Cycling in France - Alsace & Lorraine (Chapter)
This is the Alsace & Lorraine chapter from Lonely Planet's Cycling France guidebook.
Though often spoken of as if they were one, Alsace and Lorraine are linked by little more than a border and a bloody wartime history. Charming Alsace offers pleasant touring through vineyards and gentle, forested mountains; while Lorraine is home to the unmissable battlefields of Verdun.
- come to grips with the drama of the Verdun battlefields
- transport and accommodation
- experience the sensory explosion of a Riesling decanted in an Alsatian Wine Route cellar
- gawk at the unrivalled view from the top of the Grand Ballon
Coverage includes: Alsace, History, Environment, Climate, Lorraine, Alsatian Wine Route, Verdun Battlefields, Towns & Facilities.