Ride the Alps 2017

Keeping the Tradition Rolling On! 

After ten years of our annual military motorcycle rally sponsored by Military Auto Source, this year we keep the tradition rolling on. Hike your leg over your ride and discover the most scenic roads in Bavaria. Rumble through Bavarian villages, breathtaking mountain passes, and endless vistas where the road varies as much as the local languages. After the ride, join fellow bikers in friendly (new) competitions, parties, live entertainment and traditional Bavarian fest. Over 380 bikers from all over Europe joined us last year. 




Package prices includes the following:

  • Two adults in a standard room. Check in Friday / check out Sunday. 
    (extra fee for additional riders in the room). Stay extra days and ride all the amazing routes through the Alps! 
  • Friday Night Party - Live Music and American BBQ Buffet
  • Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning at Market Station (2 adults)
  • Sunday photograph with your bike
  • Poker Run Entry
  • Rider Patch
  • Saturday Biker fest, games, music, prizes, all you can eat buffet

Double occupancy in a standard room for two nights and everything above: 
$396 E1 - E6 , $476 All other ranks

See photos from last year's rally > 


Vacation Village Guests (CAMPING OR CABINS) or Non-Resort Guests
Guests looking to sleep under the stars can stay at the campground or reserve a vacation cabin. The vacation village is located just on the other side of the river. Please call to reserve and mention you are interested in participating in the Ride the Alps event. Tickets are available for the rally on Friday evening at the rally registration desk. There is one price to participate in the events. For vacation village or non-resort guests, please call our vacation planning center and inform them you would like to attend the event so we know how many riders to prepare for.

Rally package includes:

  • Friday Biker Fest
  • Sunday photograph with your bike
  • Poker Run Entry 
  • Rider Patch
  • Saturday all-American Biker fest, games, Buffet and More

$75 per adult.


Note: For those bringing children. Please inform our vacation planning staff when making your reservation. Children are charged separately $7.95 for the buffet each night. Children under 17 stay free in the room. If we have enough children, we can schedule a special Kids Night Out evening program to allow you and your spouse the opportunity to enjoy the festivities.

The 2017 Poker Route
The poker run route hasn't been determined. But we have so many amazing roads to choose from it will be a great one. 
Here are some recommended rides in the area. Many of the riders arrive early and stay later to make other rides in the area. 

Recommended Ride 1 - The Kuhtai Saddle.
Recommended Ride 2 - Tannheimer Tal.
Recommended Ride 3 - Leutasch Tal.

To view a previous year's poker run route, click here.


We suggest using a personal e-mail address:

(ako, af.mil, .mil accounts may have issues receiving our correspondance)

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If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort authorized patrons include the following personnel (subject to stipulations on the RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE). Active-duty military members in EUCOM, military retirees (click here for details), military reservists in EUCOM, national guardsmen in EUCOM, current Department of Defense civilian employees assigned to EUCOM, foreign military currently on orders assigned to a U.S. military installation and the family members of authorized patrons. NATO military members with a USAREUR installation pass and AE FORM 600-700 are eligible to stay at the Edelweiss Resort.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort patronage is governed by Department of Defense Instruction 1015.10 (Programs for Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation). A room reserved with multiple sponsors should be reserved based on the highest ranking sponsor. Guests with both retired and civilian status living in Europe, must reserve based on the civilian rank. Room rates may change upon check-in based on sponsors rank. Eligible guests can sponsor additional rooms for non-eligible guests. *For a complete eligibility listing, please read RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.