Travel responsibly across Europe’s most beautiful and scenic destinations – cyclists are more than welcome on this continent. In fact, Europe has some of the strongest cycling culture, reinforced by convenient infrastructure and affordable bike rentals. Here are the best cities that just cry out to be explored on a bike, report
Amsterdam is the cycling capital of the world. The Dutch love cycling, and flat landscapes make the experience easy and enjoyable. Whereas some cities struggle with car traffic, you will rarely see traffic jams in Amsterdam – everyone is on a bike here.
Savoring historic and architectural marvels in Dublin works best when you are on a slow ride, observing them all at your own pace. Tour the famous Irish pubs, although you might need to replace your bike with a taxi at the end of your journey.
Enjoy majestic Danube views in this beautiful and historic capital of Hungary. The buildings of Parliament, lit at night and reflected in the Danube waters, offer a sight to remember. The city is now actively investing in its bike infrastructure.
Bordeaux is small, yet cozy, historic, yet artsy and classical. Explore one of the French capitals of winemaking by taking a bike tour across its breathtaking streets, dotted with numerous cafes and fine monuments.
Denmark is one of the countries, leading the world in positive environmental impact, so it is no wonder its capital is bike-friendly. Bike rental stations abound across the city. When tired of cycling, stop and contemplate at the fabulous botanical gardens.
Oxford is perfectly suited for a daily bike trip. Cycle alongside the Thames River to the old colleges, where some of the Harry Potter movies were filmed. Bikes are available for rent in the town center and you can even sign up for a guided bike tour.
One of the most bike-friendly countries in the world, Sweden invests heavily in replacing cars with electric vehicles and bikes. Tour across Malmo’s stunning seaside for a glimpse of genuinely Scandinavian landscapes.
Luxuriate on divine waffles and Belgian chocolates, then burn your calories on a bike ride across the historic streets of Ghent. The city center is almost completely car-free, and cyclists have right of way anyway. Ghent is a small historic city, through and through, so you will stop and marvel very often.