Top: The best place (not only) for a bike

There is no such thing as: the best place for a bike. There is also no such thing as the best place to visit. When I hear that someone says that, I only have one thought: he did not visit enough places yet. However, we decided to prepare a list of places that we have already visited and which we can recommend. This is a limited list of our recommendations:

The list is sorted (and filtered out of many visited but not matching TOP places), but it is very subjective, our pleases us. I hope it will evolve.


Place 1

The best place to make everything seem small


america bicycle


Roadtripping USA: Western America in 18 days


There can be only one king. I can't imagine spending a better (and more active) three weeks. Maybe the bike is optional here (although very useful), but such an accumulation of impressive places is hardly to be found elsewhere. From the depraved city of Las Vegas, through the captivating San Francisco and surprising Los Angeles to the heat in Death Valley, snowy Sequoias, vast Canyonlands, beautiful Big Sur, surprising Zion and Bryce parks, and much more...

The longest text in the history of the blog! READ


place 2

The best place if you like nature, order and rain


norway bicycle


BIKEPACKING NORWAY: FJORDS, RAIN AND SPECIALIZED DIVERGE


Yes, Yosemite in the US impresses very much. At least until you realize that 2 hours from home you have such Yosemite at every turn... ad nauseam. It is disgustingly expensive in Norway, logistics are hard and probably most of the time it is pouring rain that covers every view. However, but in these few moments of sunny weather, on perfect, empty asphalt road you will see landscapes, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world and most importantly: still undamaged by man. READ


place 3

The best place if you like originality and green/blue colors


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CYCLING AZORES: SAO MIGUEL


Very unobvious place and a bit extravagant, definitely better for Gravel than the road, but still beautiful... if of course we hit those special days when it is not raining.

Fairytale views, a small number of tourists, murderous driveways, greenery, cows, mounds, unique views, all this means that Azores are not forgotten.

The Azores are definitely not for everyone, but they undoubtedly land at the top of the list with us. READ


place 4

The best place to take a break from cycling world and look at nature


Albania bicycle


ALBANIA BY BIKE - GREAT BEAUTY AND CANYON GRAIL


Albania was the biggest surprise for us in history. We were getting ready for dirt, poverty, shit and fear, and it turned out that in the off season and outside the main tourist points it is exactly the opposite. Super nice people, great roads (both few asphalt and hidden off-road), cars bypassing us with a supply of many meters and views that they cut off the pumpkin.

Albania is excellent, very much... but I don't know how long it will last. READ


place 5

The best place to get iconic Instagram pics


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BIKING IN THE ALPS: STELVIO, GAVIA, MORTIROLO AND REST ...


Bormio - legendary place - no need to introduce. Several roads falling into the category "the most famous cycling routes in the world" available from one place are an unusual situation. In my opinion, the most obligatory place for a road cyclist who wants to fight in the mountains. Stelvio, Gavia, Mortirolo, shopping in Livigno, the opportunity to meet pros and the entire infrastructure prepared for cyclists.

...and unfortunately also a Mecca of motorcyclists, which makes it worth putting ear plugs in the season. READ


place 7

The best place for a short stay combined with walking


slovenia bicycle


SLOVENIA AND JULIAN ALPS: CYCLING SURPRISE


The Julian Alps are primarily a Mecca for climbers, and unfortunately the more advanced ones. There may not be much asphalt roads, but for a few days trip it is just right. Soaring, impressive peaks intersected with perfect asphalt, this is exactly what we like. READ


place 8

The best place for two winter weeks


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CYCLING THE CANARY ISLANDS


Winter classes for all of Europe. You don't know where to go when it's dark, cold and stinks; go to Gran Canaria. Certain weather, driveways, both large and small, good asphalt, lots of roads and infrastructure typically prepared for cyclists.

North and south are two completely different worlds, so both classic coffee-rider and a small explorer will find something for themselves. READ


place 9

The best place to do ride very high


Tenerife bicycle


THE BEST ROADS OF TENERIFE: WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO?


Winter classic number two. Teide volcano, climbing at ~ 2000m above sea level, available in several very different versions, Anaga Park, Masca; to this we add the fact that in winter it is a typical cycling island and we have another certainty that will not disappoint us. Why is it lower than Gran Canaria? Because there are less roads. If I had to choose a destination for a week trip, it would be Tenerife; for longer, Gran Canaria. READ


place 10

The best place if you like contrasts


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PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO - THE UGLIEST CAPITAL OF EUROPE?


