The Rhine Ride


WED 14TH MAY - WED 28TH MAY 2014

GETTING THERE - Easyjet, Luton to Zurich, Midweek flights leaves at 11.30 arrives Zurich 16.00. Train from airport to Zurich HB (10 minute journey). Three trains to Andermatt. Arrived at 20.22.

DO NOT UNPACK YOUR BIKES! Plenty of time and space at Andermatt station to do this. On the trains it is classed as personal luggage if it’s bagged up. The last train to catch is from Goschenen to Andermatt (a 10 min journey) do not be tempted after a long days travelling to unpack your bikes and ride to Andermatt - the road is busy, bendy & dangerous.

THE ROUTE
In Switzerland the EV15 follows Swiss National Bike Route no. 2. Andermatt, Disentis, Chur, Rorschach, Schaffhausen, Zurzach, Basel.
France: Huningue, Ottmarsheim, Neuf-Brisach, Marckolsheim, Erstein, Eschau, Strasbourg, La Wantzenau, Gambsheim, Drusenheim, Sessenheim, Rœschwoog, Seltz, Munchhausen, Mothern, Lauterbourg.
Germany: The EV15 follows D-Route no. 8. Karlsruhe, Speyer, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim, Worms, Oppenheim, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Bingen, Rüdesheim, Boppard, Koblenz, Andernach, Bonn, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Xanten, Emmerich am Rhein.
The Netherlands: The EV15 follows a number of LF-routes. Millingen aan de Rijn, Arnhem, Utrecht, Rotterdam, Hoek van Holland


Day To kms
Wed 14 Andermatt  
Thurs 15 Day at Andermatt 96
Fri 16 Chur (Hostel JBN) Train to top of Oberalp Pass 98
Sat 17 Rorshach (hotel) 89
Sun 18 Rhein Falls (Youth. Hostel) 96
Mon 19 Rheinfelden (Hostel Rosa’s) 71
Tue 20 Mulhouse (Enzo Hotel) 87
Wed 21 Sundhouse (Gite) 77
Thurs 22 Drusenenheim (Hotel) Train Karlsruher - Mainz 60
Fri 23 Mainz (Youth Hostel) 66
Sat 24 St Goar (hostel Rhine Gorge) 80
Sun 25 Ramagen (hotel) 33
Mon 26 Kleve (City Hotel) Train from Bonn to Kleve 95
Tue 27 Culomborg (Chalet) Train to Hook of Holland - Ferry to Harwich.

 

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