Riders, racers, or fans of tranquil outings with family or friends: the Vosges Mountains have it all!
The TMV trail for mountain biking across the range, plenty of mountain passes to climb, stages of the legendary Tour de France, bike parks for having fun, or cycling loops for a slow ride on an e-bike exploring the beautiful mountain landscapes at your own pace.
The Vosges Mountains are a playground for cycling, for all types of riders. Hop on your bike, we'll show you the way!
At your own pace
With friends or as a family, hop on your bike for an active outing on the gentle slopes of the Vosges Mountains.
Bike lanes, cycle routes, or greenways: there are loops and cycling itineraries for all types of riders. Take the time to explore and discover while doing both yourself and the planet good. Opt for the slow life and savour the moment. Hire an electric bike and enjoy the ride without straining your calves.
EuroVelo 6 cycling route
The EuroVelo 6 crosses the Vosges Mountains for an "easy" route exploring the landscapes on a secure itinerary.
Pedal to the metal in the Vosges)
The Vosges Mountains are the ideal playground for athletes looking for an off-road challenge. Whether on your own or alongside a professional guide, hop on a mountain bike, BMX, or an XC bike and hurtle down the steep slopes attacking the bumps, obstacles, jumps, and narrow passageways. A thrilling experience open to beginners and families, too!
Mountain biking itineraries
The Higher Vosges boast 9 mountain biking resorts, for a total of 44 itineraries covering 1,338 km.
For the most daring riders, bike parks have downhill mountain biking courses for all levels.
If you don't have your own gear, bikes and protective equipment are available for hire.
Crossing the Vosges Mountains by mountain bike
The TMV trail by mountain bike is 14 stages covering 419 km to explore the range from all angles!
More information on mountain biking the TMV
Cycle sportWho's the best climber?
The climb to the summit of the Ballon d'Alsace and La Planche des Belles Filles has the distinction “Historical Route of the Tour de France", and the entire Vosges Mountains have earned the label "Land of Cycling" by the French Cycling Federation. The mountain passes and slopes of the range have hosted the Tour de France on several occasions.
Whether a beginner or expert, a fan of gentle slopes or steep climbs, there are a wide range of cycling routes with unforgettable panoramas.
So what are you waiting for? Ready to see how you match up to the champions?
Cycle along the historic routes of the Tour de France
A mountain of events!
See the major cycling events in the Vosges Mountains!