tours in Europe are ready for cycling!
the traditionally popular bike
tour countries, mainly Austria
and Germany, you
now go by bicycle in countries that
decades were concealed behind the Iron Curtain:
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
and Poland. Since the fall
countries, too, have been discovering
of cycling. Recently a large number of
trails have sprung up,
becoming worthy competition for popular bike
such as the Danube Trail from Passau
offers both the traditional
as well as bike tours in
countries whose cyclo-tourism boom is yet
The basic categories of Top bicycle tours
in Europe are based on the
difficulty of the route:
From Vienna to Prague
(Austria - Czech Republic)
only 1 or 2 easy days; the rest of the route is challenging
of terrain: several highland
or mountain ranges to be crossed during the tour, with long, steep climbs. The
route is suitable for well-trained
recreational cyclists or accomplished sports enthusiasts, who will enjoy the
very difficulty of the terrain.
the bike tour is evenly distributed over
hilly terrain and less demanding flat parts;
1 or 2 more challenging
days of ascents and
descents (crossing a
mountain range), the
route can be managed by
recreational cyclists who
ride regularly at home.
tour follows a course of a river,
usually downstream; the terrain profile is almost
level, the route can be easily traveled by beginner
are bike tours in Europe a good choice?
Europe is rich in history and culture, we collect information for the
Top bicycle tours in Europe
2. Europe is offering modern facilities and sophisticated services.
3. Its compact dimensions are well suited for cycling tours – distances between
be easily covered by bicycle.
4. It offers a well-balanced mix of features for every traveler – architecture
natural scenery, medieval castles, fairytale-like palaces,
traditional cuisine, quaint little
cafes, and more.
5. Drivers are accustomed to cyclists and respect them, which, in combination
with a very
thick network of well-surfaced backroads, creates ideal
conditions for biking.
6. Moreover, visitors to Central Europe benefit from an excellent price/value
bicycle tours in Europe
– surfaces you will encounter
bicycle tours follow a solid surface (tarmac), and
suited for a hybrid bike.
a few short
sections go over easy
terrain with fine gravel surface. For this reason
a road bike. In Central Europe there is a dense
roads ideal for cycling.
The surface is of
good quality and there is
3rd class roads or special cycling trails,
Austria and Germany.
cyclist should cross a busy road, the
warn you of the situation.
bicycle tours in Europe - daily sections
The average riding distance per day is about 50
km / 32 miles. We don’t recommend
exceeding 70 km / 45 miles per day. There is not enough time then
to see noteworthy
sites, which would be a great shame. Our desire
is to offer a balanced tour, with ample
time for you to absorb
what’s going on around you and to relax.
tours in Europe - Trento Bike Pages.