In Montenegro, drivers drive as if they would like to kill us, the coast in the season begins to resemble Croatia, and garbage around cities can be collected by kilograms.

Only if you are out of season and you go to Durmitor, to Kotor, to Skadar Lake and to the Albanian mountains, you will experience aesthetic shock. And all this is easily accessible from Podgorica. READ


place 11

The best place if you like hills, lakes and walks


garda bicycle


LAKE GARDA: 10 PLACES THAT YOUR ROAD BIKE WOULD LIKE TO SEE


Evidence. A place that most cyclists will visit sooner or later. Close, good, usually warm, a lot of roads. From long ramps like Bondone or Baldo, to a disgusting side like Veleno, to gravel in the style of Tremalzo; something for everyone, from the road to MTB.

Spring-autumn mecca for cyclists of all species, for a reason. READ


place 12

The best place if you like when everything on vacation is simple


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CYCLING MALLORCA - PLACE FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE


I suspect that this is the most popular destination for cyclists in the world. Majorca is an island of road cyclists and never lets you forget it. The number of cyclists beats Warsaw Gassy, and Cap de Formentor is one of the nicer places we've been to. You can rent a bike everywhere here, drink coffee in every town, and if you catch a slipper, someone will throw you an inner tube within a few minutes. This has its pros, but it also has its cons ; for us, however, it is too big mainstream. READ


place 13

The best place if you like when its hot and nice... but you're not a girl


morocco bicycle


MOROCCO - IS IT NICE? I DO NOT KNOW.


On the one hand, beautiful and exotic, on the other a bit scary. The Atlas Mountains and the surrounding area is a beautiful thing, while cities like Marrakech or Agadir immediately generate an escape reflex.

A climate that needs to be liked and I don't know much about girls who feel comfortable there. For me the views make up for the inconvenience, but it's definitely not for everyone. READ


place 14

The best place if you like hills and don't want to go too far



CYCLING JESIONIKI - A VERY GOOD PLACE


Jeseníky are probably our favorite mountains in the category of those closest to us. High, with nice views, good asphalt and Czech climate.

Add to this empty and equally good road bends around them, and a certain recipe for weekend success is being created. READ


place 15

Best place... to die



FROM LISBON TO FARO ON FOLDING BIKE: BROMPTON TRIP 1


Lisbon is not the best place in the world for bicycles, but the further south you go, the better. Hills get steeper, people disappear, homeless dogs appear on the side of the road, all in a specific Portuguese climate, up to the Algarve, where it all culminates. READ


place 16

The best place to just ride


walecja


VALENCIA WITH A SADDLEBAG: A VERY CHEAP TRIP


The area around Valencia effectively reminds that Spain is not only sunny, sandy beaches, but also empty and small towns located in dry fields, where buying Coca-Cola is like a miracle. READ


place 17

The best place if you want to be in warm countries without driving far



ISTRIA ROAD BIKE: WHERE TO RIDE WHAT TO DO


Closest warm countries we can get - introduction to Croatia. There is a sea, there are hills, traffic is small, although the drivers are moderate. A good place for a day trip when the weather in "big mountains" is not good enough yet. READ


place 18

The best place for a trip with kids




BORNHOLM ON A BICYCLE: THE WORLD'S MOST BORING ISLAND?


This is not our thing at all, but if you are looking for a (expensive) place to take your beginner wife / husband or you want to practice bikepacking or even pull kids in a trailer, then you can't get better. Nice, safe, pleasant, family-friendly. READ


place 19

The best place for a pensioner's cycling holiday



UZNAM ISLAND BY BICYCLE: RICH MAN'S RETIREMENT


Similar to Bornholm, but closer, easier, and with more people. Along all the pros and cons that it entails. Best place for trekking... and there are sandwiches with herring! READ


place 20

The best place to enjoy coming back home


Naples


NEAPOL - CYCLING MARRAQUES OF EUROPE.


In Naples everything is terrible: crowds, noise, clutter, roads, people... all. Even the famous Amalfi Coast is so crowded that the reflex of escape immediately starts. Being aware of how good some remote areas can be, I don't know why anyone would go there.

Naples on this list is for one reason - man appreciates his home READ


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