Canals & intimate rivers
19,16 Km
1 h 14 min
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19,16 km cycling route from Heidwiller to Montreux-Jeune

This easy EuroVelo 6 stage links Alsace to the neighbouring region of Franche-Comté. Along the Canal du Rhône au Rhin, you pass through the Seuil de Valdieu (a gap in the Vosges and Jura Mountains, and dividing line between the Rhine and Saône river basins), the 12 locks near Dannemarie a highlight. This stretch gives you a flavour of southern Alsace’s Sundgau area and its lively little ports.

Elevation of the stage

10 m 93 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 19,16 km

Surface of the stage

Lisse: 19,16 km


Follow the greenway alongside the canal the whole way.

Train station - SNCF

Dannemarie and Montreux-Château stations

TER (local services) Mulhouse > Belfort (8 trains per day).  

Not to miss

Dannemarie: a lively, traditional historic little town, with port.
Montreux-Château: for its port.


Altkirch : Thursday ans Saturday morning

Tourism Information Centre

Altkirch : +33 (0) 3 89 40 02 90

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