The hike through the Rhine meadows begins in Sasbach. The wine-growing community of Sasbach on the edge of the Kaiserstuhl is located in the Upper Rhine Valley between the Black Forest and the Vosges mountains. The settlement historhttps://www.sasbach.de/startseitey of Sasbach goes back to Roman times, when a fort was built on the nearby Limberg. Our meeting point is the car park at the “Rheinauen elementary school” in Sasbach.
The hike runs at ground level through the old Rhine meadows from Sasbach to Breisach. The Rheinauen are a unique nature reserve with easily walkable forest paths and rich flora and fauna. The route leads past the old Sponeck Castle and the ruins of the Schwendihaus in the picturesque wine village of Burkheim. Your guide will take you on a short tour through the village. You will also have the opportunity to visit the “Burkheimer Kräuterhof” and stock up on fine herbs and teas.
The hike continues through the Rheinauen and along the Rhine to Breisach. On this section your hiking guide will inform you about flora & fauna and the straightening of the Rhine. Favored by the Mediterranean climate, here in the sunniest area of the Kaiserstuhl you will find a unique and lush fauna and flora, which is also often referred to as ‘Germany’s Tuscany’.
From a great distance you will see the Breisacher Münster from the inner dike. The Minster towers proudly a little over 40 meters above the Rhine plain on Münsterberg. With your tour guide you will climb the Münsterberg, where your hiking guide will take you on a tour of the old town. Your hike ends at market square.
With your hiking guide you walk a total distance of approx. 18 km through the Rheinauen. Comfortable shoes are required. The path runs mainly on forest roads and the various Rhine dikes. Degree of difficulty: easy / difference in altitude: approx. 75 m / walking time: approx. 6 hours (approx. 18 km)
The Rheinauen are a nature reserve. Your hiking guide accompanies you throughout the day on your hike from Sasbach to Breisach. Look forward to:
Our parent company, Freiburg Kultour GmbH also operates as incomer and we are happy to arrange any additional services, such as tea & coffee breaks, lunch & dinner, accommodation or any other activities you can imagine. A service charge of €25,- per booked additional service will be applied.
All prices are in Euro and included VAT / Sales tax.
We accept payments by bank transfer or credit card. If you pay by credit card, there will be a surcharge of 3% in order to cover our additional costs.
No, at Breisach Kultour we not accept cash payments for any of our tours and services.
You can cancel your tour up to 72 hrs prior the tour FREE of charge. After this the full price will become payable.
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