Slovenia's alpine valleys are best explored on bike |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i>
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Training & Preparing for your Bike Tour

Find quality advice from our cycling and travel experts

It's best to ensure you are well prepared before you embark on a cycling holiday in Europe. Below you will find a variety of helpful advice, including information on how to train for a multi-day bike trip, top tips from past travellers, and recommended gear for your cycling tour.

If you need further information, don't hesitate to reach out to our helpful team of cycling experts. Our staff can offer great insight because we all are big active travel enthusiasts. Or if you would like to contribute some advice we'd love to hear it! Email [email protected] and share your travel knowledge.

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Cyclists outside Chateau de Losse |  <i>Rob Mills</i> Effective ways to recover after a long cycle

Biking around the Dolomites, Italy Our useful guide to prepare you for a cycling tour

Cycling along the Volga Bike maintenance tips from a pro


Scenic cycling through pine forests in Lithuania |  <i>Andrew Bain</i> How does a self guided bike trip in Europe work?

On the way to Nova Bystrice |  <i>Els van Veelen</i> How I prepared for my first ever bike tour

Enjoying the scenery en-route to Asolo |  <i>Rob Mills</i> 8 benefits of an electric bike


Slovenia offers beautiful cycling opportunities |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i> Different types of bikes explained

An electric bike is very useful if you are nervous about your fitness |  <i>Pat Rochon</i> Everything you need to know about electric bikes

Travel the Dutch countryside the way the locals do |  <i>NBTC</i> Dutch cycling secrets


Cycling along the seafront at Vrsar Cycling FAQ

Admiring the Esztergom Basilica |  <i>Lilly Donkers</i> Traveller cycling stories and photos 

Cycling near the Three Peaks of Lavaredo in the Dolomites |  <i>Rob Mills</i> Cycling Quiz: How much do you know about cycling in Europe?

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