Vosges

3 full day rides from our Base Camp, the perfect way to discover the Vosges Massif and adventure gravel riding.

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ABOUT THE DESTINATION

3 days / 3 nights - starting from 890 €

Welcome to the majestic world of the Vosges, where every path reveals a natural treasure! For 3 days, starting from La Bresse, you will set off to conquer the massif's secret tracks, directly from our base camp, accompanied by our local guide.

GravelUp's strengths:

  • An expert guide who will take you to discover their territory like no one else.

  • Carefully selected routes that combine sport, pleasure, and discovery on the most beautiful Spanish trails.

  • Comfortable accommodation and gourmet cuisine.

  • A support van: luggage transportation, technical assistance, refreshments.

  • The possibility to rent high-quality gravel bikes: muscular or electric.
    -> Check out our bikes

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One Percent for the Planet

By booking with us, you also do good for our planet!

A program 100% created by Gravel Up

From La Bresse, we're taking you on a 3-day gravel biking adventure to (re)discover this mountainous massif nestled between lakes and forests!

What to expect on the bike? 3 days of exploring the massif in a star pattern around our magnificent base camp. With a total of 150km and about 2000m of elevation gain, this stay is accessible to occasional cyclists looking to explore a territory on moderately difficult terrains. The spirit of the stay: no timing, no competition, "we leave together, we return together".

Base camp: Located 2km from the village of La Bresse, you will be welcomed and accommodated in a comfortable wooden chalet, right in the heart of the Vosges massif. You will appreciate the comfort and serenity that emanates from this magical place in a cozy and refined atmosphere. Beautiful evenings in perspective with a view of the mountains. Your hosts will be eager to introduce you to the history, local culture, and heritage surrounding them.

Beyond biking: our stays are not limited to gravel biking. We invite you to let go! Well-being moments – yoga, meditation relaxation – and meeting with a local beekeeper are on the program. You will explore picturesque villages and taste the local cuisine.

Date range:
April - october
Duration:
3 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
Daily distance:
40 - 60 km
Daily elevation:
800 - 1200M+
Difficulty:
2 / 5

GravelUp benefits

This is included

At the camp

  • Return transfer from Mulhouse train station
  • Accommodation 3 nights in a double or triple room
  • All food for the stay
  • A great welcome pack
  • A mechanic who will share his secrets with you

On gravel

  • A professional and local guide
  • Unique tracks designed by the GravelUp Team
  • Assistance and transportation van

Beyond gravel

  • Wellness activities - Yoga, meditation, relaxation
  • Visits to various historical and cultural sites
  • An evening of celebration
  • A community of enthusiasts

This is not included

  • Transportation from your home
  • Travel insurance for repatriation and civil liability
  • Personal drinks and other souvenir purchases
  • Anything not specified in "What's Included"
  • Gravel bike rental (supplement available)

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Our base camp

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Gravel trails along the White lake.

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Preparation & equipment

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Your Guide

You will be guided by Tim, a native of the Vosges who grew up walking the length and breadth of the Vosges massif.

Tim is passionate about their territory and is definitely the best person to help you discover this amazing region. He will make sure that you have an unforgettable stay and above all that you soak up as much as possible of this fabulous territory.

Spoken languages: French, English

He or she will make sure you are safe and will share with you various tips and tricks on how to ride the Vosgian trails.

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Base camp & destination manager

You'll be welcomed and accommodated in a comfortable log cabin in the heart of the Vosges mountains, near La Bresse. The chalets can accommodate between 6 to 8 people and feature an ideal living room and a large outdoor area to gather after a great cycling day and share a convivial moment. You will be sure to enjoy an evening with a view of the mountains.

On-site, in addition to your guide, you will be accompanied by our GravelUp destination manager. He or she will make sure you don't miss a thing, and provide all the logistics and support you need to make your stay the most enjoyable possible.

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Our bikes

We have both traditional and electric high end gravel bikes available to rent in Ventoux from our bike partner Origine.

