Imagine traveling long distances on your bike across cities or countries. The idea may seem daunting, especially if you have not even ventured that far from the familiar roads and paths of home. But it may well be one of the challenges you won’t regret taking on at least once. Journeying to different destinations on two wheels has all the makings of memorable experiences and the amazing stories they make.
Australia’s beautiful and diverse scenery makes it a great place for bicycle touring. The open roads, seemingly endless dirt tracks, coastal bike trails, and so much more await anyone who is up for a long distance ride. To explore the whole country on two wheels will take months or even years with so much ground to cover. Some of the best places to go for scenic bike touring rides include the Bass Coast Rail Trail, Grand Ridge Road, Great Ocean Road, the Munda Biddi Trail in Western Australia, and Tasmania’s East Coast among many others.
It should not come as a surprise that a country teeming with spectacular natural scenery is also one of the most popular bike touring destinations in the world. Long distance rides on roads, woodlands, lakeside paths, and mountain trails with breathtaking views all around are among the things worth doing when in Chile. The Atacama Desert, Lake District, and Patagonia are just some of the bicycle touring destinations that should definitely be on your list.
Bike touring in France is an experience of a lifetime with many possible destinations to explore on or off-the-beaten French cycling paths. Explore the roads and trails of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire Valley, Normandy, Petit Lubéron valley in Provence, Route des Vins in Alsace, Route du Sel (salt road), and more.
Pristine scenery and diverse terrain are among Norway’s top bike touring attractions. There is no dearth of delightful places to go for long distance rides where you can discover more of the country’s attractions. The fjord regions and Trondheim are among the top places to go for some really spectacular views on two wheels.