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Cycling in and around Mulhouse

Are you looking for a destination to get away with your bike? Don’t look any further, we are waiting for you! More than 300 km of escapades are waiting for you, by taking advantage of cycle tracks in Mulhouse and its region, on the banks of the Rhine, at the crossroads of the 3 Euro-véloroutes 5, 6 and 15 and at the foot of the Vosges for the most sporty ones!

Routes of less than 15 km

You’ll love cycling in Mulhouse! It’s the ideal way to get together with family or friends. With no less than 6 thematic tours ranging from 12 to 15 km, discover a city full of art and history in 2 hours.

Tour: parks and gardens

Understanding the city’s industrial history involves exploring its parks and gardens. Mulhouse today has many public gardens and former factory gardens. Green spaces that, in the past, were an integral part of the brand image of Mulhouse companies.
A top tour for those who want to go green!

Tour: the chimneys

Long nicknamed “the city of 100 chimneys”, you will see that Mulhouse wears its name well. A true industrial pride, the symbol is strong and you regularly come across a chimney in the city. When Mulhouse deindustrialized its activity in the 60’s, the chimneys disappeared but there are still about ten of them to discover!

Tour: religious buildings

From the Saint-Jean chapel to the Koba mosque, via the synagogue, Mulhouse is a rich city that has always opened its doors to all faiths. It is a journey through the heart of historical and religious monuments with completely different periods and styles that awaits you.

Great cycling routes

Admiring rivers, forests or works of art along the way: it’s time to take in the sights!”
To travel around the Mulhouse region, we offer you our good plans and tours rich in discoveries, without difficulties and over distances of up to 30 km. It’s time to discover another facet of the Mulhouse area!

Urban art and industrial heritage in the Mulhouse conurbation

Starting from the Mulhouse train station, set out to discover the city’s industrial heritage and its working-class cities. Don’t miss the main museums of the agglomeration either. Between the former industrial site DMC in rehabilitation for a few years, the famous National Museum of the Automobile or the Schweissdissi, work of the sculptor Franz, no time to get bored!”

Distance: 30 km

A must-see: the former foundry SACM, which has become a university building today and also houses the Kunsthalle, a contemporary art center.

Forests and waterways around Mulhouse

We love this route! Top start at the Mulhouse marina for a tour partly in the city and partly in nature, between rivers and canals, parks and forests. Take the EuroVélo 6 and its cycle track along the Rhone to Rhine Canal. Don’t forget to go through the Hardt forest, the second largest forest in Alsace and its wild birds to watch. Change of scenery guaranteed!

Distance: 30.5 km

A must-see: the Nouveau Bassin, a Mulhouse park with its contemporary sculptures by the water. You can also surely see coypu, ducks and swans there!

Mulhouse at the crossroads of 3 Euro-bike routes

All roads in Mulhouse! You will have the chance to ride on 3 Eurovéloroutes on nearly 2500 km: the Eurovéloroute 6 from Nantes to Budapest, the Eurovéloroute 6 from the United Kingdom to Italy and the Eurovéloroute 15 from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea.
Whether it’s for small tours or big tours, in Alsace, we like to cycle. There is no shortage of tourist sites to visit: museums and restaurants will be happy to welcome you.
Where to eat, where to sleep, what to visit and what services are offered? Don’t ask yourself any more questions, the Alsace à vélo website answers them.

Mulhouse in the heart of 3 countries

Mulhouse’s location is ideal: in southern Alsace, in close proximity to Switzerland and Germany. In just a few kilometers, you can leave France to ride across the borders. A big or small loop in 3 countries or in one, it’s up to you!”
Many tours are to be discovered on the website “Trois pays à vélo”.

Useful information

The city provides more than 4,400 bike racks that you’ll find next to amenities, public buildings and businesses.
Attach your bike with a snap of your fingers to run errands. Want to park your bike to keep it safe? Secure bike shelters accessible by badges near train stations are for you!

Wanting to cycle around the city is fine, but which way to go? The map of cycling routes in Mulhouse and its agglomeration allows you to delineate your route, locate the cycle paths and lanes.


The city of Mulhouse offers a service labeled Territoire vélo. You want to know its commitments? Don’t wait, we’ll explain it all to you!

You can rent a bike in the city at a very low price thanks to the 40 Vélocité stations spread throughout Mulhouse . Then ride from one station to another without worrying about anything 24/7!

The Médiacycle association, located at the train station, also offers rentals for longer periods.