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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

Crossing Europe by Bike: Richard's bicycle tours across Europe

Over the past four years Richard Resch from Austria has cycled several of the EuroVelo Routes. He has published illustrated books based on his travels, including his most recent trip from Scotland to Athens on the EuroVelo Routes 6,12, 5 and 8. In the following interview, we ask Richard about his travels and the experiences he had during his journeys to date.

Read more Aug 07, 2017

Experiences along the Rhine Cycle Route for the whole family

The Rhine Cycle Route EuroVelo 15 follows the Rhine and its 1.233 km from its source in the Swiss Alps to its outlet in the Dutch sea. It passes four countries and unique landscapes. Sights and activities for the whole family complete the offer for visitors of one of the largest rivers in Europe.The “Family tour Lake Constance” between Rorschach and Romanshorn in Switzerland is the perfect route to enjoy a relaxed trip with the whole family.

Read more Aug 03, 2017

Special Exhibition "Balancing acts - 200 years of Cycling" opened in the Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum

2017 is the 200th anniversary of the bicycle. 200 years ago, on June 12, 1817, Karl von Drais made the first ride on his invention called “Laufmaschine” (literally “running machine”) through Mannheim, a town along the EuroVelo 15- Rhine Cycle Route. With this first ride on the dandy horse , the foundation for the bicycle, one of the most popular means of transportation until this day, has been laid. To celebrate this anniversary, many events take place. One of these events is the special exhibition “Balancing acts - 200 years of Cycling”, which opened recently in the Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum in Munich.

Read more Jul 27, 2017

Sunderland2Sofra - Crossing Europe by Bike on the EuroVelo Routes

This summer, Ian and Caz embarked on an exciting journey from their hometown Sunderland in the UK to their vacation home location Dalyan, in Turkey. Read more about their adventures and experiences in this article.

Read more Jul 14, 2017

EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Cycle Route Summer Photo Contest

It’s time for the EuroVelo 15- Rhine Cycle Route Summer Photo Contest, again! Last year Arturo Martinez from Spain won the EuroVelo 15- Rhine Cycle Route tourist package by sharing his cycle holidays´ picture with us. Congratulations, Arturo! Sharing the best picture of your cycle holidays on Facebook and/or Twitter will be awarded. The author of the most shared picture will get a fantastic 8 days/ 7 nights cycle tourists package to cycle along a section of the EuroVelo 15 - Rhine Cycle Route.

Read more Jul 19, 2017

The journey of a lifetime: 4 months along the EuroVelo 6

Two years ago Matthias and Barbara quit their jobs in Munich and decided to embark on a long-term bike journey. But not like typical backpackers! They wanted to try something completely new. After conducting some research, they decided to cycle along the EuroVelo 6- Atlantic-Black Sea Route and absolutely fell in love with the Balkans.

Read more Jun 26, 2017