Repeatedly voted Gravel Bikes of the Year, you can choose between the carbon framed Graxx (weighing only 8.1kg) or the Help eBike (not much more at 12kg). Both combine performance and versatility in a lightweight frame so that you can have faith your steed throughout the trip.

Price: €60/day for a non eBike, €80/day for an eBike.

Find out more about our bikes

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Physical preparation

This trip is suited for occasional cyclists.

This trip is for you if:

  • You engage in physical activity at least twice a week.

  • You are able to undertake bike rides of at least 4 hours (at a leisurely pace).

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How to get there ?

  • By car: Meet us directly at our Base Camp in La Bresse on Thursday evening at 8pm at the latest. Plan to end your stay on Sunday afternoon around 3pm.

  • By train: organized shuttle service from Remiremont station - contact us to confirm times in advance (plan to arrive at the end of the day). Plan to return on Sunday afternoon around 5pm.

As soon as you arrive in Remiremont, our teams will pick you up and take you directly to our base camp, where the disconnection can begin. Don't worry about a thing, we'll take care of everything!

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Great experience. Nice weekend to discover the Vosges Massif with a great organisation that was very careful for the riders ! The snacks, the meals, the local activities ... everything was well thought out. A great group life that really underpinned a superb weekend!

I would gladly go back with GravelUp to discover new spaces and new people. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to have a great cycling weekend!

Steven J. - June 2022

Steven J.

Great team, great organisation! The bikes rented are top of the range. We came to try gravel but we spent 4 days with friends having fun in beautiful landscapes. Special dedication to Loïc, our local guide/monitor, for making us discover his superb region!

Maxime N. - May 2022

Maxime N.

A unique opportunity to discover a new kind of cycling and a new territory. The local guide and the organisation put us at ease very quickly and made the trip very friendly and pleasant.

Olivier H. - June 2022

Olivier H.

Congratulations to the GravelUp team for this great trip! Everything was top notch, the setting, the atmosphere, the courses, the logistics, the little touches, and the team was really nice!

Mathieu M. - May 2022

Mathieu M.

Incredible experience, surpassing oneself, conviviality, nature, splendid landscapes, and with the GravelUp team taking care of everything. Ideal for a different kind of weekend with friends!

Julien A. - May 2022

Julien A.

Great experience with GravelUp, despite my beginner level. Great team, great atmosphere. A participant broke his chain - the technical team intervened and in 10 minutes we were back on the road.

Matthieu E. - May 2022

Mathieu E.

Great trip! Very well organised with a very timely route. A great discovery of a mountain range and its specificities with excellent professionals.

Jean-François D. - June 2022

Jean-François D.

Everything was perfect! The high quality bikes, the atmosphere, the food, the accommodation, the support during the day with the breaks in the middle of nowhere ... In short, a stay where you can take a lot of pleasure in the best conditions you can imagine!

Jean-Philippe K. - Juin 2022

Jean-Philippe K.

A great breath of fresh air, superb scenery, well-calibrated tracks, and attentive staff! Top Vincent B.

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Great experience with GravelUp despite my beginner level. Top team, superb atmosphere. A participant broke his chain, the technical team stepped in and within 10 minutes we were off again.

Matthieu E.

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Trip report of a bike adventure in the Vosges, a fantastic region of forest covered, dome shaped mountains and jaw dropping landscapes.

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GravelUp, our expeditions to discover Les Vosges on a gravel bike

Our team have come up with four expeditions to keep everybody happy, from regular social cyclists to bikepacking fanatics.

Between 2 and 7 days riding crisscrossing Le massif des Vosges on a gravel bike with a group of like minded riders will allow you find landscapes and views that will take your breath away. GravelUp takes care of everything during the trip, from carefully chosen accommodation to local meals and snacks ideal for a days riding.

It’s not just this care that makes our expeditions unique, its the local knowledge of our guides and the chance to visit local people and places that make for genuine and beautiful picnic spots and overnight stays. All that’s left for you to do is choose which of our trips to start with and get your gravel bike ready for an unforgettable adventure.

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