Eurovelo Routes

Discover Europe by bike!

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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

A day at the seaside- taking on the wild winds of EuroVelo 12

Many of our regular readers dream of taking several months’ break to take on a long distance cycle tour across Europe or even further afield. Here at ECF we do all do too, but unfortunately these opportunities only come along every so often. With the close proximity of EuroVelo routes to so many Europeans, however, adventure is never too far away; even if only for a weekend. Jesús and Ben from the EuroVelo team share their impressions of a one-day tour in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Read more Aug 25, 2014

1989 - 2014, A new section of EuroVelo 13 celebrates the first cracks in the Iron Curtain

Twenty five years ago the Pan-European Picnic was held, a multi-national demonstration celebrating the first holes being cut in the 'Iron Curtain' border fortifications between Hungary and Austria. To mark the anniversary of this occasion, the new itinerary for EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail has been signed with official EuroVelo signposting and was officially opened 19th August 2014.

Read more Aug 21, 2014

My Vélodyssée: Two weeks along the French Atlantic Coast

In June, Doug Corrie from the new National EuroVelo Coordination Centre for Ireland, the National Trails Office (run by the Irish Sports Council), cycled the French section of EuroVelo 1 – Atlantic Coast Route. Doug had managed to convince his Sunday morning bike ride buddy to join him for a week on what was part fact-finding mission and part holiday. We caught up with Doug on his return when he had had a chance to think about the lessons that Ireland could learn from the route.

Read more Aug 14, 2014

Adventure Cycling Association opens up North America to cycle tourists

Have you ever dreamed of riding a bicycle across the U.S.? Perhaps you’d rather cycle through New England in the autumn when the forests are ablaze with vibrant foliage or through America’s iconic Western landscapes? If you have, Adventure Cycling Association will help you achieve your dreams.

Read more Aug 13, 2014