous Devin Pond, which is surrounded by protected flowers and rare plants. Proceeding, you will reach Tête Des Faux, so called because of the beech forest that formerly covered it, where you will come across First World War relics. See the breathtaking Lac Blanc, a lake that is 1050 meters above sea level. At the base of the Vosges, in the village of Orbey, which is renowned for its picturesque streams, the day's hike comes to an end. Dinner and lodging at Orbey.

Day 5: Hike to Labaroche through the Vosges mountains

  • Hike from Orbey to Labaroche
  • Walking distance: 12 kilometers / 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Elevation: +450 meters / -200 meters (+1476 feet / -656 feet)
  • See the trembling stone
  • Walk to the ruins of the Hohnack Castle

Have breakfast at the hotel before setting out on a brand-new journey. Before you set out to explore the enigmatic Trembling Stone, a monument connected to the ancient Druid worship, don't forget to take a picnic lunch. From there, ascend to the remains of the 11th-century Hohnack Castle, which was formerly the most magnificent in Alsace and the highest point in the Vosges Mountains at a height of 940 meters. You will reach Labaroche, a quaint and picturesque mountain community, after a full day of hiking. Enjoy a delectable meal and an overnight stay in Labaroche to cap off the day.

Day 6: Hike to Niedermorschwihr through the vineyards

Hike from Labaroche to Niedermorschwihr

Walking distance: 12 kilometers / 7.5 miles

Duration: 4 hours

Elevation: +210 meters / -680 meters (+689 feet / -2230 feet)

Enjoy views of the Alsatian plain

Walk through the vineyards

Visit Turckheim a typical local village

Breakfast at the hotel. Start at the Trois Epis, a well-liked pilgrimage site since the 15th century that provides breathtaking views of the Alsace plain, with a picnic lunch. The typical Alsatian village of Turckheim, which is renowned for its rich historical core, will be your route back to the vineyards. Walk to Niedermorschwirh (also called "Morswilre"), a quaint small wine village tucked away amid the vines since 1148, to finish your journey. The village's 12th-century church bell tower, with its twisted roof, is a unique architectural wonder. Quarters in Niedermorschwihr.

Day 7: End of the hiking tour

Hotel breakfast. This is where your hiking adventure ends. We will arrange for a transfer to get you back to your car in Kaysersberg or to the closest train station.

Difficulty level: 3 out of 5

Average - Hiking route selection is suitable for people in good physical condition. Every stage requires walking for four to six hours a day, or between twelve and twenty kilometers of hiking with an elevation gain of five to eight hundred meters. It is possible to be transported by automobile with luggage to the next step in the event of bad weather or physical challenges.

Please note

The final schedule will be sent to you at the time of booking, as the order of the climbs depends on lodging availability. Please let them know if you would like to take a day off by writing a note in the comment section when making your reservation, and Authentic Europe will respond with a suitable suggestion. A thorough travel schedule, travel vouchers, a road guide containing useful information that will be given at the first hotel, and an intricate map at a 1:25,000 scale are among the electronic travel materials that you will receive.


The tour will take place in Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France.


You will be served daily breakfast, four dinners, and five picnic meals included in the price. Drinks and other meals are at your own expense.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Hiking tour
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 dinners
  • 5 picnic meals
  • Daily transfer of luggage between hotels
  • Transfers from and to the Colmar train station
  • Transfer back to your car park in Kaysersberg if you arrive by car
  • Electronic travel documents
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while traveling

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Tourist taxes
  • Drinks

How to get there

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Arrival by train

You can fly into Paris and take the train. Authentic Europe can assist with tour extensions including a Paris stay and the train tickets.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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