Best cycling destinations in Europe
1. The Dalmatian Coast
Cycle the Dalmatian Coast
from Split to Dubrovnik and experience medieval towns, fishing villages and vineyards, framed by a mountainous backdrop on one side and the glittering Adriatic Sea on the other. Island hop to Hvar with its Venetian old town and ascend past lavender fields to enjoy far reaching views across the island.
2. Murcia, Southern Spain
Cycle Southern Spain – Murcia
, and you’ll experience a peaceful ride through a varied semi-desert landscape. From the oasis-like almond and apricot orchards in Cieza to Caravaca de la Cruz, one of the world's five Holy Cities according to the Vatican. Passing through the arid Ricote Valley you’ll see typical whitewashed Moorish villages. Reward yourself and refuel on delicious Spanish food and wine.
3. Puglia, the ‘heel’ of Italy
Starting at the imposing Castel del Monte with dramatic views over the Alta Murgia National Park, our Cycle Puglia
route takes you through this sun-drenched region along gentle winding roads and past ancient dwellings. Sample the superb Pugliese cuisine along the way with cheeses from the local caseificio
. Visit a family-run bakery and sample many of the local wines.
4. Algarve, Portugal
Boasting stretches of wild, golden beaches and serene coves just waiting to be explored, the Algarve is a real highlight when cycling Portugal
. This picturesque south coast region is home to quaint historical villages, with plenty of unspoilt white-washed streets and well-preserved architecture to discover.