- ALONG AND AROUND MONT VENTOUX
Anyone who follows cycling and/or cycles regularly themselves knows the Mont-Ventoux, and for many it is on the bucket list or has already been ticked off – whether several times or not. But what a lot of avid Ventoux cyclists don’t know is that the area around Mont Ventoux is also challenging and, above all, ...
- KUFSTEINERLAND A CYCLING REGION FOR EVERY LEVEL
The fortified town of Kufstein and its eight surrounding picturesque villages are located in the Austrian state of Tyrol. There, right on the border with the German state of Bavaria, road bikers will find a true cycling paradise.
- LEFT AND RIGHT OF THE ORANGE CANAL
Cycling along a canal can be a monotonous activity. Always going straight ahead and looking at infinity. In other words, making miles. Another option is to take the canal as your guide and see left and right how you can combine the useful with the pleasant while cycling.
- ON THE TRAIL OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
Just cross the border and immediately feel in another world? This is possible when you plan to cycle the more than 100 kilometers long “Fietsallee langs de Noordervaart” which runs partly through the Netherlands and partly through Germany. However you look at it, many things are just a little different in both countries. Whether that ...
- ON THE PEDALS FROM ENGLISH EXETER
We are moving to Exeter the capital of the county of Devon (also known as Devonshire) in southwest England. We are not doing so without intention because we will be cycling there. In advance we are briefed on the cycling possibilities in the region by people from Devon County Council. Of course they think their ...
- EVER CYCLED IN SOUTHERN MORAVIA?
It can be assumed with some certainty that many will answer this question in the negative. Others may wonder where to find this area on the map. Reason enough to go to the area south of the Czech city of Brno and then to the border region of the Czech Republic and Austria. A beautiful ...
- EXPLORING ALONG CANALS, RIVERS AND LOCKS
It is early November, the harvest is off the field and the fields have been plowed. The colors in the landscape are fading, but the beautiful skimming light of the low sun sets the scene for surprises. When you are in the circumstance of being able to spend a few days cycling in such an ...
- THE SEINE-MARITIME BIKE TOUR
A 325 km round trip bike ride in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region. That’s the area between Le Tréport, Le Havre and Rouen. The Tour of the Seine-Maritime offers cyclists the opportunity to discover the different landscapes of the region.
- THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CYCLING REGIONS IN CROATIA
If you want to enjoy the true beauty of nature, combine it with experiencing the ancient cultural and historical monuments and with the sun as your ally experience cycling along the exciting coastline, then Croatia is “the place to be.”
- DEVERBIEST ROUTE
In celebration of 400 years of Father Verbiest in 2023, the municipality of Pittem has revamped the already existing “Ferdinand Verbiest” bicycle route from 2010.
- SLOVENIA – UNKNOWN MAKES UNLOVED
As a travel writer you are always on the road making new discoveries. Visiting countries and regions you can write about. Sometimes close by, sometimes further away. The unknown keeps beckoning. What lies beyond the horizon? At the end of April, for example, we did some cycling kilometers in different parts of Slovenia and then ...
- MALTA AND GOZO A CHALLENGE FOR CYCLISTS
It’s October already. Back home, you already have to wear long pants and a long-sleeved vest on your bike. When an invitation arrives to come and explore a region with 26 to 27 degrees during this period, the choice is not difficult.
- VALENCIA – A PERFECT DESTINATION TO DISCOVER BY BICYCLE
Valencia, one of the most vibrant destinations in Europe, has a privileged location on the Mediterranean Sea. That both, the city and its surroundings, seem to have been created for cycling is something that many do not know.
- SUPREME GRAVEL ENJOYMENT IN TIROL
Along the German-Bavarian border from the Zugspitze to Lech, Füssen and Oberjoch, a new region has emerged for gravel lovers who want to push their limits: Gravel.Tirol brings together the gravel roads of the Tyrolean Ausserfern under one helmet.
- THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PART OF THE COSTA OF SPAIN
Beauty is a subjective concept and thus depends on various tastes. Yet there are certain things/beings/phenomena, which everyone agrees are the exceptions among all other beauties. For more than 30 years I have been traveling with the motorhome all over Europe. How many times the entire coastline of eastern and southern Spain was on the ...
- THE TANNHEIMER TAL
A cross-border cycling paradise with an extraordinary panorama: the Tannheimer Tal is not called “the most beautiful high valley in Europe” for nothing. The region, nestled between idyllic alpine meadows and steep mountain peaks, encourages cyclists to tough training sessions with magnificent views and diverse courses. In the Tannheimer Tal, people have always wanted to ...
- 10 YEARS OF VENNBAHN
The 10th anniversary of the Vennbahn was recently celebrated. Opened in 2013, the bicycle route between Aachen in Germany and Troisvierges in Luxembourg follows the route of the Vennbahn, a former railroad on the territory of Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg.
- Women Cycling Camp in the Allgäu
Mountains, lakes and cultural highlights. The Allgäu in Bavaria really has a lot to offer. Allgäu is a southern German region, between Ulm and the Bregenzerwald and between Lake Constance and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Racing bike fanatics in particular find a small paradise here thanks to the diverse landscape with its easy, medium and challenging routes. It ...
- A COMPLETE CYCLING VACATION ON THE COSTA BRAVA
Do you already have plans for new cycling adventures in the next few months of 2023? No? Then we have a great tip here!
