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
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Cycling tourism in Brandenburg

Cycling through the mountains

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Rhein Bicycle Route in Switzerland

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Cycling bridge in Val Rendena

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Drava Cycling Route in Austria

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EuroVelo cycling routes

Baltic Sea Coast cycling route
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Cycling through the Burgundy vineyards
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Cycling in South Tyrol, Italy
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Advection fog over the Baltic Sea
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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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Cycling tourism in Brandenburg
Burgundy by bike
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Cycling by the sea

Cycling route near Krynica Morska on the Vistula Spit

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Spectacular tunnel over the Hardangerfjord

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Black moonlit landscape on route F225 in Iceland

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Scenic R10 route on the Vistula Spit

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Rail-to-trail cycling routes

Schlitz: the city of five castles in Germany
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Mists over the Liptov Basin
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Bicycle route number 10 around Karvina in the Czech Republic
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Cycling path before Polczyn-Zdroj
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