In many European cities, cycling is a part of the culture. Riding a bike is an easy, affordable and healthy way of life. With this in mind, we sat down to pick our five favourite cities for cycling in Europe.
Cycling holidays aren’t just about miles in the saddle, our tours also feature lots to see and do along the way, with wonderful views to admire, regional cuisine to sample and local cultures to learn about.
In our latest roundup of Freedom Treks In The Press, we have Telegraph Travel’s 9/10 rating for our National Parks of Dalmatia Boat and Bike Deluxe tour, The Irish Times feature about our Danube River - 4 countries tour and National Geographic Traveller featuring our Family Lake Garda trip in their article about the best holidays that can be reached without taking a flight.
In June 2015, I enjoyed three fantastic days of cycling from Bolzano to Verona along the famous Via Claudia Augusta cycle route. This easy four night self-guided short break starts in the mountains and follows the Adige River downhill towards Lake Garda and finishes in the historic city of Verona.
“This really is the year I’ll make that change and stick to it.” If that sounds familiar, don’t worry as you’re not alone - it’s familiar to many of us here too! We start January with the best of intentions, resolutions keenly made to improve the mind, body or soul. The biggest challenge is often keeping them for the remaining 335 days of the year!