Boucle de Fessenheim et Breisach am Rhein is a 38.5 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fessenheim, Grand Est, France that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for road biking and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 38.5 km Elevation Gain: 492 m Route Type: Loop

road biking

river

historic site

This route combines the richness of the historical heritage with the history of electrical energy from the Rhine, a true link of the circuit. From Fessenheim, homeland of Victor Schœlcher - fervent defender of the fight against slavery and committed to the advancement of human rights, walk the country roads that connect small towns along the Rhine. Pass near Neuf-Brisach, city of the Sun King and masterpiece of Vauban unique octagonal architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then cross the Rhine in front of a first hydroelectric structure to discover Breisach whose Collegiate Romanesque Saint-Étienne shelters a rich interior ornamentation. Descend along the Rhine part of Germany to find your starting point through a second hydropower, you can visit near the House of Energy-EDF.

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