You’ve been biking in the neighborhood and nearby town, and now, you’d like to take things to a new level by cycling from a new destination while on holiday.
One of the best way to know the terrain of any travel destination is by cycling. This is a sport that suits everybody, old or young and irrespective of whether they are sporty or not.
Below are the 10 best cycling holidays destinations:
60 miles to the northwest of Barcelona is Gerona, and is the most preferred European region for skilled cyclists. The area has wonderful roads, good climate, and mixed terrain, and when you ride along this area you have the chance of crossing paths with a number of the world’s most known cyclists.
Leisurely Loire, France
Are you travelling to France for a holiday and you are wondering about a good activity? Leisurely Loire is the place to be. Here you will ride along shadowy woodlands and peaceful country lane routes which will give you the chance to explore the area’s stunning gardens and several magnificent chateaux, in addition to a few medieval, preserved towns.
Costa Rica, America
For adventurous and exotic riders, the volcanoes and rainforests of Costa Rica are ideal for holiday cycling. You will ride through national parks where you can have a glance at a capuchin monkey or tapir, and to volcano craters as you view both the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. This wildlife rich pocket of Central America will also give you a chance to enjoy some white-water rafting. If your desire is to go for a holiday in Central America with and you would like to have fun cycling, Costa Rica is the ideal place to visit.
Orchard and Olive Groves, Spain
Barcelona is a great touring destination if you are a cyclist. Many professional cyclists have even made the region their home. Apart from the Gerona, we have the Olive and the Orchard Groves on the northeast for younger cyclists. The Catalunya region provides great rural roads for a fun cycling holiday. As you wend your way through the picturesque orchards, the olive groves and fishing ports, you will agree that this is a heavenly place.
Austria’s Monasteries and Castles
Along Austria’s most picturesque stretches, the Wachau Valley, on the mighty Danube. The region features several delightful attractions to explore as you cycle through apricot orchards, vineyards and beyond the Benedictine castles and abbeys.
France's Emerald Coast
Another great holiday destination in France, and if cycling is among the top activities you have decided to do, then you can do it on the Emerald Coast. This region is excellent for cycling. You can be sure you will not fail to have a once-in-a-lifetime cycling experience. Be aware that there are one or two steep areas, so if you want a challenge, then that is certainly something to look forward to.
Forest and Ferries, England
As you ride along the New Forest National Park and explore its wilderness, this delightful and majorly traffic free route will give you an amazing cycling experience. Once or twice, you can stop at the middle of the park and enjoy seeing various wild animals. From there, you can you can link to Yarmouth for a journey to the Isle of Wight.
Fjords and mountains, Norway
If you can spend some more bucks on a holiday, then Norway is a perfect choice for your cycling holiday. The country’s Lofoten Islands in the extreme north give a hard-to-believe scenic and mostly flat way for exploration of Fjords. The old navies’ road on the mainland is a magnificent, majorly downhill route that will leave you mesmerized for years. Since this is mountainous terrain, you will want to have the right gear. Check out this helpful buyers’ guide if you’re looking to get bike.
Hadrian’s Wall, United Kingdom
Enjoy one of the United Kingdom’s most amazing countrysides by taking a ride along Hadrian’s Wall. You will pass homesteads and chester forts as you ride from coastx to coast along the ancient Roman Empire’s outer fridge. The magnificent views of these sites will create memorable experiences.
Kasbahs and Nomads, Morocco
Want a better place than ride in the high Atlas Mountains Berber heartland? Then Morocco is the place for a cycling holiday! After the traditional villages (the Kasbahs, you can take a camel trek to one of Sahara’s Nomad camps and get a chance to explore the Marrakech souks.
And there you have it! 10 holiday destinations that you should definitely visit for cycling holidays.