Cycling Holiday Destinations
When it comes to choosing a cycling holiday destination, the options are endless – there is no better way to explore a country than on two wheels. Cycling provides the opportunity to experience more of the local culture; in most countries cyclists are received by the locals with warmth and curiosity. Not to mention nature and stunning scenery – riding on bike allows you to smell the air, feel the wind and hear the sounds, these are sensory experiences that are often missed when travelling by car or bus.
Destinations – Where to go?
This has to be one of the most cycle friendly places in the world – the birthplace of the bicycle itself, the world famous Tour de France and much more. Europe offers something for all cycling enthusiasts, regardless of their ability – from city exploring, river valleys, endless coastlines, mountainous regions to peaceful woodlands. Cycling holidays allow the rider to cross over borders and experience multiple cultures and languages.
A classic cycling holiday destination – France offers well established cycle paths, beautiful diverse scenery, good cycling accommodation and last but not least, incredible food!
For those seeking wild adventures, Spain is definitely a great option, offering beautiful landscapes, mountains and coastline.
There is much to see in Italy, with its stunning views and diverse landscape. Explore the historical region of Tuscany or visit the idyllic coastline of the Sicily.
River Valleys – The River Rhine and The River Danube
Both famous river valleys offer excellent cycling opportunities and for those wanting a flat ride, this is the ideal opportunity.
The UK & Ireland
There is so much to see right here on our doorstep in the UK – for the ultimate challenge take up the famous Land’s End to John O’ Groats end to end tour. This tour takes the fittest riders all the way from the southern tip of Cornwall all the way to the North of Scotland. Ireland has its own version with the Irish end to end, from Mizen Head to Malin Head allowing riders to soak up the beautiful scenery as well as the Irish spirit.
Choose from Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan or Cambodia.
Our Asian cycling holiday destinations will take you to some of the most unforgettable places in the world – untouched locations with simply jaw dropping scenery. Experience warm hospitality, ancient cultures, remote historical towns and villages, temples, monasteries and of course the spectacular views of the Himalayas from Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. Cambodia allows the opportunity to visit the famous Ankor Wat Temple complex with its majestic soaring towers and intricate carvings.
The vast expansive African continent offers much diversity; however, our chosen cycling destination is in South Africa – the iconic garden route, running parallel along the southern most coastline of the continent. The garden route starts in Cape town – renowned for its magnificent Table Top mountain, following all the way to Port Elizabeth. This is definitely a cycling paradise, providing the opportunity to see amazing scenery and wildlife, as well as experiencing South African culture.
Where to start in this enormous country when contemplating a cycling holiday, can be a challenge in itself. Following extensive research, Bike Adventures have perfected a stunning route providing prolific diversity stretching 1400 miles from the tropical city of Brisbane, all the way to Melbourne, located in the south east of the country. Australians are laid back and friendly, and this spectacular tour provides the opportunity to experience the wonders of three states – Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Another cycle friendly location with tremendous scenery, our tour stretches over both North and South Island through volcanic springs, lakes, stunning coastline and mountainous coastline. A beautiful place to visit!
There is more than enough diversity in this expansive land – for those seeking guaranteed sunshine, the Florida Loop takes riders from the sub-tropical Keys all the way to the colonial city of St Augustine. Our New England tour allows riders to experience the autumn colours of the fall from the Canadian Border, all the way to Philadelphia. For the ultimate challenge, designed only for the fit, the Pacific tour takes riders all the way along the length of the US – from the Canadian border all the way to the Mexican border. An incredible trip with amazing scenery and wildlife.