Cycling holidays are a very common practice in Europe and are slowly gaining ground in other countries around the world as well. Cycling is an environmentally friendly, adventurous and relaxing way to spend your holidays. There are so many families who opt for this type of vacation without necessarily being athletes or cyclists. Imagine the thrill and fun of preparing your bikes and spending your holidays in the saddle, with friends or family, grinding kilometres and enjoying breathtaking views.
Here is a list of few cycling destinations that are fun to be in:
When you think of cycling, France is always going to spring to mind. With the Tour de France capturing the imaginations of cyclists of all classes, cycling holidays in France make for a natural choice. The country is cycle friendly and of course the scenery is stunning.
2. New York, USA.
The city has created more than 300 km of cycle paths in recent years. You can ride your bicycle and follow the bike path to Shore Road Park and explore the Central Park of Manhattan before crossing the famous Brooklyn Bridge.
It offers a combination of relaxation and adventure. You can choose from several routes for your bicycling holiday. Praslin, the second largest island of Seychelles offers a circuit along the north coast along one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is an ideal solution for those who want to add a touch of adventure to their romantic holidays in Seychelles.
4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Cyclists in Brazil can move around easily in Rio de Janeiro, thanks to the fairly secure network of pathways that are separate for cycles and automobiles. An ideal route that can be followed starts from the picturesque beach of Ipanema to the Garden of Allah to Rodgrigo de Freitas lagoon culminating at the tropical ecological park of Catacumba.
5. Amsterdam and Brussels.
Brussels, the capital of the Kingdom of Belgium and Flanders consists of several small neighborhoods and charming villages. Amsterdam is a city between tulip fields and the North Sea with canals and tall houses, museums, flat terrain and many trails.
These two European capitals have an extremely bicycle friendly atmosphere. Both the cities offer a rental service and the number of bicycles in Amsterdam are greater in number than the residents themselves.
6. Gran Canaria, The Canary Islands.
This amazing island with a variety of landscapes is a cycling paradise that offers you to explore itself on a bicycle. You can discover its wide open spaces, vast sandy beaches, green valleys, subtropical forests and magnificent dunes quite comfortably leisurely cycling across the island.
7. Rabac, Croatia.
The town of Rabac, located on the eastern coast of Istria, Croatia, is one of the best cycling destinations due to its nature trails on land ranging from easy to moderately difficult to challenging. You can enjoy a 30-60 km long path through seaside towns and historic sites such as the “Town of Labin”.
Remember to show interest in the local customs, food and culture as you cycle around the villages and unexplored places. The travelers on bicycles are the most respected ones on the planet, you just need to strive a little to understand the local traditions with a small dose of humility.
With the above tips, you are all set to have adventurous and comfortable cycling holidays. So, why is the delay? Get a trendy mountain bike that is designed for expeditions and plan your next vacations to be cycling holidays.