- Discover Europe by bike!
Welcome to the EuroVelo.com – the website for people interested in cycling in Europe.
EuroVelo is a network of 14 long distance cycle routes connecting and uniting the whole European continent. The routes can be used by cycle tourists as well as by local people making daily journeys. EuroVelo currently comprises of 14 routes and it is envisaged that the network will be substantially complete by 2020.
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- Latest news
The British travel writer Tim Moore has undertaken a number of bike-related challenges over the years, including cycling the entire route of the 2000 Tour de France and recreating the notoriously difficult 1914 Giro d'Italia, which he accomplished in period costume on a bike dating back to the same year. The resulting travelogues provide lots of humorous anecdotes and insights that all cyclists can relate to. For his latest adventure, Tim is going to be tackling EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail. All 10,400 km of it! And just to make it a little more challenging, Tim will not only be using an old GDR shopping bike but will also be starting the route (north of the Arctic Circle) in March! We interrupted his preparations to ask him a few questions about his upcoming trip.Read more Feb 25, 2015
Meet the Corbetts, they're an Australian couple who've decided to hit the road on their e-bikes. While they're at it they decided to try and smash the long distance world record. The diversity of the European landscape will certainly provide them with plenty of interesting distractions and the EuroVelo network provides the ideal base on which to discover it. Look out for them, they're coming to a bicycle path near you!Read more Feb 19, 2015
Planning a trip to the French Riviera? The Region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the South Eastern corner of France is an established tourism destination with lots to offer. It’s one of the gems in the crown of EuroVelo 8 – the Mediterranean Route. There’s a huge diversity of landscapes to see: from the Lavender hills of Provence to the ritzy coastal towns of Cannes and Nice via the vineyard lined foothills of the Alps. Check out these new cycle tour offers to see the best of what the region has to offer!Read more Feb 06, 2015
We caught up with Lisa Eldridge, travel writer and founder of the Girl about the Globe blog. She specialises in solo travelling and it was interesting to hear her take on what cycle-tourism has to offer female travellers. The traditional image of a cycle-tourist is typically that of a weather-beaten hairy man, battle-hardened by the hours of taking on the asphalt; however, Lisa demonstrates that cycling tourism is for everyone. Read on to find out how cycling can bring out the best of a holiday destination and can be done with a touch a class too!Read more Jan 26, 2015