Traversing landscapes by bicycle can we a wonderful way to experience a place. There are plenty of stunning places to choose from but we’ve taken a selection of some of the best to tempt you away from your computer screen. So, on your bike!
Columbia Icefields Parkway Cycle Tour
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This stunning landscape runs through the sublime Canadian Rockies between two national parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites, Jasper and Banff. The jaw-dropping scenery includes glaciers, lakes and valleys of wildflowers. And if you keep your eyes peeled along the way, you might even spot some of the local wildlife, such as bighorn sheep, moose and even bears.
Irish Coastal Cycling
As you wheel through its rolling green hills, Emerald Isle has some outstandingly beautiful destinations to offer, from Dingle Peninsula and the Ring of Kerry to Killarney National Park. All of that peddling through stunning landscapes can be thirsty work, so it’s a good thing there are plenty of cozy pubs dotted around!
Bryce and Zion Biking Tour
The rugged beauty and boundless landscapes of the American Southwest have long attracted wanderlusting souls. There’s hardly a better way to get up close and personal with those magnificent red rocks, at the same time as covering a lot of ground, than by bicycle. Particularly noteworthy are Utah’s two national parks: Bryce Canyon and Zion, which offer breathtaking panoramic views of the red canyons.
Bike and Barge in Holland and Belgium
These flat lands make for very relaxing cycling, which allows you to fully take in the historic windmills and medieval streets of Bruges and Ghent. Then, when you need a break from all that gentle cycling, you can cruise past traditional fishing villages and alongside houseboats on a canal barge.
Tour of Rajasthan, India
Cycling is a wonderful way to take in all the richness and vibrancy of India. You’ll have the chance to experience traditional Rajasthani villages and pass along paths less trodden, down rural back roads. Then, after all that exploring, you take a well-deserved break at the sacred lakeside town of Pushkar.