Cycling route in the Netherlands along the flood barriers
Cycling Thread > Netherlands > Friesland

To the kingdom of bicycles - the Netherlands - we arrived at the final stage of our European journeys with Interrail tickets. However, we did not go to explore Dutch cities like Amsterdam, The Hague, or Rotterdam. Our goal was the serene north of the country: the extraordinary Wadden Sea and two northern provinces of the Netherlands - Friesland and Groningen. The capital of the latter - the city of Groningen - ranks first in the Netherlands in terms of bicycle share in urban transport! Spending… [» read more]

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Burgundy by bike
Cycling tourism in Brandenburg
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Cycling through the mountains

One of the top-ranked beauties and popular cycle routes in Europe is the Alpe-Adria bike route. Austrians call it the Alpe-Adria… [»]

Cycling bridge in Val Rendena

Nearly five hundred kilometers on a bike, four alpine passes, including two off-road, hundreds of ciaos and salves exchanged with… [»]

Drava Cycling Route in Austria

The Drauradweg cycling route is one of only four routes in Europe to receive the highest rating - five quality stars - from the… [»]

Bicycle Lakes Route in Switzerland

"Switzerland from a postcard" - this is how the official website describing Swiss cycling routes depicts the Lakes Route and its… [»]

EuroVelo cycling routes

EuroVelo 10 route in Western Pomerania
EuroVelo 10 bicycle route in Poland: Velo Baltica in Western Pomerania ✔️

EuroVelo 10, the international cycling route circling the Baltic Sea, is the most renowned bike route in Poland. Western… [»]

Baltic Sea Coast cycling route
Baltic Sea Coast Route. Cycling EuroVelo 10 in Germany

When the inauguration of the Polish section of the EuroVelo 10 Baltic Sea Coastal Route began in Gdańsk, we saw it as a fantastic… [»]

Advection fog over the Baltic Sea
EuroVelo 10 in Pomerania: cycling along the Baltic Sea coast

More adventurous - that's the briefest way to describe the EuroVelo 10 bike route along the Baltic Sea in Pomerania, especially… [»]

Cycling on Latvian EuroVelo routes
Latvia for summer: Latgale and the Latvian Baltic Coast

The Baltic States - Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia - are often associated by the older Polish generation with an uninspiring… [»]

Bicycle inspirations

Drauradweg near the city of Völkermarkt
Cycling Thread > Netherlands > Friesland

Bicycle tourism in Europe ranks among the most popular ways to spend leisure time. In most European countries, long-distance cycling routes are situated on comfortable and safe bike paths, well away from motor vehicle traffic. In other areas, cycling tourists make use of public roads with limited access and various other surfaces suitably prepared for biking. Discover our best cycling trips across Europe - these are ready-made suggestions for spending cycling holidays or a few days off on… [» read more]

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Burgundy by bike
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Cycling by the sea

Spectacular tunnel over the Hardangerfjord

Our cycling expedition to Norway began in May with the purchase of "just in case" flight tickets to Bergen. Then, we… [»]

Cycling route near Krynica Morska on the Vistula Spit

After the excellent cycling routes that southern Poland has boasted in recent years, northern Poland has now received a new and… [»]

View of Gudhjem

A journey of over 100 kilometers to Bornholm transports the Polish cycling tourist into a different culture. On this Danish… [»]

Black moonlit landscape on route F225 in Iceland

Our bicycle expedition to Iceland surprised us as much as Wizz Air's announcement of a new route from Gdansk to Keflavik took… [»]

Rail-to-trail cycling routes

Schlitz: the city of five castles in Germany
Hessen Railway Cycle Route: the German land of extinct volcanoes

Unused railway lines are eagerly repurposed by many regions in Europe for new cycling routes. Germany leads in transforming… [»]

Mists over the Liptov Basin
The Tatra Mountains Cycling Route: nature, history and culture

The cycling route around the Tatra Mountains holds a significant place in the hierarchy of achievements for most Polish cyclist-… [»]

The Blue Velo route in Western Pomerania
Blue Velo and the Western Pomeranian Lakelands Route: cycling in Western Pomerania

Western Pomerania is another Polish region investing in cycling tourism. On disused railway lines, the first segments of the over… [»]

Cycling through the Burgundy vineyards
France by bike: cycling through the vineyards of Burgundy

Last year's journey along the Loire River bike route left us with fond memories of cycling tourism in France. So, we decided to… [»]