We’ll head straight to the « Route des Crêtes » (ridge route) for this 5 days journey in the Hautes-Vosges. Built during the First World War, we will explore around this route taking us through typical Vosges landscapes with jaw dropping views to boot.


Join a group of 10 people to live a unique experience. Bring your bike or rent ours (extra charge). Electric gravel bikes available too.

Don't have a gravel bike yet or don't want to travel with one? You can rent one directly from us:

  • 240 euros for a muscular gravel bike

  • 320 euros for an electric gravel bike

Possibility to privatise the group from 8 people - contact us for more information.

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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

Come and explore the Vosges mountains on a Gravel bike by crossing the blue line of the Vosges!

Near the town of "La Bresse", we will meet you in the heart of the Vosges forest for the start of this 5-day adventure between lakes, fir trees and other secrets of the territory. (Re)discover this mountainous massif with those who make its authenticity!

You will meet, from Wednesday afternoon, the people with whom you will share strong moments throughout this journey. Our guide will help you to get to know our Gravel bikes and will give you precious riding tips. The goal is for you to be as comfortable as possible while enjoying the scenery.

Between anecdotes and moments of sharing, enjoy a peaceful moment in the company of your hosts in a friendly environment rich in discovery.

Summer and winter alike, the Vosges Massif is a true paradise for lovers of the great outdoors and the great green. On the program: "Canadian" forests, invigorating pure air, blueberries and wild lakes. The Vosges is the promise of regeneration. From the route des crêtes, a tightrope between the Vosges and Alsace that crosses the Ballons des Vosges regional park, we have prepared the itinerary for your next road trip in the Hautes-Vosges.

It's not just about seeing life in the Vosges ... but rather living it!

Date range:
April - october 2023
5 days / 4 nights
Daily distance:
50 - 80 km
Daily elevation:
1000 - 1500M+
6 / 10

Gravel Up benefits

This is included

At the camp

  • A mechanic who will share his secrets with you
  • Accommodation 4 nights in a double or triple room
  • All food for the stay
  • A great welcome pack

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)

The beautiful Munster Valley, just before jumping back in the heart of the Vosges. Anyone for a cheese break ?

Preparation & equipment


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

State certified for bike guiding (BPJEPS), he/she will make sure you are safe and will share with you various tips and tricks on how to ride the Vosgian trails.

Muscular Gravel Bike

Ride on the Graxx, the carbon Gravel bike from the French brand Origine that combines performance, versatility, and lightness (only 8.1kg).

At ease on the road as well as on paths, the Graxx filters terrain imperfections through suspension tuning. Coupled with a comfortable and secure geometry and generous tire sections, it allows for engaging routes to be undertaken safely.

Price of the rental on this trip: 100 EUR (to be paid at the time of online booking).

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eGravel bike

On this destination you will be able to ride the eGravel HELP from the French brand Origine.

The Help is one of the most sporty and lightweight electric Gravel bikes that exists. It is the ideal bike for your off-road adventures, with a reduced weight that allows for transport in any circumstance. This bike retains the dynamic qualities of a muscular gravel, with its battery incorporated inside the diagonal tube for a total weight of only 12 kilograms.

Price of the rental on this trip: 140 euros to be paid at the time of online booking).

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Physical preparation

To get the most out of this expedition, we recommend that you practice an endurance sport such as jogging, swimming or cycling several times a week. Having already done long bike rides of at least 4 hours will allow you to feel more comfortable and better enjoy the breathtaking landscapes you will cross. At least 2 days in a row of cycling experience is a plus.

Use of automatic pedals is mandatory, ability to maneuver the bike on all types of terrain and good braking technique.

How to get there ?

  • By train : Mulhouse train station

  • By car : Meet us directly at our base camp at La Bresse.

As soon as you arrive, our teams will take care of you and drive you directly to our base camp where the beyond biking experience takes its full meaning. The disconnection can begin, do not worry about anything, we take care of everything!

On your first day, we will meet you at 3pm. And for the last day, plan a departure from our base camp at 12pm.

Any questions?

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Superb experience in the Vosges with a great team. A flawless organisation, an idyllic setting and a great discovery of gravel. A must for all lovers of cycling and beautiful nature!

Xavier B. - June 2022

Bravo GravelUp for the impeccable execution! The destination is crazy, the environment extraordinary, but it's your sense of organisation down to the last detail and the gravel spirit you carry that makes the difference. Well done, the adventure has just begun.

Cyril F. - June 2022

Top team for a discovery of the Vosges in Gravel, invested, professional, and with the smile every morning!

Bertrand D. - May 2022

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

Article written by Nathan.


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

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

Between 3 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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