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cycling Destinations and rides

Search for your perfect cycling holiday destination or browse our destination guides. 

You'll find in-depth ride guides, GPX/TCX files, where to stay, when to go and more!

JUNE 2021: Articles of the month

Cycling the Isle of Arran

Cycling around Lake Geneva

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Tropical Islands


how to find the best cycling destination for you

Click on any of the buttons above and they'll take you straight through to the firsthand, in-depth cycling guides we've written for each country.

Alternatively, you can use the search tool to search for the places we think are best to visit in the month you want to travel.

Prefer to see all our guides at a glance? Here they are!

cycling Australia



Cycling Austria

Cycling Belgium


Cycling Cyprus


Cycling France

Alpe d'Huez region (including Col de la Croix de Fer, Col du Glandon, Col du Galibier)

Bourg Saint Maurice region (including Col de l'Iseran, Col de la Madeleine, Cormet de Roselend)

Ile de Ré

Nice and Côte d'Azure

Provence (including Mont Ventoux) 

Pyrenees (including Col du Tourmalet region and Col de Peyresourde region around Bagnerès-de-Luchon)

Our pick of the best cycling destinations in France

Cycling Italy

Bormio region (including Stelvio, Mortirolo and Gavia)


Cycling Japan


Cycling Mexico


Puerto Vallarta

Cycling Spain

Calpe and Costa Blanca

Costa Almeria

Costa Daurada

Girona and Costa Brava




Our pick of the best cycling destinations in Spain

Cycling Romania


Cycling tropical islands



Cycling UAE


Cycling United Kingdom (UK)

Brecon Beacons



Isle of Wight

Lake District

Peak District

Surrey Hills

Yorkshire Dales

Our pick of the best UK cycling holiday destinations 

Cycling United states of america (USA)


LA and Santa Monica Mountains

Santa Barbara county

Further inspiration for cycling in Europe

Our pick of the best cycling destinations in Europe

Our pick of the best cycling holidays in Europe that you can drive to

Our pick of the best romantic weekends in Europe for cyclists

How to use a cycling route planner to find the best cycling routes

So whether you want tips for cycling in Lanzarote, the inside story on cycling the Tourmalet or the best Isle of Wight bike rides, we have you covered! We hope you enjoy reading the guides as much as we've loved visiting each destination, reccing the rides and pulling together all of the information we want to know before we visit somewhere new. 

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