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Eurovelo Routes

Discover Europe by bike!

Welcome to the – the website for people interested in cycling in Europe.

EuroVelo is a network of 15 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 15 routes and it is envisaged that the network will be substantially complete by 2020. 

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Latest news

5 countries in 1 day – an inspiring cycle tour

On 22nd April 2016, Karsten Köhler completed a Solo-Bicycle-Tour from Gemmenich (Belgium) to Évrange (France), in which he visited five countries in a single day – a World Record at that time! Even though the route is not directly along one of our EuroVelo routes you can easily use the tour to combine EuroVelo 3 in Aachen with EuroVelo 5 in the South of Luxembourg.

Read more Feb 22, 2017

Attraverso l'Europa su una bici di nome Reggie

In 2010 the author and big cycling fan Andrew P.Sykes decided to cycle from his home in southern England to southern Italy to see a friend along the route of the Eurovelo 5. It was a memorable, if rather wet, summer and he subsequently wrote the popular travelogue 'Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie'. Now the book is also available in Italian and we like to share the introduction and a nice extract from his day in Pisa with you (in Italian).

Read more Jan 11, 2017

The Rhine Cycle Route EuroVelo 15 in 2017

2017 will be influenced by the 200th anniversary of the bicycle. When Karl von Drais made the first ride on his invention called “Laufmaschine” (literally “running machine”) on June 12, 1817 through Mannheim, a town along the Rhine Cycle Route EuroVelo 15, he laid the ground stone for a new era of mobility. In the meantime, the “Laufmaschine” has developed into a modern bicycle and has become a vital everyday mode of transportation for many people around the world. To celebrate this anniversary, many events will take place along the Rhine Cycle Route in 2017, especially in Baden-Wuerttemberg, the birth place of the bicycle.

Read more Dec 22, 2016

Your EuroVelo Moment 2016

From new cycling world records through a truly epic ride in the snow of Scandinavia - the EuroVelo cycle route network has seen magnificent moments throughout 2016. We would like to share the best EuroVelo moments of the year with you!

Read more Dec 16, 2016

EuroVelo 15: From the Upper Middle Rhine Valley to Rotterdam

Pete Martin, a fellow cyclist and author, has cycled most of the river routes throughout Germany and Austria. We would like to share with you an extract from his book "REVOLUTIONS: Wandering and wondering on a sabbatical year", in which he is writing about his cycling trip from the northern part of the Rhine between Neuwied (near Koblenz) to Widdig on his way to Rotterdam.

Read more Dec 19, 2016

Berlin to Copenhagen on Bike: A Tale of Two Countries

The EuroVelo7 is also know as the Sun Route, running from the tip of Norway in the Arctic, all the way to Malta in the Mediterranean. The section that runs between Berlin and Copenhagen is one of the most famous parts to the entire EuroVelo network. The freelance journalist Dan Cole was one of the 7,000 cyclists making this trip in 2016. On his personal blog 'An Englishman abroad' he describes his experience of the trip between the two capitals, on mostly purpose-built cycle paths that take you through forest, fields and small villages. Gain an insight and read further on, if you like.

Read more Nov 30, 2016