World's most beautiful cycling routes
If you’re keen on exploring beautiful scenery, but still feel like going active on a holiday, you should opt for exploring new places by bike as there are some incredibly beautiful cycling routes all over the world which pass through amazing scenery.
Not only will you discover places off the beaten track, but you will do something good for your overall health. Cycling in the wonderful nature will help you distance yourself from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embrace a healthier lifestyle with no stress. You will also shed a couple of unwanted pounds while your muscles get more toned and legs and arms stronger. Boosting your mood and becoming fit never seemed easier. All you have to do is pick a destination. Here’s a list of some of the most beautiful routes to explore.
Go all the way from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
If you’re fond of biking along the beaches, you should opt for visiting Vietnam. There’s a well-known 1,200-kilometre-long cycling route you can take no matter if you are a beginner or pro. You can get some good pieces of advice from those who have already cycled all over the way from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam. Along the way you will see the two largest cities in Vietnam and a lot of sandy coastline.
Still, if you’re a beginner, you should be aware of the fact that the Hai Van Pass, which the dividing point between North and South Vietnam, is not easy to pass. Still, the locals are super friendly and they will show you how to pass even the hardest obstacles while telling you all about their great culture.
Route des Grand Crus with all its delicacies, Burgundy, France
Willing to explore some romantic landscapes? Go to Burgundy and opt for Route des Grand Crus where you can pedal along the breathtaking scenery. The route is 800 kilometres long and along the way you can occasionally stop to try the finest wines of the region which is famous for unsurpassed vineyards.
A tiny town called Aloxe Corton is where you can try the finest cheese in France. You can go to Beaune, a medieval town and explore its architecture if you need some rest. Just don’t overindulge in cheese and wine because you’re there to cycle, after all.
Great ocean road, Australia is the place to go
There is no better place to go cycling than the Great Ocean Road in Australia. Yes, the path is quite long, 243 kilometres, but the sights are worth it. You will pedal along the windy road which will keep you cool most of the time. You’ll see numerous farmlands, cliff tops with amazing views, Lake Connewarre. If you’re into surfing, you’ll be pleased to hear that you will reach the best surfing point in Victoria – the Bells Beach.
While you are in intact nature, go eco-friendly. Save some money, and reduce the carbon tyre-print by opting for electric bikes. Grab your bike and off you go!
Cycle Route 10, Amsterdam, Holland is unique
Amsterdam is famous for biking. To embrace the locals’ lifestyle, you should get a bike and go on a cycling tour which is 42 kilometres long. It passes through the urban part of Amsterdam, cruises near the canal, and goes near the windmills. This is the only place where you can cycle through a museum – the wonderful Rijksmuseum.
Galway, Ireland and friendly local people
Ireland is home to some of the best natural sights in the world. Wherever you look, you’ll see the soothing green colour of endless fields. Go to Galway where you can enjoy the magnificent landscapes. You can create your own route, depending on your experience. Along the way you can stop at a pub and pick up a pint of Guinness, but be sure that the drink doesn’t go to your head. Drink moderately. While visiting pubs, you can chat with the friendly locals. If you’re into arts and crafts, you will love visiting Galway Art Festival. Stop at St Nicholas Church and discover the authentic architecture.
Experience the magnificent nature at different corners of the world in the best possible way. Get on a bike and discover the intact nature as you pedal along the way.