Top 10 locations for cycling holidays
When it comes to finding the perfect cycling holiday you may find yourself unsure where to start. Depending on your skill level, terrain, and the experience you’re looking for can make a big difference to the location you choose.
To help narrow down the vast choice we’ve put together 10 of our favourite locations for cycling holidays. Some of them might just surprise you, but what’s guaranteed is a cycling holiday of a lifetime!
Set the wheels in motion with our top 10 locations for cycling holidays
Cycling in the Swiss Alps offers so many single trail cycling routes that you needn’t ride the same trail twice. With spectacular views across the mountains you’ll discover an even greater love for mountain biking. There’s trails to suit all levels so you can ride at your level on trails that suit your interest and ability.
For those who want to combine their cycling with culture then cycling in Myanmar (formally Burma) offers a truly unique experience by bike. The riding is mostly on country roads, some tarmac and some dirt, so great for beginners. This location will provide you with a cycling holiday like no other as you pass through many small villages, meet friendly and curious locals and get a feel for the area and its people.
Peaceful and remote, cycling in Tuscany allows you to enjoy a more laid-back biking holiday visiting beautiful hilltop villages while immersing yourself in vast nature reserves. It’s quite a hilly location so although you can enjoy relaxing cycling, a generally good level of fitness will make it more enjoyable.
Cycle through wild landscapes, enchanting Saxon villages and famous wildflower meadows on a cycling tour of Romania. There is very little traffic and most of the trails link smaller villages. It’s mostly tarmac, gravel roads and narrow forest trails.
You may not have considered cycling in Rwanda, but now you are the route from Kigali To Congo is an extraordinary 220 kilometre journey on dirt roads through some of Africa’s most awe-inspiring scenery. It is a great way to experience Rwanda or Africa from ground level.
There are so many fascinating sights that can be see while cycling through Vietnam. You’ll find good surfaced roads as well as some good quality dirt tracks. Explore the Vietnamese countryside away from the main roads where the bicycle is the most common form of transport.
Cycling in Sri Lanka’s landscape provides the perfect balance of challenge and reward. It’s a great for people who want to experience authentic cultural and natural encounters. Experience some of Sri Lanka’s most iconic scenery, cultural heritage and natural wildlife, just remember you are in the tropics so expect some heat!
For a beautiful cycling holiday in Thailand head along the majestic tropical coastline on good quality roads following Thailand’s greatest coastal range. Enjoy the quiet countryside of the East Coast and the beach town of Hua Hin, like most cyclists you’ll go for the challenge and fall in love with the culture.
With quiet roads, constantly-changing scenery and a never-ending supply of cosy pubs and eateries, you’ll love cycling across Ireland. Ride coast to coast through some of Ireland’s most dramatic scenery, traverse 4 beautiful peninsulas and 4 challenging mountain passes on this epic coast to coast ride.
Ride the single trails of the mighty Annapurna region on a cycling holiday in Nepal. Test your legs and feel the Himalayan wind rush by while covering over 80 miles of terrain including epic single trails in this beautiful area.