Top 10 Biking/Cycling Vacations in Europe
Europe is perhaps the most cycled continent on earth. From the legendary routes of the Tour de France to the bicycle friendly streets of Holland, cycling culture has advanced far beyond anywhere else. Wildflower and farmland lined country roads and jaw dropping alpine climbs are the standard here.
- Italian Lakes District
Traverse the Alps along the Swiss/Italian border to Lakes Maggiore, Lugano and Como.
- Loire Valley, France
Pass chateaus and castles in the French countryside.
- Basque Country
Mountains and ocean views en route from Blbao to Biarritz.
- Minho Valley, Portugal
You’ll see more vineyards than tourists in this little known valley.
- Tuscany, Italy
Peddle through fields of sunflowers before breaking at rustic cafes for Zuppa Toscana and Chianti.
- Amsterdam and the Netherlands
Cycles outnumber cars, the land is flat, and the people are friendly.
- Czech Republic
Start in Prague and wind your way through 15th century hill towns.
- Spanish and French Pyrenees
Tour de France territory and steep Spanish climbs.
- Provence, France
Bike from scenic country town to scenic country town, stopping only for food and wine.
- Hardanger Mountains, Norway
Follow the Oslo-Bergen railway across Norway’s most spectacular hills.