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Europe by bike: We know the most interesting cycling routes!

Do not leave your bike at home and head to Europe. We will help you to decide where exactly to go. What would you say to a historical tour around Vienna or Munich? If this idea didn’t convince you then you should take a dramatic ride along the Berlin Wall, go the amazing Elbe Trail that leads from Dresden to Prague or travel to Denmark to learn all about the fjords and Vikings.

Get to know the most interesting cycling routes in Europe! Photo: Adobe Stock

Vienna, city of cyclists

Cyclists simply love the Austrian capital, which has grown into a network of cycling routes, where you can rent a bike at every corner. If you go to Vienna, you should definitely try Circular bike route around the Ring. You will not only do something for your health, but you can also enjoy the view of the UNESCO landmarks. The trail leads straight on so you have enough time to admire the beauty of the city. You will start at the bridge Marienbrücke on Schwedenplatz Square and continue along the circular Ringstraße where beautiful buildings, such as the State Opera, the Hofburg Imperial Palace and Parliament, are. From there you can reach the historical center or go towards the Danube and take the romantic route along the promenade. At the end you will be proud of yourself because you cycled 4.5 km. There are a lot of temptations on the route such as the famous museums and cozy cafes, which you are allowed to visit.

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The Elbe Trail - from Dresden to Prague

Drážďany autobusem
Across Saxon Switzerland National Park you will get to the
stunning Elbe canyon.
Photo: Philipp Ziegler/Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz e. V.

Yes, discovering Dresden by a bike is definitely worth it, but there is also something else for the most demanding cyclists - The Elbe Trail. You'll probably pedaling a few days to finish the trail, which is over 200 km long but the experience is worth it! You can travel to Dresden by Eurolines buses, which are equipped with special bike holders. The trail will lead you from Dresden to romantic Pirna, the spa town of Bad Schandau. Across Saxon Switzerland National Park you will get to the stunning Elbe canyon, where you may get lost in time between the unique rock towers. On the way to the finish line, you will have a chance to check out cities as Decin, Litomerice or Melnik.

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Cycling drama along the Berlin Wall and romantic ride to Potsdam

German city of Berlin is very proud of its many relaxing paths, which go through the center and the beautiful landscape of lakes and forests. The route Mauer Radweg is 165 km long and goes along the original Berlin Wall and definitely belongs to the most interesting routes in Germany. You should also stop by the tunnels through which people tried to escape to the West. On the route you will pass the castle tower, which was used by the East German snipers. You will see the Bridge of spies and in silence you will pass the 125 memorials to the victims of the "Cold War". If you want something more playful, head to Potsdam, where beautiful castles and gardens take place. And do not forget a swimsuit, in case you will not be able to resist any of the magical lakes!

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Rostock - cycling holiday around the Baltic Sea

If you take a bike to the hanseatic city in northeast of Germany, you will definitely not regret. Romance, the ancient houses built from clay bricks and Gothic churches are worth a visit. A fish market, famous fish restaurants and also shops and theaters are waiting for you in the harbor with well-known promenade. On your bike you will probably head out of town to the beaches in the resort that is in suburb of Warnemünde.

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From Copenhagen to the fjords and Vikings

Kodaň autobusem
From Copenhagen to the fjords and Vikings.
Photo: Zuzana Rybářová

Everyone knows how to ride a bike in the capital city of Denmark and you can also comfortably explore all of its magical corners in just few minutes. But if you want to try something different, more romantic and adventurous, head out of Copenhagen to the large circle of Denmark, which is about 259 km long and consists several beautiful cycling routes. You will ride along the coast with great beaches to the beautiful resorts Hornbæk and Gilleleje, then through the forests of Gribskov to the lake Esrum Sø. From there you will head to the romantic villages, through the natural park to the peninsula Hundested, from where you can get to peninsula Odsherred and admire the fjords. You will arrive to the historical town of Holbaek, from where you can continue to “visit” Vikings in Roskilde (47 km). From there it is only a short distance to Copenhagen.

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Munich bike tours

Mnichov autobusem
Guided tours around the city. Photo: Dollarphotoclub

The Munich cycling - from March to October, you can join an organized tour around the city - in English, but on the bike! The tour starts at Marienplatz Square. The route is about 6 km long and gives you the opportunity to see all fundamental landmarks - you will ride through the Karlsplatz, continue through the pedestrian zone in the center, around Viktualienmarkt, to the castle Nymphenburg with a large park or you may visit one of the largest parks in Europe - the English Garden with its magnificent lakes and villas.

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New: To the best cycling routes by the bus

The coaches on the bus services Prague - Dresden - Berlin - Rostock - Copenhagen, Prague - Munich and Prague - Vienna are equipped with the SPECIAL BIKE HOLDERS. You don´t have to disassemble and wrap up the bicycle. With decomposed and wrapped bike stored in the luggage compartment, you can go to Brno, Liege, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Strasbourg, Paris, Nancy, Nice, Metz, Reims, Zagreb, Milan, Genoa, Budapest, Aachen, Frankfurt, Cologne, Mannheim, Nuremberg, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Haag, Arnhem, Eindhoven, Keukenhof, Bratislava, Maribor and Lugano.

More information: https://elines.cz/en/transportation-of-bicycles