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Cycling in Algarve, an unforgettable journey made easy by quality cycling trails

The Southernmost part of EuroVelo 1 – Atlantic Coast Route crosses the stunning Portuguese region of Algarve in its entirety, from the Spanish border to Sagres, a 15th-century town looking at the ocean. Discover Ecovia do Litoral, this convenient cycling trail!

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Don’t miss these events if you are riding along the Rhine Cycle Route this summer!

EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Cycle Route runs along the Rhine from its source in the Swiss Alps to its mouth in the Dutch North Sea. The route visits several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, picturesque towns along the banks of this long river and a very diversified landscape. In order to discover the Rhine region even better, you could participate in one of the many cycling events which are offered along the way, especially in the summer! You can find more information about the Rhine Cycle Route and other events at www.rhinecycleroute.eu

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Discover Greece's beautiful EuroVelo routes

EuroVelo cycle tourists wishing to discover Greece's rich cultural and natural heritage by bike have a new tool at hand. Find all the information in one place on eurovelo.gr, a new website launched recently by our Greek National EuroVelo Coordinator "Cities for Cycling".

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Winter Cycling

More than 20,000 people were recorded cycling on the EuroVelo 10 – Baltic Sea Cycle Route in Poland this winter. It shows us that cyclists are not deterred by cold and snowy weather. Winter cycling is a booming sector, with companies being created every year to accommodate this growing demand. To learn more about this topic, we met with a tour operator in Austria.

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Recording an album on EuroVelo routes

Paul Cheese, a musician, sound artist, producer, singer, cyclist, songwriter and music teacher is set to start a cycle trip in April where he will record his third album solo ‘Just for the Record Three’. We caught up with him to see how the preparations for his trip are going.

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New Record, more than 4,000,000 page views in 2017 on the EuroVelo platform

Last year was a successful year for EuroVelo, including great events, important achievements and unforgettable moments. We are very proud to add another success to this: a new record of four million page views on the entire EuroVelo platform in 2017. We owe this success to you and we would like to thank you for it.

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Route 60: Cycling around Europe. Stories about all of us.

Jean Dujardin, a Journalist living in Belgium decided for the 60th birthday of the European Union, to challenge himself and go on a cycle tour across Europe and Tunisia for several months. Read on to find out more about Jean's adventure on the EuroVelo 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10.

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Most Popular Cycle Tourism Country and EuroVelo Route

Last year was a great year for EuroVelo. We would like to know what were your EuroVelo highlights during 2017 and also to hear what are your plans for 2018.

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“EuroVelo routes are just perfect for biking concert tours!”

Ida Johanne Kühn Riegels, a classical cellist and composer from Copenhagen, is set to start a concert tour by bike in April. For two months, she will transport her cello on her bike and give more than 20 concerts along the EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Cycle Route. We caught up with her to see how the preparations for her trip are going.

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Continued success in 2017: EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Cycle Route

Many of you enjoyed cycling on the EuroVelo 15 - Rhine Cycle Route in 2017, the first fully certified route in the EuroVelo network. We want to use this opportunity to look back at new developments along the route this year.

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Discover Austria’s amazing EuroVelo routes

Those of you planning to cycle on EuroVelo routes in Austria can now easily find all the information in one place with the launch of eurovelo.at, a new website by the Austrian National EuroVelo Coordinator Radlobby.

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Discovery of the French and Spanish sections of EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean route

As cold, dark winter is setting in across much of Europe, maybe you are daydreaming about going to a warm place for the holidays by bike? Why don’t you go to the south of France or Spain to cycle along the EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean route? If you are not convinced yet, you will be after having watched these two videos.

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Discoveries along the Rhine Cycle Route - Exciting museums about art,culture,nature and history

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, unique landscapes and nine UNESCO world heritage sites. A cycling tour along the famous and well-visited Rhine Cycle Route can be combined with a visit to one of the many museums along the route.

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Opening of a 'floating' cycle path in Luxembourg City

Luxembourg City has a new cycle and pedestrian path under the city's famous Adolphe Bridge. They are located on the EuroVelo 5- Via Romea (Francigena).

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Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie - It's been a while...

On the 15th of September, the EuroVelo 5- Via Romea Francigena App was launched. On this occasion we had the opportunity to interview Andrew Sykes, who cycled the EuroVelo 5- Via Romea (Francigena) a few years priorin 2010 and shared his impressions and experiences on his past trip with us. Read more…

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Official launch of the new EuroVelo 5 – Via Romea (Francigena) App

A new application has been launched for smart phones and tablets to help people plan and then cycle the route of EuroVelo 5 – Via Romea (Francigena). Over a thousand years ago, pilgrims used to travel all the way from England to Rome, among them Sigeric the Serious Archbishop of Canterbury, who did it to receive his symbols from the Pope. Now you can follow their footsteps by taking our 3,300km long version of the route: EuroVelo 5 – Via Romea (Francigena).

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EuroVelo 15 Summer Photo Contest - And the Winners are …

This year’s response to our Summer Photo Contest was huge and we’ve received a lot of beautiful pictures ! A great thanks to everybody who participated in our Summer Photo Contest! The results of the Photo Contest are finally in! And the winners are...

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Cycling from Ireland to Russia: Tom’s adventures on EuroVelo 2 - Capitals Route

Having previously cycled some of the most popular EuroVelo routes, Tom Jones decided to challenge himself and cycle one of the routes that would lead him to countries not often visited by cycle tourists: EuroVelo 2 - Capitals Route. On his journey he cycled a total of 50 days, with a rest day in each capital city, covering a distance of approximately 4,750 km. Read on to find out more about Tom's adventure.

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Hook of Holland: Certificates await cyclists who complete EuroVelo 15 - Rhine Cycle Route

Cyclists who complete the 1,233 km long EuroVelo 15- Rhine Cycle Route can obtain a certificate upon reaching the northern end of the route - in Hook of Holland - where the River Rhine enters the North Sea.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Grüezi, The Mountain Calls - Time to Discover Switzerland on Two Wheels!

Impressive Alpine mountains, beautiful forests, charming cities- Switzerland has it all! For nature lovers it might be a special experience to cycle some of the 12 000 kilometers of signposted cycle routes, which the country has to offer.

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Spain to Norway on a Bike called Reggie

He did it again! Over the past few years, Andrew Sykes has already got to know large parts of the EuroVelo network, cycling first the EuroVelo 5- Via Romea Francigena and then EuroVelo 8- Mediterranean Route both on his trusty bike Reggie. In his latest cycling trip, he embarked on a new adventure, combining several EuroVelo routes together and cycling from the southernmost tip of continental Europe to its northernmost point. In this exclusive interview he shares some of his impressions of this challenging new adventure with us.

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Official launch of the new EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail App

A new application has been launched for smart phones and tablets to help people plan and then cycle the route of EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail. The route invites people to retrace and experience the former border that for almost half a century divided Europe into East and West.

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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.

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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).

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