Finding the best cycling routes in Europe can be tricky. There are so many to choose from that it can be quite overwhelming. That’s why we’ve put together a list of what are, in our opinion, the best long distance European cycling routes. We hope it will help you narrow down where you might want to travel next on your bike.
All the routes we’ve selected are
- in Europe, excluding the UK
- long-distance, which means they will take multiple days to ride
- possible on a road or gravel bike (you may prefer a gravel bike for comfort/flexibility and the option to fit panniers)
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There are currently 14 tips for cycling routes in Europe listed
- Bike routes around Brussels
Published by Bike.brussels
Our bike routes are the best means to discover our beautiful capital and its suburbs. In the mood for some exploring? Feel like making unforgettable memories with your friends? Here you’ll find everything you need.
- Most beautiful cycle routes in Europe
Published by Cycle-sos.co.uk
Europe boasts some of the world’s most beautiful cycle routes, through stunning natural landscapes, magnificent cities and places of cultural significance. The following list of routes and cycle paths journey past wonders of the world, through mountainous regions and along peaceful, leisurely roads so whether you’re new to cycling holidays and tours, or an experienced cyclist in search of a new path, take a look at our list of the ten most beautiful cycle routes in Europe.
- Best cycling destinations in Europe
Published by Europeanbestdestinations.com
Road biking and active holidays are becoming more and more popular. Many people are rediscovering the only sport that allows them to explore a region or a whole country while improving their physical condition. Europe offers endless possibilities, but it is not necessarily easy to know where to go and when. Here is a selection of destinations offering picturesque landscapes and the best conditions throughout the seasons for road cyclists. Many of these destinations are also popular with World Tour teams where they organize training camps under the sun to prepare for their season.
- 5 cycle paths across Brittany
Published by France’s tourism development agency
Free path for cyclists! Brittany celebrates cycling particularly well. The region will host four stages of the Tour de France starting in Brest. Let yourself be infected by cycling fever and explore Brittany on its 2,000 km long cycle paths.
- Holland Cycling Nation
Published by Holland.com
Thanks to the flat landscape, the mild climate, the short distances and the excellent infrastructure, Holland is the ultimate destination for cycling fans. It's safe, hassle-free, and fun! More than 37,000 kilometers of bike paths across the country are waiting for you. So if you want to see more of Holland then the bike is one of the best options.
- Cycling the Dutch Coastal Route
Published by Holland.com
The Dutch Coastal Route offers 610 km of pure enjoyment cycling past beautiful beaches and dunes, the Wadden Islands and seaside resorts. In short, it’s an endless journey of discovery on a bicycle along the coast.
- Cycling in Mallorca – Spain
Published by QR-SPOT.COM - BLOG
Mallorca attracts around 150,000 cyclo-tourists each year – a market estimated to be worth approximately €150 million annually. The warm climate and the variety of routes, from demanding climbs to moderate terrain, mean cyclists of all levels can enjoy the many wonderful scenic routes around the island.
- Cycling on Cyprus
Published by Visitcyprus.com
With perfect riding conditions and a myriad of designated routes to explore, there is no doubt that Cyprus is an island made for cycling! Hobbyists, enthusiasts and professionals will all equally enjoy the thrill of new discoveries, breathtaking backdrops, the favourable Mediterranean climate, challenging surfaces… and that true sense of freedom that cyclists can enjoy traversing across varied urban and rural areas.
- Cycling routes on Cyprus
Published by Mycyprustravel.com
Cyprus is an all-year destination with the perfect weather conditions for cycling enthusiasts. Cyclists love the island’s rugged character, which can go from rocky to clay and steep to flat, all within the space of 10 km. And while you will enjoy the feel of the balmy Mediterranean breeze through your hair, unlike other destinations, the island lacks strong headwinds, making it the ideal setting for exploration by bike!
- Brussels by bike
Published by Visit.brussels
Ten years ago, it still felt like a dream, but today we can say without hesitation: Welcome to Brussels, a city of cyclists! As cyclists are becoming increasingly ever-present on our streets, the bicycle industry is booming. You can see it in new infrastructure such as bicycle paths, bicycle parking lots, bicycle routes, bicycle-friendly hotels and many other facilities. Not to mention the dizzying array of tours and events...
- EuroVelo: The european cycle route network
Published by EuroVelo.com
EuroVelo is a network of 17 long distance cycle routes connecting and uniting the whole European continent. The routes can be used by cycle tourists as well as by local people making daily journeys. EuroVelo currently comprises of 17 routes totaling over 90,000km of cycling itineraries.
- Corfu Mountain Bike Tours
Published by Corfumountainbikes.com
Do you love biking, exploring and a little adventure on your holiday but not quite ready to tackle what corfu has to offer alone? No worries, our experienced guides will take you all across the beautiful terrain Corfu has to offer, at the pace that's right for you...
- 5 Reasons to Cycle in Provence
Published by Discoverfrance.com
Provence is divided into six departments all having several sites worthy of a visit, however cyclists particularly rave about the Vaucluse and Bouches-du-Rhone regions. Provence has something to offer any level cyclists, from the experienced die-hard to the weekend peddler, and here are a few examples...
- Island hopping in Croatia by bicycle
Published by Find-croatia.com
Croatian coast is dotted with numerous islands and therefore it is an ideal area to island hop with a bicycle. You can start from any point on the coast and use local ferries to visit nearby islands, get back to the coast and proceed as you wish. There are plenty of options to get on ferries and cycle along islands in any of the archipelagos...
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- The Euro – Currency Exchange in other world currencies
Published by Moneyconvert.net
The Euro is the official currency of the European Union in circulation since 1998, about 23 years. In addition, 38 other countries use this money, see the FAQ for more details. The euro is abbreviated by the currency code EUR by ISO:4217 standard, and sign € it's a symbol.
- Visa Information for European countries
Published by Visaguide.world
Travelling across Europe may require a visa for citizens of many countries. There are some countries that are a part of free-travel zone called the Schengen Area. To travel to states that are a part of this area you are required to get a Schengen Visa, which is a short term visa and is issued only for travelling and tourism purposes. For longer stays you are required to obtain a specific visa that is issued only by the host country...
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