- THESE ARE THE THREE MOST BEAUTIFUL CYCLING ROUTES IN FLANDERS ACCORDING TO VAB
On the website vabmagazine.be, mobility organization VAB allowed surfers to choose their favorite from among 10 cycling routes in Flanders. By far the most popular cycling tour was the Trappist route in and around Malle.
- GO CYCLING IN A SPECIAL REGION THAT OTHERS DON’T THINK ABOUT
With speed and adrenaline, it’s on the endless and low-traffic roads through beautiful Südsteiermark. The climbing and descending between vineyards, meadows and forest trails is as diverse as the culinary offerings. It quickly becomes clear: Südsteiermark is a secret tip for cyclists and gravel bikers. Small, fine and yet diverse and absolutely worth spending a ...
- THE THREE MOST BEAUTIFUL LAKE TOURS IN SALZKAMMERGUT
Everyone who goes on cycling vacations knows the blissful feeling of cycling in nature with water all around you. Sweating in the saddle with a view of the lake and the pleasant thought of cooling off in the water after your workout. All the cycling tours through the Salzkammergut region are definitely fantastic, but the ...
- ON THE ROAD ON THE PASSES AROUND SAN VIGILIO IN THE DOLOMITES
Do you like challenges, wide panoramas and lots of altimeters? Then South Tyrol is the place for you. The famous Three Peaks/Drei Zinnen/Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Marmolada and the Sella Group await you in the San Vigilio Dolomites. Take on the challenge over these mythical dolomite cols and follow in the footsteps of the greatest ...
- WITH THE RACE, GRAVEL OR MOUNTAIN BIKE IN THE ARIÈGE
The Ariège, at the foot of the Pyrenees, is a relatively unknown French department. Unknown’ is therefore not unloved, but certainly unspoiled! Once you have visited the region, you can’t get enough of its beautiful unspoiled nature, historic towns, castles, mountain rivers, peaks and lakes.
- SEASON START UNDER THE SOUTH TYROL SUNSHINE
Time to recharge the batteries a bit with some sun, fresh air and a good dose of adrenaline? Then Austria’s Tramin is the best tip you’ll have gotten today. Dolce Vita, vineyard tours, pass roads in the Mendola Mountains or the Kalterer Höhenweg. A pack of diverse and adventurous bike paths lead to the South ...
- THREE COUNTRIES IN ONE SPECTACULAR TOUR
Want to significantly expand the list of countries you’ve cycled through in no time? In Nauders at the Reschenpass you can quickly discover three countries in one go. Any cyclist who wants to see, feel, smell and discover more in one cycling vacation should put the Reschenpass on his bucket list.
- SPECTACULAR COASTAL ROADS CYCLING VACATION ALONG THE COAST IN EASTERN SARDINIA
Fantastic cycling conditions all year round, spectacular coastal roads and impressive mountain passes: in Sardinia you are on a cycling vacation right by the sea. Far from all the crowds, the extraordinarily beautiful Mediterranean island surprises with its Caribbean-looking bays, mountain ranges, quiet roads and vast valleys.
- AUVERGNE, A FORGOTTEN PART OF FRANCE?
France remains a favorite destination for the Belgian and Dutch (and many other nationalities) vacation cyclist. In 2017, we tried in May to book a cycling vacation in July or August (then we don’t have to look after the grandchildren) in the Auvergne region. Unfortunately, all of our desired locations were fully booked for that ...
- THE LONGEST BICYCLE BRIDGE IN EUROPE
The biggest, the longest, the widest of anything, we usually want to check out. It’s just a little different from the rest and it raises questions. Is it really as special as it is indicated? Do you really have to have seen it or can you just wait and see when you happen to be ...
- AGUILAS – ENJOY AN UNPARALLELED SLICE OF SPAIN ON AND OFF THE BIKE!
Aguilas is located in the southernmost point of the Costa Calida, a 250-kilometer coastline that literally means “warm coast.” Thanks to the Mediterranean subtropical climate of this region, you can enjoy the sun here 320 days a year with temperatures between 17 and 32 degrees. No better climate and conditions for cycling.
- LANDAL CASTLE DOMAIN THE CAUBERG: THE CYCLING PARK OF THE NETHERLANDS
Professional cycling teams regularly stay here for training periods, Tom Dumoulin cycled his virtual Amstel Gold Race from a vacation home, several famous cyclists have their own street on the park and since last year a world cycling champion also lives here.
- SÜDSTEIERMARK – ALWAYS AN ADVENTURE
Südsteiermark or South Styria is an absolute hidden Austrian gem and a golden tip we give to cyclists: small, fine and yet so versatile and interesting. The tours run in all directions. From delightful tours for enjoyers through the vineyards through day trips in the Styrian volcano country to trips in the West Styrian mountain ...
- THE COSTA DAURADA MUCH MORE THAN A SURPRISING CYCLING VACATION
The Costa Daurada has over 2,000 km of fantastic asphalt roads with little traffic, ideal to enjoy on your bike and discover spectacular landscapes. If you want to cycle in the sun, over mountains and/or along the coast and with all possible leisure facilities for the whole family, then you should consider the Costa Daurada. ...
- Trails and tours around Kronplatz in South Tyrol
The opportunity to discover a world natural heritage site on a mountain bike rarely arises. In the Dolomite communities of San Vigilio and San Martin, however, this is no problem. They lie between the natural parks “Fanes-Sennes-Prags” and “Puez-Geisler”, both of which have been declared UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites.